Branford – Ted Kennedy Jr. made his debut as a candidate for public office Tuesday, blessed and burdened by a name that makes instant allies and passionate enemies of perfect strangers. His uncles and father began earlier, sights set on Congress or beyond. Kennedy, 52, is running for the part-time Connecticut General Assembly.
By adopting ‘Initiative, Referendum and Recall,’ Connecticut citizens would have some meaningful leverage over their elected officials.
Two legislative committees have approved a bill that would require the state’s public colleges and the departments of Labor and Education to implement a system to track information on student employment once they graduate from Connecticut public colleges and universities.
When students start taking Common Core exams, the results will “expose that we have a middle-class crisis in this country,” said the CEO of a charter school network at Monday’s annual Yale School of Management Education Leadership Conference.
It was a big deal at John Dempsey Hospital when a housekeeper stopped a doctor from entering a room where a procedure was taking place. The celebration that followed was part of a broader effort to improve patient safety, modeled after strategies used in aviation, nuclear power and other industries where even small mistakes can have dire consequences.
I believe Malloy should be forced to issue a report indicating the original plan to save $1 billion and the final results by item.
Watch the replay below of The Connecticut Mirror’s first Digital Town Hall event, “CT Electric Choices and You,” streamed live Tuesday morning and sponsored by AARP. The event was moderated by Mirror Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Pazniokas. Have an additional question? Send a tweet to @CTMirrorPaz or e-mail him at email@example.com.