The state panel that crafts the requirements on how districts evaluate their teachers has approved changes that restrict districts from using a single standardized test when grading their teachers.
The Senate overwhelmingly granted final approval Thursday to a landmark deal that authorizes $400 million in tax breaks to United Technologies Corp. to trigger a major expansion designed to preserve Connecticut’s aerospace and engineering base.
One of the top Democrats in the Senate conceded Thursday that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s rebate program might need to be scaled back if disappointing tax revenue projections don’t improve soon.
It is time to allow Connecticut’s hospitals to take the actions necessary to remain a vital part of the state’s communities.
Children need champions, especially children who have lost their family connections.
The partisan debate heated up Thursday at the Capitol over whether state government should administer a retirement savings program for private-sector employees.
The top House Republican on the legislature’s tax-writing committee, Rep. Sean Williams of Watertown, announced Thursday he won’t seek re-election this fall.
Legislators spoke of the toll that addiction to heroin and other opiates has taken in Connecticut and described the proposal as a needed tool that could save lives by making people more willing to help someone experiencing an overdose.
Will Anthony V. Avallone, Timothy D. Bates and Maurice B. Mosley be the last judges to qualify for an annual pension of $100,000 after just three-plus years of service? A freshman Democratic legislator is trying to guarantee it.
Senate Bill 394 would allow doctors to override insurers’ ability to influence what medications their patients should have. Please pass it.
The state will spend $3.4 million to promote Connecticut tourism ahead of the summer travel season within the state and to audiences in New York, Rhode Island and western Massachusetts, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday.
The U.S. Coast Guard unit stationed in New Haven has the job of patrolling Long Island Sound for drug smugglers and terrorists. But it also is deployed to enforce safety perimeters around dozens of private parties every year, many of which include fireworks displays over the water.