WASHINGTON – Citing Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, Sen. Chris Murphy took to the Senate floor Wednesday to defend President Obama’s policy toward Russia from GOP sniping — and to suggest changes.
Connecticut lawmakers have scaled back the key component of the plan aimed at shoring up the financial deficits the state’s largest public college system faces in the coming years. There will be less than half the original funding of the buy-one, get-one-free course incentive program.
A fourth consecutive year of improving graduation rates and narrowing achievement gaps gave Gov. Dannel P. Malloy an opportunity Wednesday to begin to turn education reform from an irritant in his relationship with teachers to an election-year asset with the broader electorate.
Senate President Pro Tem Donald E. Williams Jr., D-Brooklyn, who is not seeking re-election after 22 years in office, was named Wednesday as one of three finalists for the presidency of Quinebaug Valley Community College.
Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby has withdrawn his name from consideration to become city manager of Fort Worth, Texas, according to local media reports.
A recent set of studies from the University of Connecticut aptly describes the ills of urban parking and how it affects the landscape of downtown Hartford. Surface parking now covers 22 percent of the land in downtown Hartford, and “entire blocks have been turned from human-scale building fronts to expansive surface lots.” Why does Hartford […]
An artificial reef project that uses huge concrete objects called Reef Balls is an attempt to stop erosion on the shoreline in Stratford. The problem is, no one is sure whether the experiment — a first for Connecticut — will work.