A veteran state administrator and former chief financial officer for the University of Connecticut, Richard Gray, has been named deputy state treasurer. State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier also announced that her deputy since May 2012, Christine Shaw, now will serve as chief compliance officer for the treasury.
WASHINGTON — Reaction in Congress to the historic Iran deal ranged from condemnation to hope it will curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Most Connecticut lawmakers praised President Obama for negotiating with Iran and other world powers, although former Sen. Joe Lieberman helped rally opposition to the deal.
When the budget implementer bill was presented to the House chamber during the special session on June 29, we had mere hours to read it over and realize that despite some changes made for the better, this budget didn’t do nearly enough to steer Connecticut in the right direction. Much discussion has been focused on corporations and the unconscionable unitary tax placed upon them, but make no mistake; this budget does not discriminate in regards to its negative impact upon both businesses and residents.