Fourteen months have passed since Jennie was violently taken down from behind as she walked from one end of the state-run jail for girls to the other. On Thursday, concerned lawmakers on the legislative panel that oversees juvenile justice wanted to know: Where is Jennie now, and how is she doing? And do the jails, which house juveniles convicted of a crime, improve their behavior after they leave?
With an appeal for Democratic unity in Hartford, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy followed a time-honored script Thursday for things to say and do after a primary. He celebrated Luke Bronin’s capture of the mayoral nomination and praised the loser, Mayor Pedro Segarra. Joe Ganim’s win in Bridgeport was another matter.
Dr. John Votto, the longtime chief executive of New Britain’s Hospital for Special Care, plans to retire Oct. 1. He will be succeeded by Lynn Ricci, the organization’s senior vice president and chief operating officer.
A Superior Court judge on Wednesday grudgingly agreed to delay the the start of a trial to determine whether the state is spending enough to ensure every student a quality education.
WASHINGTON – Several members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation Wednesday promised General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt whatever help he needed in Washington. “We offered to do whatever we can,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
The state’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in August, falling from 5.4 to 5.3 percent as Connecticut added 3,200 non-farm jobs last month, the Department of Labor reported Thursday.
More than a year after launching, state-run health insurance exchanges, including Connecticut’s, still hadn’t fully completed key information technology functions, federal auditors said in a report released Wednesday.
A letter to the Board of Regents: It has come to our attention that the Civil Engineering Technology program at Three Rivers Community College is in grave danger of being terminated. Also, the Environmental Engineering Technology program is being threatened by being changed to an “Environmental Science” program. These changes will be a huge mistake for the TRCC administration to make. Here’s why:
Democrats decided it was a night for change in mayoral primaries in Hartford and Bridgeport, endorsing newcomer Luke Bronin in Hartford and Joe Ganim, the former mayor and felon, in Bridgeport, where Mayor Bill Finch pledged to continue his campaign as a third-party candidate.