Nearly a week after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his intention to use terrorist watch lists to screen gun buyers, it remains unclear how his executive powers would allow him to unilaterally alter criteria set by state law. He has not sought an opinion from the attorney general.
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WASHINGTON – Congressional researchers told the Air Force its ambitious modernization program will leave it strapped for money, and it may have to cut the number of F-35s it wants to buy.
At a key sign-up deadline, exchange officials say they’re focused on more than just whether people enroll.
An ob-gyn who recently earned a master of business administration degree, John F. Rodis will be the first physician to lead the 118-year-old hospital.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday he will make a second try next year for a constitutional “lockbox” to safeguard transportation revenue and vowed to campaign against any legislator who opposes it should the measure fail.
Rep. Terry Backer, D-Stratford, a burly lobsterman who brought a crusade to improve Long Island Sound to the General Assembly and helped Robert F. Kennedy Jr. promote the national “Waterkeeper” movement, died Monday night from complications of brain cancer. He was 61.
2015 was a landmark year for public charter schools in Connecticut. A record 9,000 children are now enrolled in charters and two new schools opened in Bridgeport and Stamford, bringing the state’s total to 24. And a new study shows that accountability measures recently signed into law make Connecticut’s charter law stronger than ever. Moving forward, we must pay close attention to how public charter school students are treated compared to their peers. State leaders should read NACSA’s study on national charter laws and look to other states on how to bring approval process up to par. And they should also applaud themselves for the accountability measures passed this June.