Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-Stonington, who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a fall at his home in 2014, was being evaluated in a hospital Thursday after the car he was driving went off a road and down an embankment in Waterford.
BALTIMORE, MD. — Larry Kudlow continued to keep people guessing as to whether he’ll challenge Sen. Richard Blumenthal at the House and Senate Republican retreat in Baltimore Thursday, but the pressure was on. “I talked to quite a few senators,” Kudlow said. “They were very encouraging.”
Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby won’t be leaving Connecticut for a post in Kansas. Although Bremby was a finalist to become city manager of Lawrence, Kan., the city commission selected another candidate Thursday.
State Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo unveiled a detailed plan Thursday to help Connecticut dodge a fiscal iceberg nearly two decades from now by capping its annual pension costs below $2.3 billion through 2033.
Connecticut’s political elite raced Wednesday to frame General Electric’s decision to abandon its 1970s-era campus in suburban Fairfield for a new global headquarters in downtown Boston as everything from merely disappointing to politically cataclysmic. Business feared politicians would draw the wrong lessons.
The challenge for state government, said economists and business leaders Wednesday, will be to find the resources to invest – in transportation, information technology and higher education – as the cost of public-sector retirement benefits spikes over the next decade to 15 years.