WASHINGTON — Connecticut’s Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission has asked Congress for quick action on legislation to help Puerto Rico with its $72 billion debt crisis.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Murphy said Thursday that he and other state Democratic officials are helping to launch a phone bank aimed at helping Hillary Clinton win the state’s April 26 Democratic primary.
Jane Ciarleglio, the longtime leader of the state agency that oversees state financial aid and for-profit colleges, is retiring Friday.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced an executive order Thursday banning official state travel to North Carolina, joining a growing list of public officials and corporations to condemn that state’s passage of a law hostile to the gay and transgender communities.
August Wolf, the only announced Republican candidate for the 2016 U.S. Senate race in Connecticut, named his new leadership team Thursday, an effort to stabilize a campaign rocked by turnover, unusually public dissension and fundraising challenges. He also filed his long overdue end-of-year finance report.
Discount bus lines like Megabus have free Wi-Fi. Even Connecticut’s new CTfastrak commuter bus system to Hartford gives its passengers free Wi-Fi.
But there is no Wi-Fi on Metro-North. And the railroad says none is planned, even though the new M8 railcars are ready for the needed gear. And therein lies a story.
The Board of Regents is seeking cost savings from community college faculty and staff, whose response has been notably less confrontational than that of faculty at the regional Connecticut state universities when asked for givebacks last November.