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Posted inCT Viewpoints

An open letter from Connecticut to President-elect Trump

Dear President Elect Donald J. Trump,

I wanted to congratulate you on your unprecedented victory. You have reminded the world that anything is possible as a citizen of the United States;
You’ve reminded us that being overconfident can be your worst enemy and quickest route to defeat;
You’ve reminded us that history repeats itself and pendulums swing both ways and absolutely will when pushed too far to one side or another…

Posted inEducation, Health, Money

State agencies offer more painful possibilities for budget cuts

State agencies have offered the governor’s budget office options as it prepares a 2017-18 state budget proposal. Among those just made public: Some DMV offices could close. Housing subsidies for those with AIDS could be cut. And hundreds more state jobs could be eliminated by privatizing services for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.