Jonathan Harris, who resigned Monday as commissioner of consumer protection, intends Wednesday to become the first Democrat to open an exploratory committee for governor since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced last week that he would not seek a third term in 2018. Others are expected to follow.
Mark Greenberg, a Republican businessman who was the GOP nominee for Congress in the 5th District in 2014, announced his candidacy Wednesday for state comptroller.
WASHINGTON — There’s at least one thing Sen. Chris Murphy, a frequent critic of Donald Trump, sees eye to eye on with the president – the need to close loopholes in laws that requires government agencies to “buy American.” Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order that encourages government agencies to give priority to American companies when awarding contracts.
The survey, commissioned by the Connecticut Education Association and the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, found 64 percent of voters would cast ballots against legislators who back such a plan.
All of us are closely following CSCU President Mark Ojakian’s proposal for a dramatic reform of the state higher education system. Above and beyond politics, or Ojakian’s (aggressively questioned) experience in higher education, he is absolutely right in one truth: Our system is unsustainable and this is as simple as change or die.
Asking why you should vote for the Libertarian Party is the wrong question. The question ought to be “when?” Everyone has a different threshold for that. Connecticut’s health, arguably America’s health as well, demand a serious movement of that goal post to immediately rather than later.