Connecticut officials have begun planning for an influx of Puerto Ricans seeking refuge from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, but say it will be weeks or months before it becomes clear how many may come to Connecticut – temporarily or permanently.
The Connecticut Democratic Party says it paid $155,000 to the state Friday, completing its payments on a $325,000 settlement reached in 2016 with the State Elections Enforcement Commission.
Sean Connolly, who has been talking to fellow Democrats about running for governor in 2018, is stepping down Wednesday as the state commissioner of veterans affairs, the governor’s office announced Friday.
The FBI this week released 2016 crime data that includes municipal-level counts. We’ve combined those figures with data going back to 1985 to illustrate long-term crime trends by municipality.
An anticipated 14.2 percent decline means an estimated 77,600 fewer students will be attending Connecticut’s public schools by 2025, and about 2,100 fewer students will be graduating high school each year, the U.S. Department of Education said.
Our politicians and their corporate overlords, in their infinite chase for money, are trying to perpetrate another scam on the good people of Connecticut – an MGM Resorts International casino in Bridgeport Harbor. They will promise jobs, entertainment and tax revenues. They will bring more traffic, Amtrak delays along with despair, personal bankruptcies, embezzlement, domestic violence and suicides.
The National Institute on Money in State Politics released data on Sept. 26 demonstrating an important issue. The residents of Connecticut whose voices will be lost are why the Citizens’ Election Program must be protected.
Justice Stephen G. Breyer knows the game. Without looking, Breyer knew exactly where he stood Thursday night throughout a 90-minute chat with CBS reporter Norah O’Donnell on the Bushnell stage, how close he was to boundaries beyond which a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court should not venture.