The race for governor heated up Monday over a squabble about the state’s minimum wage. Democrat Ned Lamont’s campaign charged that Republican Bob Stefanowski plans to repeal Connecticut’s $10.10 per hour minimum wage — a charge the GOP nominee immediately denied.
UConn Health took the next necessary step in pursuing a public-private partnership on Monday by releasing a “Solicitation of Interest” letter nationally. The letter is a request for proposals from health organizations across the country interested in partnering with the Farmington-based health system.
In the “land of steady habits,” we don’t fix problems, we study them… over and over again. It’s been 10 years since then-Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s “blue ribbon” Critelli Commission report studying the reform of the Department of Transportation. You’ll remember that the study came after a construction scandal on I-84. And while much of the report addresses the dysfunction of the CDOT, I was pleased that the Commission’s chairman, then-Pitney Bowes Chairman Michael Critelli, also picked up on some suggestions for improving rail service.
Child care inspection reports in Connecticut are public documents, but there’s no useful way to search for them online. So we built one. Although the state does license programs to ensure the facilities and homes are safe for children and staff are equipped to handle emergencies, the state’s online database only provides the date that […]
Imagine you’re mired in heavy traffic on I-95 on a steamy summer day, with plenty of time to study the car ahead of you. Something puzzles you about it, but you’re not sure what. After staring for a long minute, you realize — aha — that it has no tailpipe. It is an electric car. You are tailing a Tesla. If you’ve not yet had this experience, you soon will.
Children enrolled at Rhonda Strycharz’s home day care program. When Rhonda Strycharz first opened a day care 18 years ago in her New Hartford home, only a few states had a rating system to help parents choose a child care provider. Connecticut was not among them. By last year, 41 states had a county or state-wide Quality […]