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30-30-30 is feasible

With the collapse of yet another high-speed-rail megaproject, this time in California, and with pension and debt obligations in Connecticut stretching to the horizon, no one could blame the public or state legislators for doubting Gov. Ned Lamont’s announced goal, dubbed 30-30-30, of 30-minute travel times by rail between paired cities: Hartford and New Haven, New Haven and Stamford, Stamford and New York City.

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Fact checking the CSCU reorganization

It has been nearly nine years since the Connecticut Legislature approved Gov. Dannel Malloy’s reorganization of the four regional universities, 12 community colleges and an online college into one system, the Connecticut State College and University System. With the inauguration of a new governor and a newly appointed Connecticut Legislature Education Committee, it is wise to review the original premise and to analyze the progress that has been made.