Democratic leaders responded to the weekend shootings by calling on the GOP to approve expanded FBI background check bills.
The lawmakers sent a letter to Commissioner Renee Coleman-Mitchell saying it would be improper for her to offer an opinion on the issue.
Connecticut Democrats rallied Monday for stronger federal gun control measures in the wake of last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.
Today is the 26th anniversary of the implementation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the landmark federal law that provides up to 12 weeks of job-protected, unpaid leave to eligible workers. Now, 26 years later, there’s something to celebrate: paid family and medical leave is on its way to Connecticut.
Gov. Ned Lamont and the legislature dodged the spending cap to make an initial $20 million investment in a public-private partnership to assist struggling schools.
The SAT scores also show that Connecticut is not making progress closing wide achievement gaps between minority students and their peers.
After the embarrassing and ungracious offering of the job of Connecticut Commissioner of Education to one person, then withdrawing the offer, and then offering the job to a second person, the reason given to the public for choosing the second person was that the State Board of Education wanted a commissioner with whom it was “on the same page.” But what is that page? A good place to start looking for it is with the goals of the new commissioner.