The winners included Justin Elicker in New Haven, Mark Boughton in Danbury, Luke Bronin in Hartford and Brenda Kupchick in Fairfield.
Gina McCarthy takes the helm at the NRDC as the Trump administration was announcing it will begin formally withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord.
Voters have until 8 p.m. to cast ballots for local leaders in cities and and small towns across Connecticut.
Democrats would like to see early evidence that President Donald J. Trump remains a galvanizing force in blue Connecticut. Republicans say he has faded as an issue.
From an outsider’s perspective, nurses are often admired for their strength and courage. However, as a seasoned nurse, I can honestly say these same qualities have been taken advantage of. What sets the nursing role apart from others in the medical field is that its core values revolve around a strict code of ethics and holistic patient centered care. Nurses, inherently put their patients before themselves.
While I continue to believe a user fee is the best way to address the poor condition of roads and bridges in Connecticut (rated a “C-” by the American Society of Civil Engineers), here is a novel idea for those against tolls/increases in the gas tax: crowdfunding. Albeit my knowledge of the topic is rather limited (I am familiar with crowdfunding as it relates to real estate given my profession), I do think it would make some sense to at least broach the topic for conversation.