The governor needs to overcome a reluctance among lawmakers to embrace an unpopular governor and his insistence that limited highway tolling is necessary in Connecticut.
As Gov. Lamont tries to convince lawmakers that tolls will remain fixed, his history is working against him.
As the newest judge on the Second Circuit, William Nardini will hear appeals from Connecticut, New York and Vermont.
Adequate funding for charter schools is not a new issue, but the financial constraints faced by schools are getting worse. In this 2015 file photo, then-Gov. Dannel P. Malloy addressed a rally of 1,500 students, parents and other charter school supporters who descended on the state Capitol to demand more funding. Over the past few […]
In response to a large influx of children into state care in the late 1990s resulting from tragedies that spawned fear within the agency, Connecticut developed a sprawling system of institutional settings to have enough “placements.” In January 2011, almost 30 percent of Connecticut children in care lived in an institution. By January 2019, less than 8 percent of children in care were living in an institution and of those who remained there, many have complex medical needs.
The proposed consolidation of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges began as a strategy to save money, but recently, the proponents are trying to justify their plan using the excuse of reportedly low graduation and completion rates. Although the improvement of these indicators will always be a worthy and necessary goal, it is also essential to expose that the current method for reporting graduation and completion rates at community colleges is not appropriate or even fair.