Rep. Linda Orange is retiring, effective Feb. 1.
Although it would boost defense industry consolidation, there is little overlap between Raytheon and UTC that would pose anti-trust issues for the federal government.
Is a second public hearing needed to analyze the ethics missteps of the Connecticut Port Authority, or is it time to move on?
Researchers at Healthy Babies Bright Futures found that 95% of tested baby foods contained chemicals and metals that can affect brain development.
I applaud Gov. Ned Lamont for being bold in putting forth his $21 billion transportation plan to upgrade Connecticut’s infrastructure. Is it perfect? No, but it’s very much realistic, and something as comprehensive as this is long overdue. Now that we know what it entails, it’s imperative that the Lamont administration doesn’t make the same mistakes of the past, namely, sabotaging its chances of moving this plan forward because of an incoherent communications strategy.
It’s been an important couple of years for labor strikes. The Labor Department reported in February that in 2018, the largest number striking workers were involved in labor disputes since 1986; over 400,000. Among related major incidents in 2019 —from this past spring’s New England Shop & Stop strike to this month’s United Auto Workers battle for better pay for temps and new hires— public school teachers inarguably occupied an immense presence.
To clarify and build on Adam Man’s Oct. 24 commentary: Employment Matters for People with Disabilities in CT, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Eastern CT is actively implementing Project SEARCH to promote competitive employment for people with disabilities in our state by partnering with the CT Department of Developmental Services and the Mohegan Sun.