The appointment came after a daylong series of interviews of four finalists, who grappled with prosecutors’ role in high rates of incarceration nationwide.
A House and Senate deadlock is forcing the postponement of a vote on the governor’s transportation infrastructure plan.
The majority of the state’s public schools earned a better grade on the Next Generation rating system than last year.
Gov. Ned Lamont unveiled his first legislative proposals Wednesday for 2020: a new incentive program for businesses to expand or relocate jobs to Connecticut and a revised small business assistance initiative.
‘This is an ill-conceived and unnecessary change that could fundamentally degrade a critical public health program,’ said DSS Commissioner Deidre Gifford.
The day Fotis Dulos originally posted a $6 million bail, 438 people were locked up pretrial on bonds of less than $20,000.
The new year will bring some big changes at Greater Bridgeport Transit (GBT): the introduction of two new, all-electric buses to the fleet. GBT current runs 57 buses, 35 of them diesel-powered and 22 of them hybrids. The diesels get 3.2 mpg and the hybrids just 4.5 mpg, which means the busy transit agency must buy over a half-million gallons of diesel fuel a year.
Education is everything. It is the way of out poverty and the path to freedom. My father repeated this message every day. He was right. It did pull us out of poverty and, it took us up the economic ladder. Like millions of other immigrants, a publicly funded education and hard work allowed us to attain the American Dream.