Gov. Ned Lamont was uncharacteristically caustic towards President Donald J. Trump in a live CNN interview Monday night.
Family members with incarcerated loved ones are amplifying their calls for the governor to release more people from Connecticut prisons.
The COVID-19 pandemic will delay completion of the 2020 Census.
It is unclear how Connecticut’s response to COVID-19 will affect overtime before the fiscal year ends on June 30.
The Democratic governors of six northeastern states outlined a regional approach Monday to the careful easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
Experts say the sales tax, one of Connecticut’s most stable revenue sources, could face unprecedented erosion amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recently Congress and the President took bipartisan action and agreed on a $2.2 trillion stimulus package for the U.S. to address the effects of COVID-19. The bill passed virtually unanimously although many griped before voting, with even one member referring to it as “a big crap sandwich” due to the perceived non-Coronavirus related funding inclusions.
At a time when we need journalists and local news the most (indeed, viewership and readership are up), news organizations are experiencing precipitous declines in ad revenue with some struggling to stay afloat.
It was in an essay on the proper response to epidemics that Hippocrates famously wrote, ‘First, do no harm.’ Those words are as important for politicians as they are for physicians, and most important when stakes are the highest. I implore the General Assembly, when it returns, to confine itself to the considerable work at hand, and leave all non-essential proposals to another session.
Irresponsible statements made by some of our Republican elected officials, in essence echoing Donald Trump’s big sweat to open up the country, are dangerous to Connecticut’s citizens.
They create unnecessary political theater at a time when our leaders need to be giving serious bipartisan thought to the science of slowing and eventually stopping the disease. They also present possible false hope to many citizens who need to weigh their ultimate health (or life) with the need to earn a living.