Gov. Ned Lamont tapped the Boston Consulting Group late Friday afternoon to conduct the $2 million study.
The special session called Friday by the governor is about policy and pre-election politics.
What Connecticut’s Attorney General believes ExonnMobil consciously covered up and what he plans to do about it.
The positive rate dropped six percentage points compared to the first round of mass testing
A new survey showed Connecticut’s nonprofits scrambling to stay afloat in the pandemic, with two-thirds having cut services.
As two members of the board of the dissolved Partnership for Connecticut, we wanted to express our thoughts on the recent article, “Murphy says Dalio partnership showed the risk of trading influence for philanthropy.” We did not accept our positions on the board lightly. At AFT Connecticut, the pros and cons were debated, and the final decision –- made by the PreK-12 (education) Council –- was based on two things – Barbara Dalio’s history with members over the past six years, and the inequity in educational funding in Connecticut.
In recent months, Americans have witnessed serious displays of police misconduct. Those incidents, thankfully, did not occur in Connecticut where most police departments are excellent, and well trained. Even so, legislators in Hartford, particularly my opponent, Sen. Haskell, believed that policing in Connecticut needed a major and expensive overhaul. This must be why he co-sponsored HB 6004 – the “Police Accountability” bill.
It is difficult to ignore the prevalence of encounters between emotionally distressed individuals and police officers in Connecticut that result in death. A review of prior reports prepared concerning the use of deadly force by police reveals a number of these encounters.