The Connecticut GOP has a candidate for state chair, but she only wants to serve until June.
Connecticut’s congressional delegation launched a new effort Wednesday to pass a federal version of Ethan’s Law.
Despite the differences, Cardona received some bipartisan support during his confirmation hearing to become U.S. education secretary.
Thirty Democrats challenged Gov. Lamont to tax the rich to help those most hurt by the pandemic.
Gov. Ned Lamont and the legislature still struggle at times to figure out what the other is about.
Gov. Ned Lamont has publicly stated his opposition to the Killingly Energy Center fracked-gas power plant construction sought by NTE, a Florida-based private equity firm. The actions of this administration’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner, Katie Dykes, don’t match up with either the governor’s opposition to the plant or with his clean energy policy for Connecticut.
Mark Twain wouldn’t be caught dead at Guantanamo. This month marks the 20th anniversary of the first Iraq bombing by U.S. forces. There are many lasting consequences of that attack; one is the Guantanamo prison. February is also the anniversary of Samuel Clemens’ first use of the pen name “Mark Twain.” Yes, there’s a connection.
Zoning reform groups, such as DesegregateCT, are introducing legislation that would make many of the changes that we in the private sector need in order to do so. Our state legislators must rise to the occasion and pass comprehensive zoning reform to protect Connecticut’s future. We need to be more flexible and creative in our approach to housing. Zoning should boost that creative flexibility, not block it.
Recently a coalition of zoning reform advocates, DesegregateCT, released the first interactive map in the country to document how all zoning districts in a single state treat housing. The groundbreaking Connecticut Zoning Atlas is likely to be one of the most important tools for planning our communities our state has ever seen.
Budget reporter Keith Phaneuf joins John Dankosky to break down the status of the budget ahead of the governor’s proposal.