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Connecticut is taking a big step toward re-energizing its construction economy, seeking nearly $1.4 billion in financing.
The effective unemployment rate is around 17.5%, the labor commissioner says.
Gov. Ned Lamont is hoping a friendly approach will entice state employees to sacrifice yet another pay raise.
The governor is squeezed by both sides of a new political divide: Is Connecticut opening too fast or slow?
This marks the 16th time in 17 days that hospitalizations from the virus have declined in Connecticut.
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As COVID-19 curves start to tip downwards, Connecticut residents are finally daring to imagine what life will be like over the next few years, and how to improve it. In Connecticut alone, social distancing has saved at least 14,000 lives between mid-March and mid-May, according to a DataHaven analysis, and hospitalizations are now declining in […]
Ray Dalio took to Twitter over the weekend, doubling down on his stance that the Partnership for Connecticut ended because of a “dysfunction and damage that is coming from politicians and the media.” But what was this “example of dysfunction” that caused Dalio and his wife, Barbara, to back out of their arrangement with the state on education funding? They objected to transparency,..
Gov. Ned Lamont has seized the legislature’s constitutional policy-making authority and is now singularly ruling over the people of this state – well beyond any emergency powers granted to him under state statute. Sadly, many legislative leaders and members of the press don’t seem to care. Nevertheless, to preserve the rule of law for future generations, it must stop now.
Having worked in the Connecticut community college system since 2002, I have witnessed some stupendously bad decision making at both the campus and state system level. However, the new organizational chart that was publicly shown for the first time last recently is perhaps the most notable example. The draft of the organizational chart is meant to provide a blueprint for the merged Connecticut State Community College, but what it actually shows is a pattern of egregious inflation in the ranks of an already over-stuffed administrative core.
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