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While municipalities successfully defeated another poroposal to force communities to cover a portion of Connecticut's contribution to the teachers' pension fund, local leaders know they remain in the crosshairs — and that a local payment toward this state expense may be inevitable in a few years.
The same day Gov. Ned Lamont was criticized for not finalizing health care savings already assumed in the next budget, the state formally solicited bids for cost containment specialist to assist with this endeavor.
UTC's Greg Hayes is the one leaving, but he left a parting gift for the governor.
Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday that the headquarters of Otis Elevator will remain in Connecticut after its spinoff from United Technologies Corporation, and the conglomerate intends to hire 1,000 workers at UTC’s Pratt & Whitney facilities in the state. Greg Hayes, the chairman and chief executive of UTC, shared that news with the governor in […]
Sen. Mae Flexer, D-Killingly, proposed amendments that would make the board subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
The sound of dragging, then the tap of the rubber-tipped, three-pronged, metal cane, repeated methodically until after a few moments Ed would appear at my office door, his blue eyes twinkling, cheeks red with exertion. He always had a plastic grocery bag with him, filled with newspaper clippings, and occasionally a toy car for my collection. In 1999, I was Ed’s history professor and academic advisor, and he had become my student at the age of 80, finishing up a bachelor’s degree in history he had begun after completing his service in World War II.
The first rule of public office: Your word is your bond. If you break it, you lose the people’s trust. It is sad to see how far some have strayed from this principle. When promises are broken people feel betrayed. No wonder so many people are losing faith in Connecticut.
When one is not able to speak the truth freely, one’s freedom of expression plummets. Public Schools are equal opportunity employers. They all claim that they do not make employment decisions (including decisions related to hiring, assignment, compensation, promotion, demotion, disciplinary action and termination) on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, marital status, […]
How much money do you think is okay to borrow from your children to pay for your retirement? Gov. Ned Lamont and the Democratically controlled Connecticut state legislature have decided $27 billion is an acceptable bill to hand to our children – that is billion with a “B.”
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