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The University of Connecticut’s new president, Thomas C. Katsouleas, got his marching orders Wednesday -- a wide-ranging list of goals from working with the corporate community on workforce development to taking steps to mitigate the effect of the state’s burdensome unfunded pension liability.
The state's partnership with Ray Dalio’s philanthropic group might be exempt from FOI laws, but the AG says lawmakers on the board are not.
Gov. Ned Lamont and the legislature dodged the spending cap to make an initial $20 million investment in a public-private partnership to assist struggling schools.
The accreditors' letter has prompted a wide array of interpretations from faculty and others who are divided over the controversial plans to merge the state's 12 community colleges.
Sen. Chris Murphy has issued his second report on what he calls “madness” in college athletics, which he says leaves student athletes with worthless diplomas or no diplomas at all.
Monsanto and its German new owner Bayer AG face more than 9,000 lawsuits in the U.S. brought by people suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and who blame Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs) for their diseases. Glyphosate/Roundup is an herbicide and herbicides are used to kill weeds.
Let’s be real. Social Security benefits will be cut by 20 percent in 2035 unless Congress acts, according to Social Security Chief Actuary Steve Goss. The Social Security 2100 Act, co-sponsored by 210 Members of the House of Representatives, not only prevents those devastating cuts but also expands benefits across the board, improves the cost-of-living […]
My family is not part of the Title IX discrimination complaint filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of three high school girls track athletes in Connecticut, yet I’ve observed in person what has been unfolding at multiple track events over the past two indoor track seasons in 2018 and 2019. ADF has outlined how far the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC), the state high school sports governing body, has allowed things to stray from the mission of Title IX.
Non-citizen “documented” immigrants may soon have to decide whether accessing necessary healthcare is worth risking their path to citizenship.
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