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Is a second public hearing needed to analyze the ethics missteps of the Connecticut Port Authority, or is it time to move on?
Gina McCarthy takes the helm at the NRDC as the Trump administration was announcing it will begin formally withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord.
The plan also calls for more testing of public drinking water — and the possibility of a take back program for PFAS-containing firefighting foam for state agencies and municipal fire departments.
The number of Eversource customers disconnected for nonpayment has doubled in the past four years. Consumer advocates want to know why.
The furor over a natural gas power plant in Killingly has expanded into a statewide cause célèbre over climate change. And the governor is right in the middle of it.
I was disgusted to read the CT Mirror article on Oct. 24 Enrollment Sags at CSCU Colleges and Universities. My disappointment is not with the CT Mirror. They do a fine job reporting on critical issues. The concern is the inability of the CSCU President, Board of Regents and Chief Financial Officer to fully grasp the financial implications, the consequences with declining enrollment and to initiate steps to right-size the System office and the individual campuses based on student enrollment.
Latina/Latino students account for more than 47% of the total student population of the New Haven Public Schools, currently the largest segment of the district’s student body. Yet, this same community is underrepresented, significantly, at all levels of the district’s staff. Interestingly, over the past six years, the Latina/Latino student population has been increasing steadily, […]
Nearly every constituent I meet asks me the same question: what are you doing about infrastructure? From Bethel to Westport, it’s painfully clear that our transportation infrastructure is in crisis. According to U.S. News and World Report, Connecticut’s infrastructure ranks 46th in the nation. We have six of the country’s 100 worst traffic bottlenecks and one in ten of our bridges are structurally deficient. When our roads and rails are stuck in the 20th century, businesses and residents are left feeling pessimistic about the state’s future.
Did you miss the recent ceremony honoring a Connecticut Civil War veteran? You probably did, because it was held this past Sunday in Andersonville, Georgia. The memorial for Captain Henry Wirz has been celebrated every year since 1908 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Henry Wirz was a Confederate war criminal, hanged in 1865 by the United States government. He was in charge of the notorious Andersonville Prison, which held 45,000 Union soldiers.
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