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While the overall revenue drop could create the first deficit of Gov. Ned Lamont’s young administration, in reality, finances for this fiscal year remain more than $300 million in the black.
After watching state aid erode over the past decade, Connecticut municipalities hope to appeal directly to voters to order property tax relief.
State lawmakers will revisit the past fiscal and ethical woes of the Connecticut Port Authority next month in an effort to ensure they aren't repeated.
The Senate's top Republican is accusing the governor and his supporters of blocking scrutiny of their health care deliberations.
Is a second public hearing needed to analyze the ethics missteps of the Connecticut Port Authority, or is it time to move on?
Connecticut’s citizens deserve fast, reliable, and practical rail service along the state's rail lines. The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has made strong public statements committing to improve rail service not just on the main line, but also on the diesel branch lines serving Danbury, Waterbury, and the I-91 corridor. Delivering on its promises will require purchasing new trains designed to modern standards.
To Gov. Ned Lamont and Connecticut Legislators: Respect that the well-being of our minds and our bodies are cultivated by the families who raise us, the homes in which we live, the work at which we labor and the people with whom we surround ourselves. Each of us experience an “environmental impact” no less dramatic than the stress being waged upon our planet. It is high time that people and their welfare receive the same level of attention and concern.
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, […]
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