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As chairman of a House Appropriations subcommittee, Rep. Rosa DeLauro is pressing to boost funding for health, labor and education programs by billions of dollars.
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority is making a change at the top, declining to renew the contract of its executive director, Karl F. Kilduff.
The health department would not say Monday whether it still plans to make public the latest school-by-school information. The data was expected to be released this month.
There are also grumblings in Congress about the deal, which would further consolidate the defense industry.
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.
Katie Dykes' new job as DEEP commissioner brings old and new challenges, such as the growing threat of climate change.
For the next several months a remarkable partnership of media organizations will take a close look at Connecticut cities. We call it The Cities Project.
The information technology firm already has pledged to create 1,000 new jobs in the Hartford area.
The quest to develop the supercomputers of the future is now taking place in part at a lab in New Haven.
In an impromptu valedictory address on his economic and fiscal policies, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defended his economic record and use of state borrowing Tuesday, saying public investments drove private-sector job growth to new heights, improved Connecticut’s municipal schools and public universities, and strengthened its cities.
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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