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Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal was among the targets of a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-identified white nationalist arrested with a huge cache of weapons in his Maryland home.
Gov. Ned Lamont offered lawmakers Wednesday what he says is a map for a wealthy state struggling to wriggle free of a crushing pension debt amassed over decades, end crippling cycles of deficits and spark economic growth.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s new budget replaces a previously approved tax cut for hospitals with a $43 million tax hike.
Poor communities would gain the most through a redistribution of the Education Cost Sharing ESC) grant, while wealthy towns would lose the most.
Gov. Ned Lamont is proposing a plan requiring small school districts to regionalize or face a loss of state aid.
The day before Gov. Lamont releases his first budget, CSCU officials told lawmakers an economic analysis shows the system pumped $11.1 billion in income into the state's economy in 2017.
State Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell will stay in her post on an interim basis until her replacement is selected under a decision made this week by the Connecticut Board of Education.
With a unanimous vote Tuesday morning, the UConn trustees appointed Thomas C. Katsouleas as the institution's 16th president.
The legislature must take back its historical and crucial control public higher education before the Board of Regents goes too far and destroys public higher education.
According to new research from several European economists, children of same sex parents do better in school than children of parents of different sexes. They have higher test scores and graduate at a higher rate than kids who have parents of different sexes.
Why can’t we run commuter ferries on Long Island Sound? I can’t tell you how often I’ve been asked that question. But as with so many “simple solutions” to our transportation woes, there are logical reasons why ferry boats won’t work.
Anyone who wonders why the general public was so outraged that they put Donald Trump in the White House has only to look at the behavior of our new governor Ned Lamont. Taking a page from the playbook of his fellow Greenwich plutocrat, Lowell Weicker, Lamont deliberately misled the voters by promising to place tolls only on incoming trucks, just like Weicker misled the voters in 1990 into believing he would not initiate a state income tax.