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The free college idea appeared dead this legislative session, until new numbers suggested it could be a boon for the state.
Thomas Kruger's last meeting was Wednesday. He resigned after Gov. Ned Lamont said he was changing the leadership of the board.
The U.S. Department of Education stopped sharing that information with the state governments last year, saying local policing of student lenders impeded federal oversight.
Connecticut students would pay $92 more next year in annual tuition and and fees at the state's 12 community colleges under a proposal to be considered Wednesday.
Herbst says she will forfeit the 54 days she accrued above the 60-day limit, but she is still eligible to receive $156,279 for the rest of the unused vacation time when she leaves state service.
Here's the harrowing truth about the contemporary United States child-care system: for many families, it is not a matter of which child care provider is best or available, but if child care is even an option.
Sometimes wishing for ‘the good ole days’ requires revisionist history, but I do remember when Connecticut was a state that reflected issues that we all face in a bipartisan fashion. Solutions were viewed with the aim of ensuring a quality of life for all of its citizens. Party lines were not the determinant of how our legislators voted. They were leaders! The dire state of our infrastructure: roads, bridges, transportation is one arena that demands a bipartisan solution.
Let’s celebrate Gov. Ned Lamont’s constructive proposal that would start to solve Connecticut’s Transportation Crisis! Using short term borrowing to bridge the gap until toll revenue can come onstream makes sense. The cost of the need to fix our Transportation Infrastructure is almost overwhelming. We need creative solutions to address this problem now.
Nobody really likes tolls.... unless they are a better option than the alternatives. What I do not like is that my daily commute to Grand Central Terminal is now 30 minutes longer. As a consequence, the value of my home in Westport has decreased.
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