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Katie Dykes' new job as DEEP commissioner brings old and new challenges, such as the growing threat of climate change.
Proponents say the bill would create a renewable-energy source that could one day match the output of the aging Millstone nuclear power.station.
Lawmakers gave unanimous approval late Wednesday to a bill authorizing a pilot program for the production and sale of hemp, which the governor pledged to sign into law.
Tweed Airport in New Haven is built on salt marsh and has flooded for years, but that hasn't stopped lawmakers from considering a bill to expand and lengthen its runways.
Gov. Ned Lamont broke with tradition Thursday by going out of state to find a nominee for the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority: Marissa Paslick Gillett.
Electronic driving taxes (a.k.a. "tolls") are a bad idea for numerous reasons. The push for tolls in Connecticut is based on the false premise that a new revenue source is needed. The Special Transportation Fund (STF) needs to be returned to its original purpose of only funding upkeep of our roads and bridges.
Gov. Ned Lamont's administration has become a master in the art of the “float,” publicizing a suggested new policy and then waiting to see public reaction before taking a firm position. Most of the time Lamont does not take a hard position, but he implies that his proposal is a positive one. It all comes across as being indecisive and, I believe, most of us see it as an abdication of leadership.
A good boss cares about his customers. He wants to keep them happy and actively seeks out their feedback. Such is not the case at the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The CDOT’s new Commissioner, Joseph Giulietti, has missed several important opportunities to interface with riders in his first 100 days in office. Not that he hasn’t been working. He just hasn’t been meeting with customers.
Imagine the following scenario: You’re a single parent, working full-time at a big-box store. You return home at the end of a long afternoon shift at work. You cook dinner for your child, sit down to help with homework, and read a book. As you get your child ready for bed, you get a text at 10 p.m. from your supervisor telling you to report to work the next day at 6 a.m..
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