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With a proposal for lawmakers to seize control of the state's credit card, a state senator is calling the governor's "debt diet" unpalatable.
Biden leads his 19 Democratic competitors in the polls, but CT voters might not get to vote for him in the state's primary because it's scheduled late in the season.
Connecticut has finally received its 2017 federal policing money, but future grants are embroiled in legal fights over immigration.
Early voting in Connecticut got a big and bipartisan boost Wednesday night in the House of Representatives.
Gov. Ned Lamont used his first cabinet meeting to introduce a new chief performance officer and a heavily hyphenated vision to transform government into a cross-agency, data-driven, user-friendly, cost-effective and outcome-obsessed model of stream-lined efficiency and private-sector discipline.
For billions across the world, and many of us here in Connecticut, Passover and Easter are opportunities to pause our hectic schedules and re-center our connections to our faiths and to our communities. As Passover and Easter week near their ends, we hope we can all carry that re-connection with our values back into the world around us.
Connecticut has a serious problem. As America’s economy booms, Connecticut continues to suffer. Its financial woes have become cannon fodder for national news media and have legislatures around the country warning their members: “Don’t become like Connecticut. It had it all and is now losing it all.”
The wild west faded into myth long ago. While we continue to grapple with the aftermath and moral implications of Manifest Destiny on both the western lands of the U.S. and the original inhabitants of it, many long for the opportunity to encounter a similar spot on earth and, perhaps, do better by it. The Arctic, long our wild north, currently peaking the interest of the oil and logistics industries, presents us with just such an opportunity.
In the last two months, 11 academic senates or faculty and staff governing bodies have voted to endorse an online petition opposing the BOR’s plan for the consolidation of Connecticut’s community colleges -- or have passed their own statement opposing consolidation. Nine out of 12 of the state’s community colleges have done so. They have done so, it should be noted, emphatically.