After walking a budget tightrope with no safety net for most of the past two decades, Connecticut state government has socked away almost $4.8 billion since 2018 and could nearly double that by mid-2023.
Coming soon: Whose recovery is this anyway?
Last fall Margaret Miner was skimming a New York Times article about how the University of Wisconsin had changed the names of two university theaters, in Madison and Oshkosh, because they had been named for an alumnus associated with the Ku Klux Klan.
Enlisting the help of contractors and his former boss at the state Department of Administrative Services, Konstantinos Diamantis mounted a fast and furious defense in the summer of 2020 against an accusatory memo produced by the building trade unions ahead of a meeting with Gov. Ned Lamont.
Two companies named in a federal grand jury subpoena investigating former state official Konstantinos Diamantis were the primary beneficiaries of millions of dollars’ worth of hazardous waste abatement work on state buildings since 2017, records show. An analysis by the CT Mirror shows that the two, AAIS and Bestech, got all but 15 of the […]
For as long as Connecticut’s subsidized solar programs have been in place, caps on the number of applicants have frustrated not only businesses and towns that want solar power, but also the state’s solar industry, environmental advocates and many lawmakers.
As state after state issued lockdown orders, roads across the country emptied. Major highways were eerily deserted, and traffic fell to new lows.
State legislators are considering a significantly different approach to traffic stops. Reporter Tom Condon outlines proposed changes to host Ebong Udoma.
In part two of our conversation, Linda Greenhouse considers whether a smaller, even-numbered future Court might help build more consensus.
The longtime Supreme Court reporter and columnist for the New York Times sees the justices expanding their role in religious issues and further damaging the Voting Rights Act.
The legislative session has concluded. It seems in some ways this “Land of Steady Habits” has emerged a changed place.
How can Connecticut use redistricting to create an electoral system that serves its people? The Brennan Center’s Michael Li joins John Dankosky to discuss.
This last year, spent in a pandemic, has changed the lives of so many. But those changes might be felt most acutely by children.
Job insecurity, housing insecurity, and food insecurity are all realities, on top of the stress of living through a pandemic while raising children.
Hartford 400 calls for a linear park called The Hartline, a brand-new urban district in East Hartford and a main thoroughfare that reconnects Hartford to the Connecticut River.