New London, like other Connecticut cities and towns, is deciding how to spend National Opioid Settlement money from pharmaceutical companies.
The failure to spend federal stimulus funds on housing is a missed opportunity to make CT a more affordable place to live, advocates say.
The CareerConneCT program will offer training for jobs in manufacturing, health care, IT and other fields as well as support services.
The equipment purchases were supported by local leaders, but some residents wondered if the federal funding could be put to better use.
The federal COVID relief money flowing into municipalities such as Colchester can bring with it an increased level of scrutiny.
Republicans want CT to join other states in challenging federal rules that limit the state’s ability to cut taxes this year.
Despite unprecedented surpluses, Gov. Ned Lamont is expected to ask legislators not to spend big in the next state budget.
Some are frustrated with 10 years of programs that should have helped residents insulate themselves from spikes in energy costs.
With state government enjoying unprecedented budget surpluses, some leaders say it’s time to give something back to the taxpayers.
State officials were pressed to share millions of coronavirus relief funds with workers and businesses. But there’s only so much.
Gov. Ned Lamont highlighted $5 million in crime-prevention funding, though the precise plan is a work in a progress.
Gov. Ned Lamont would focus new federal funds on economic growth, education, the battle against COVID-19 — and keeping taxes flat.