Lawmakers gave the Contracting Standards Board expanded authority to review deals reached by the Port Authority.
Contracting Standards Board
Amidst investigations, vo-tech schools chief to resign
Nivea L. Torres, superintendent of Connecticut’s vocational-technical school system, is resigning from that post on May 1 amidst at least four investigations, the state Department of Education announced Monday.
State watchdog launches investigation into vo-tech contracts
The watchdog board that oversees state contracts will investigate whether Connecticut’s vocational-technical school system improperly spent millions of dollars over the past three years on marketing and consulting contracts with two Rocky Hill-based firms.
Contracting watchdog concedes it has limited oversight of UConn
Members of the watchdog board that oversees state contracting are not convinced they have the authority to investigate most complaints made against the University of Connecticut.