Two cabinet secretaries with New England roots promoted the president’s jobs plan on a tour of General Dynamics Electric Boat.
The governors moved past optics Thursday, but fell short of a regional compact on issues of significance.
Gov. Ned Lamont was urged by his neighboring chief executives to embrace persistence Tuesday in his bid to establish tolls and rebuild Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure.
With the careful language of a State Department communiqué, New England’s governors renewed their commitment Thursday to “coordinated action to address our regional energy challenge.”
Outgoing Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor has been nominated to lead the Department of Commerce in Rhode Island — a state with the third-highest unemployment rate in the country.