Connecticut homegrown breweries served as the backdrops for discussion of pressing state issues as part of The Connecticut Mirror’s first “Policy Pairings” series. Watch the panel discussions in their entirety.
As part of The Mirror’s four-part Policy Pairings Series, Tuesday’s event at Hooker Brewing Company in Bloomfield will feature the panel discussion, “CT Business Climate: 2018,” with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, CBIA CEO Joseph Brennan and MetroHartford Alliance CEO Oz Griebel. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. The discussion will focus on the long-term future of Connecticut business, moderated by Mirror Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Pazniokas.
Online ticket sales will continue only through today for the second event in The Mirror’s four-part Policy Pairings Series, which will take place at Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. The discussion will focus on the long-term future of road transportation in Connecticut. The panel will be moderated by Mirror Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Pazniokas. Each ticket entitles you to an open sampling of Two Roads beers and assorted pub fare will also be served.
Along with sponsor AARP, The Connecticut Mirror hosts its second Google Hangout of the 2015 Connecticut legislative session to discuss the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Joining host and Mirror Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Pazniokas is Catherine Bailey, the legal and public policy director of the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund, and Enzo Pastore, national policy expert, AARP, from Washington, D.C.
Connecticut’s consumer counsel, the Senate co-chairman of the legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee, and the AARP’s director of advocacy explained their proposed ban on variable electric rates for residential customers in The Connecticut Mirror’s first Google Hangout of the 2015 session.
Along with sponsor AARP, The Connecticut Mirror will host its third Google Hangout on Thursday morning with Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo to discuss workplace retirement and savings options. Joining host and Mirror Budget Reporter Keith Phaneuf will be Lembo and AARP National Senior Legislative Representative Sarah Mysiewicz Gill from Washington D.C. Topics covered will include private workplace retirement options available to employees, payroll deduction savings plan and unfunded liabilities.
Connecticut is old and getting older. One in seven residents is 75 or older, and the 65-plus population is projected to grow by 64 percent by 2030. Caring for an aging population was the topic Thursday of a Google Hangout, a conversation with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Sen. Joe Markley and Elaine Ryan of AARP.
The Connecticut Mirror hosted a special Google Hangout with House Speaker J. Brendan Sharkey, D-Hamden, and House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby, in advance of the 2015 legislative session. See a replay of the video.
The Connecticut Mirror staff was honored Thursday night by The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) with four awards, including three first-place distinctions.
Join The Connecticut Mirror this morning at 10:30 a.m. for its second Digital Town Hall event on ctmirror.org. The event, “Filling The Retirement Savings Gap,” will be streamed live at this time and moderated by Mirror Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Pazniokas.
One of six candidates seeking the GOP nomination for governor, Tom Foley is alone in keeping secret how he intends to finance his campaign, just as he was the only candidate to skip last week’s televised debate in Hartford or to decline invitations to attend any other debate before nominating convention on May 17.
Watch the replay below of The Connecticut Mirror’s first Digital Town Hall event, “CT Electric Choices and You,” streamed live Tuesday morning and sponsored by AARP. The event was moderated by Mirror Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Pazniokas. Have an additional question? Send a tweet to @CTMirrorPaz or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join The Connecticut Mirror on Tuesday, April 8, at 10:30 a.m. for its first Digital Town Hall event on ctmirror.org.
Join The Connecticut Mirror on Tuesday, April 8, at 10:30 a.m. for its first Digital Town Hall event on ctmirror.org. The event, “CT Electric Choices and You,” will be streamed live at this time and moderated by Mirror Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Pazniokas.