Gov. Ned Lamont’s two key education bills — including one intended to push school districts toward regionalization — were approved by a legislative committee Friday.
Gov. Lamont drops “redistricting” from controversial bill to get schools to share services
Some residents and advocates expressed relief about the revisions, while others said they still could not support the governor’s plan.
New plan emerges to ease shared services across school districts
The plan is intended as alternative to the hotly contested school regionalization bills.
School regionalization bills sow confusion, spread fear
One of the bills calls for remaking school districts in the image of the state’s probate court map, but its author says that was never his intent.
Opponents of school regionalization to descend on Capitol
Thousands of Connecticut residents are alarmed by what they see as a threat to their childrens’ education – an attempt by lawmakers to take away local control of their schools.
Democrats unite on medical leave, $15 minimum wage
House and Senate Democrats topped their legislative agenda Monday with pledges to adopt paid family medical leave and a $15-per-hour state minimum wage.
Speaker to sales tax critics: ‘Take a deep breath’
One day after the top Republican in the House criticized proposals to tax groceries and regionalize schools, Democratic leaders urged lawmakers to keep an open mind.
House GOP leader takes aim at regionalization, sales tax proposals
House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby The top Republican in the House of Representatives took aim Tuesday at proposals to regionalize school districts and expand the sales tax. House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby, challenged Gov. Ned Lamont and his fellow Democrats in the legislature’s majority to focus more on options to reduce government spending. Democrats […]