Connecticut doesn’t precisely know what it is getting for the money. Neither does the federal government.
WASHINGTON — The Navy gave Electric Boat good news on Friday with a report that said increasing the production of Virginia-class submarines while the shipyard builds a new Columbia-class ballistic missile sub is “viable” and could save taxpayers money.
The House of Representatives voted 120-30 to pass a bill Tuesday that would enact specific protections for pregnant women who are in the workplace or seeking employment. Some Republicans opposed the measure as a burden on small businesses.
Confident of the Navy’s commitment to its submarine fleets and to a new class of nuclear subs, Electric Boat on Monday said it will add about 840 positions to its Connecticut workforce this year.
Gov. Dannel Malloy’s recent $40 billion biennial budget proposal for the State of Connecticut contained some reasons for optimism for many in Connecticut. Cities and towns saw a small but unexpected increase in vital state aid, a proposed reduction in the state sales tax could bring some relief to every Connecticut resident and the unveiling […]