April 29, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | April 29, 2016 10:00am
It’s been a pretty intense week all around, what with the primary and the looming end of the legislative session, so Democrats can almost be forgiven for turning in a budget that was late and poorly thought out. Almost.
by Sarah Darer Littman | April 29, 2016 8:00am
Earlier this month, the Business Council of Fairfield County Foundation presented a Connecticut Economic Competitiveness Diagnostic, prepared by McKinsey and Company, to the state’s Commission on Economic Competitiveness.
April 28, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | April 28, 2016 5:30am
It’s something almost all of us should be worrying about. Unless you’re young, independently wealthy or have a good government job or the equivalent in the private sector, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to survive when you can’t work anymore.
by Christine Stuart | April 28, 2016 5:29am
April 22, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | April 22, 2016 10:00am
Connecticut’s not the caboose of the primary calendar, but we’re usually near enough to the back of the train that by the time the campaigns get around to us it’s all but over. But this year, to everyone’s amazement, our votes actually count for something!
Except that they kind of don’t.
April 19, 2016
by Barth Keck | April 19, 2016 1:00pm
Parents in America are not doing their jobs. Kids are growing up spoiled, obese, and irresponsible. Ineffective parenting, quite simply, is putting America’s future in jeopardy.
April 18, 2016
by Tejas Bhatt | April 18, 2016 5:29am
April 15, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | April 15, 2016 9:00am
For all the state workers getting their pink slips this week, I am so sorry. There was no will in the legislature to do anything else, your union leaders couldn’t bring themselves to open up negotiations over pensions and benefits, and a bitter, angry public just wants to see the ax fall.
by Terry Cowgill | April 15, 2016 5:30am
How bad have things gotten in Connecticut? Well, we are now being lectured to by one of the only states we had previously looked down upon. In a tongue-lashing editorial headlined “Failing in Connecticut,” the Providence Journal took aim at Connecticut’s state employee pension liability and the failure on the part of leaders here to adequately deal with it.
April 8, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | April 8, 2016 10:00am