February 12, 2016
by Jack Kramer | February 12, 2016 2:37pm
February 5, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | February 5, 2016 8:00am
For Stamford resident Matt Olson, a career in IT was the pathway to the American dream. A New Mexico native, who experienced hard times as a kid when his mother became ill and drowned in medical expenses, he graduated with a computer science degree in 1997 and went to work for Sandia National Labs. There, he was paid to go into an accelerated Masters program. By 2001, on his first consulting project, he was making $150 an hour. As Olson observes, “Now that was a labor shortage.”
January 22, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 22, 2016 1:44pm
Connecticut will receive a $54.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve shoreline infrastructure and increase resiliency for future weather events.
Tags: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Rosa DeLauro, storms, Sandy, Irene, flood planning, Jim Himes, Bridgeport, New Haven, dh
January 15, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | January 15, 2016 5:30am
If there was ever any question about Gov. Dannel Malloy’s popularity in the West Wing of the White House, his status as a Lenny Skutnik at Tuesday’s State of the Union address should remove all doubt.
Tags: State of the Union address, Obama, Dannel P. Malloy, economy, porcupine, terry cowgill, SOTU, #SOTU, dh
January 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2016 11:23pm
President Barack Obama admitted Tuesday during his final State of the Union address that he was unable to accomplish everything he wanted during his presidency, and that one of his few regrets was that the “rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better.”
by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2016 11:00am
January 11, 2016
by Rowan Kane | January 11, 2016 12:39pm
Following President Barack Obama’s executive action on gun control, U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy, Richard Blumenthal and 16 of their colleagues called for a hearing on funding gun research.
January 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 7, 2016 5:30am
January 6, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 6, 2016 3:37pm
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, acting state Labor Commissioner Dennis Murphy, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, and Tom Phillips, president and CEO of Capital Workforce Partners celebrated the reauthorization of the long-term unemployed tax credit Wednesday.
January 5, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2016 3:01pm
U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal described as “modest” the 10 executive actions on gun control that President Barack Obama tearfully announced Tuesday in the East Room of the White House.