February 5, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | February 5, 2016 10:00am
The legislative session kicked off under gloomy skies as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his plans to balance the budget through massive spending cuts and layoffs. The stage is now set for what should be a brutal battle between the governor and state employee unions, with the legislature caught in the middle.
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.”
by Terry Cowgill | February 5, 2016 5:30am
Of all the issues that arise in national, state and municipal government, few of them raise my hackles like public officials who try to block access to information that should be available to the public.
by Christine Stuart | February 5, 2016 5:29am
February 4, 2016
by Matthew C. Katz | February 4, 2016 3:49pm
by Rowan Kane | February 4, 2016 3:30pm
The private nonprofit community that takes care of Connecticut’s neediest and disabled residents said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget includes the “most devastating cuts we’ve ever seen.”
by Christine Stuart | February 4, 2016 3:06pm
Schaghitcoke Tribal Nation Chief Richard Velky is troubled by media reports regarding Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s rejection of the tribe’s new business registration.
by Christine Stuart | February 4, 2016 1:41pm
Distancing itself from two former slave-owning presidents — Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson — for whom the dinner was named, the Connecticut Democratic Party announced the new name of its annual fundraising dinner on Thursday.
by Christine Stuart | February 4, 2016 5:30am
February 3, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2016 3:44pm