March 21, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 21, 2017 4:52pm
March 8, 2017
by Monisha Lee | March 8, 2017 11:00pm
As a mother, the thing that’s most important to me is giving my son Sa’Jai every possible opportunity to succeed. He’s only four years old right now, but it’s clear that the education he gets starting at this age will determine the path he takes for the rest of his life.
by Jack Kramer | March 8, 2017 6:59pm
HARTFORD, CT - Senate Democratic lawmakers Wednesday failed to get their Republican colleagues to go along with legislation that would have allowed municipalities more time to put their budgets together.
February 10, 2017
by Sarah Darer Littman | February 10, 2017 1:00pm
This week, Betsy DeVos, despite her terrifying ignorance of the fact that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is a federal law that it will be her job to enforce, was confirmed as Secretary of Education thanks to the tie-breaking vote of Vice-President Mike Pence.
by Terry Cowgill | February 10, 2017 6:30am
As I write this on Thursday morning, an awesome white cloud is swirling around the mountains and valleys of the Northwest Corner. The ivory blitz is proceeding at a pace so blinding that I can scarcely track the inches of accumulation. Come to think of it, that’s an apt metaphor for the dizzying array of budgetary pronouncements that have come out of the Malloy administration just in the last 10 days or so.
Tags: budget cuts, ECS funding, teacher pension, Taxes, municipal aid, terry cowgill, dh
February 8, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 8, 2017 3:03pm
HARTFORD, CT — As promised, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled a two-year budget that takes money from Connecticut’s wealthier communities and redistributes it to less affluent cities and towns.
by Christine Stuart | February 8, 2017 6:30am
Lawmakers and local elected officials are bracing for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget address and what’s expected to be hefty cuts in order to balance next year’s more than $1.5 billion budget deficit.
February 6, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 6, 2017 3:16pm
February 3, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 3, 2017 2:52pm
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing that municipalities start covering one-third — or $407 million starting in fiscal year 2017-18 — of the teacher retirement costs in the state of Connecticut.
January 31, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 31, 2017 2:58pm
HARTFORD, CT — It’s still unclear how much state aid Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will give to cities and towns when he unveils his budget next week, but at the very least it will include mandate relief.