The state of Connecticut received 360 retirement notices before the Friday deadline, but it’s doubtful they will be enough to avoid a substantial number of layoffs.
April 1, 2016
March 31, 2016
It was Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s sixth town hall meeting this year and what could have been a hostile crowd in Enfield, which is home to three prisons and a large number of state employees, turned out to be a fairly quiet evening.
March 24, 2016
A Republican Senator told members of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration Wednesday that he understands their desire not to ruin the lives of young people, but is concerned about a proposal to treat 18- to 20-year-olds like juveniles in the criminal justice system.
February 11, 2016
by Rowan Kane | Feb 11, 2016 6:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Town News | Enfield | Hartford | New Haven | Law Enforcement | Local Politics | State Capitol | Transparency
A broad coalition of advocates wants to end the practice of prison gerrymandering.
November 12, 2015
Details of Thursday’s budget negotiations between Republicans, Democrats, and the Malloy administration were supposed to remain private, but within a short period of time details of the plans proposed by the Republicans and the Malloy administration were leaked to the CT Mirror.
October 22, 2015
As plans for the MGM Springfield casino continue to diminish in scope, Connecticut’s two sovereign Indian tribes are moving forward with efforts to maintain their market share through a satellite casino in the north central part of the state.
October 1, 2015
The two sovereign Indian tribes planning to build a satellite casino north of Hartford have released a request for proposals for potential host municipalities, but it leaves much to the imagination.
September 25, 2015
Suddenly, the prospect of a glut of casinos along I-91 seems much less certain. This is bad news for governments who were banking on increased tourism and tax revenue, but good news for everyone else.
September 21, 2015
In early August when the Department of Labor announced it was laying off 95 employees, it also said it would close six job centers to correspond with those layoffs.
September 4, 2015
I drive past the homeless and the needy sometimes, on my way here or there. There’s the one who stands in sun and rain outside the Shop Rite plaza and another person on the I-91 off-ramp, just to name a few of the most visible. Sometimes I hand them a dollar or two. Other times I look away. But they are here. They exist.