August 26, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | August 26, 2016 9:59am
Earlier this month, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin called for financial relief for his beleaguered, cash-strapped city from the state and from neighboring towns. He is absolutely correct to do so. It’s time for the whole region, which draws enormous benefit from the presence of the city, to lift Hartford up. The same should be said for cities like New Haven, Bridgeport, Waterbury and their surrounding communities.
Tags: hartford, regionalism, shared services, Luke Bronin, Susan Bigelow, dh
August 24, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 3:55pm
A California-based education advocacy group backed by Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Welch filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut Tuesday seeking to establish a federal constitutional right to an adequate education.
August 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 12, 2016 3:30pm
by Susan Bigelow | August 12, 2016 9:59am
It feels like there’s no surer sign of the decline of a region than when young college educated people all migrate away, seeking jobs and a better life somewhere else. That, according to a new report out from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, is where the capital region stands today.
August 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 8, 2016 4:35pm
(Updated 7:40) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy informed legislative leaders Friday that he wants to hit the “pause” button and transfer operation of the Old State House back to the Office of Legislative Management.
July 29, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | July 29, 2016 10:00am
July 21, 2016
by Jack Kramer | July 21, 2016 10:58am
A public hearing Wednesday on whether it’s a good idea for Hartford’s Brainard Airport to remain open turned into a heated debate as to what benefit the city of Hartford and its residents receive from its continued operation.
July 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 18, 2016 1:17pm
State Rep. Matt Ritter may be holding a fundraiser Thursday with Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz in Rhode Island, but it doesn’t mean the two have teamed up to take over the number one and number two slot in the Connecticut House.
June 29, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2016 5:30am
June 10, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 10, 2016 1:54pm
A coalition of Connecticut labor unions may be angry, but they aren’t taking a scorched earth approach to endorsing members of the General Assembly who voted in favor of a budget that cuts services and lays off state employees.