April 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2016 1:43pm
Only three percent of likely Democratic primary voters told the Quinnipiac University poll last week that gun policy was the “most important issue in deciding who to support” — the economy, income inequality, and health care were the only issues to poll in the double digits.
April 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2016 2:26pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s second budget proposal released earlier this week would not only reduce education funding for 139 towns, but it would eliminate most of the money lawmakers set aside last year to reduce local property taxes.
by Terry Cowgill | April 15, 2016 5:30am
How bad have things gotten in Connecticut? Well, we are now being lectured to by one of the only states we had previously looked down upon. In a tongue-lashing editorial headlined “Failing in Connecticut,” the Providence Journal took aim at Connecticut’s state employee pension liability and the failure on the part of leaders here to adequately deal with it.
April 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 1, 2016 10:59am
It will cost the state about $2.2 million in revenue starting in 2018, but several members on the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee felt it would eliminate inequity in the current tax structure and help municipalities.
March 29, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 29, 2016 1:51pm
A coalition of state employees who represent bargaining units dedicated to public safety rallied on the north steps of the state Capitol to “fight back” against calls for layoffs and changes to their health and pension benefits.
by Steve Majerus-Collins | March 29, 2016 5:30am
Connecticut has the potential to become a national leader in offering the ultra-high speed Internet that many companies are looking for in an increasingly digitalized business world, according to a new state study.
March 28, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 28, 2016 4:25pm
With his back to a sea of firefighters in navy blue tee-shirts, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin told a legislative committee Monday that he needs them to help create on oversight panel that would control labor negotiations because there are no better alternatives to Hartford’s financial woes.
Tags: Luke Bronin, Hartford, labor unions, collective bargaining, oversight, dh
March 9, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | March 9, 2016 11:29pm
February 11, 2016
by Rowan Kane | February 11, 2016 6:30am
February 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 8, 2016 5:46pm