May 22, 2015
by Earl Baskerville | May 22, 2015 1:59pm
by Terry Cowgill | May 22, 2015 5:30am
Two education initiatives caught my eye recently. The first, a bill that would require the state education commissioner to have significant classroom and school administrative experience, has cleared the House and is headed to the Senate. I’m trying hard to feel reassured but for some reason that’s not happening.
by Christine Stuart | May 22, 2015 12:26am
The Senate sent a bill to the House that expands workers’ compensation coverage for police and firefighters, but it’s unclear if the lower chamber has the votes to pass it.
May 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2015 11:35pm
A majority of Senators felt that the benefits of allowing Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes to open up one casino north of Hartford would outweigh the risks recently outlined by Attorney General George Jepsen’s office.
Tags: casino, gambling, MGM, Mohegan, Mashantucket, George Jepsen, dh
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2015 12:52pm
May 19, 2015
by Cara Rosner | May 19, 2015 12:00pm
(Updated 1:45 p.m.) With the state budget and other priorities taking precedence, some at the Capitol doubted there was enough time to institute paid family leave, but a group of lawmakers remain hopeful.
by Elizabeth Regan | May 19, 2015 5:30am
What has been described as an expensive, disastrous effort to consolidate state police dispatch operations has come to an end.
Responding to a chorus of complaints from citizens, police, and lawmakers about increased response times and spiraling public confidence, Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner Dora Schriro on Monday announced plans to put dispatch operations back to the way they were before the consolidation that began under her predecessor.
May 18, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 18, 2015 3:31pm
May 13, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | May 13, 2015 3:06pm
May 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 12, 2015 9:37pm