February 5, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | February 5, 2016 10:00am
The legislative session kicked off under gloomy skies as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his plans to balance the budget through massive spending cuts and layoffs. The stage is now set for what should be a brutal battle between the governor and state employee unions, with the legislature caught in the middle.
by Sarah Darer Littman | February 5, 2016 8:00am
For Stamford resident Matt Olson, a career in IT was the pathway to the American dream. A New Mexico native, who experienced hard times as a kid when his mother became ill and drowned in medical expenses, he graduated with a computer science degree in 1997 and went to work for Sandia National Labs. There, he was paid to go into an accelerated Masters program. By 2001, on his first consulting project, he was making $150 an hour. As Olson observes, “Now that was a labor shortage.”
February 3, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 3, 2016 2:12pm
by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2016 5:30am
Municipalities have largely been held harmless from state budget cuts for the past six fiscal years, but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is no longer excluding them from the nearly $570 million in spending cuts he will announce later today.
February 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 1, 2016 11:30am
January 29, 2016
by Eric Gjede | January 29, 2016 2:58pm
Connecticut begins 2016 having finally regained all of the private sector jobs lost in the Great Recession of 2008.
January 25, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 25, 2016 3:51pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy shuffled the deck Monday and asked Deputy Labor Commissioner Dennis Murphy to help manage the Department of Motor Vehicles until he can make a permanent selection.
by Christine Stuart | January 25, 2016 2:43pm
January 22, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 22, 2016 9:00am
January 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 21, 2016 1:18pm