February 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 1, 2016 3:38pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy expressed confidence Monday that he would get the supermajority he needs to send a question about a constitutional lockbox for transportation funds to voters in November.
January 26, 2016
by Cara Rosner | January 26, 2016 2:02pm
The state has awarded more than $1 million, collectively, to six cities and towns under a new program intended to give new life to areas that have multiple brownfield sites.
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January 15, 2016
by Erin Benham | January 15, 2016 10:00am
There is an important case working its way through the U.S. Supreme Court that could hurt teachers’ and administrators’ efforts to provide our students the quality public education they deserve. The court on Jan. 11 heard oral arguments in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA), a lawsuit whose plaintiffs claim is about free speech. In reality, it’s about silencing the voices of all working people by restricting the rights of public employees like myself and my colleagues.
October 30, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | October 30, 2015 10:00am
Yes, the time of year when election signs are plastered all over town is just about over. Municipal elections are finally here! What should we be watching for on election night 2015?
September 23, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 23, 2015 10:53am
The state Bond Commission is poised to put another $93.7 million on the state credit card next week when it meets to approve a number of projects. The borrowing will bring it within $8.7 million of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s self-imposed, $2.5 billion bond cap for the year.
September 21, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 21, 2015 1:10pm
July 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 12:02pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to support a constitutional “lockbox” for transportation funding, but was unclear Tuesday if he will call lawmakers back into a special session this fall to approve it.
April 14, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2015 6:34pm
The House followed the state Senate’s lead Tuesday and passed legislation to block the state Board of Regents from closing a satellite community college campus in Meriden. The measure now heads to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s desk.
April 8, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 8, 2015 10:30pm
The state Senate unanimously blocked the planned closure of a satellite community college campus Wednesday and in the process sent a message to the Board of Regents that future campus closures will require legislative approval.
January 8, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2015 5:39pm
Still unwilling to offer much in the way of details Thursday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy maintained that his vision for Connecticut’s transportation future will be big. It will include widening all of Interstate 95, improving bus and rail service, and making sure money raised to improve it will stay in a “lockbox.”