July 31, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 31, 2015 5:29am
The Auditors of Public Accounts released a report Thursday that found that the Department of Children and Families made repeated mistakes when it came to tracking purchases, employee start times, and food.
July 21, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | July 21, 2015 12:00pm
A leading Republican lawmaker is questioning whether Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz is fully committed to reforming the troubled agency in light of two recent reports citing deficiencies in its operations.
July 15, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 15, 2015 1:56pm
July 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2015 5:30am
In concert with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Second Chance proposal, Correction Department Commissioner Scott Semple announced last week that the department would be closing a portion of the Bridgeport Correctional Center before the end of the month.
July 10, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | July 10, 2015 10:00am
by Jeremiah Grace | July 10, 2015 8:00am
Connecticut taxpayers invest in a number of public services that make our lives better — police and fire departments for our communities, public parks, roads, and mass transit, and the single most important investment: public education. Charter schools are a member of that public school system, and this year, state lawmakers changed the law to make them even better for taxpayers, communities, and importantly, the families who need them.
July 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 9, 2015 2:53pm
A bill touted by House Speaker Brendan Sharkey that would put student housing and new medical facilities acquired by large hospital networks on the tax rolls for the first time was one of the many concepts buried in a special session budget bill last week.
July 8, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | July 8, 2015 4:28pm
Two bills addressing criminal justice reforms have been signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a move addressing disparities in the way citizens are treated by police and the courts.
July 7, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 7, 2015 5:30am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he didn’t believe the “dust up” over the state budget would impact family-owned jet engine parts manufacturers like Turbine Technologies, but company officials had a different take.
July 6, 2015
by Natasha Wiggins | July 6, 2015 7:21pm