September 30, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | September 30, 2016 10:00am
A long time ago, Puritans carved out the boundaries of their towns by how far away someone could live from the church and still get to the sermon on time. Today, those arbitrary boundaries are also the limits of most of our school districts, meaning the kind of education your child gets depends on which side of the line your house sits.
This is deeply unjust, and it needs to end.
September 29, 2016
by Jack Kramer | September 29, 2016 2:32pm
September 28, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2016 1:30pm
(Updated 5:02 p.m.) There was bipartisan consensus Wednesday that the $220 million economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin to continue helicopter production in Connecticut is a good deal for taxpayers.
by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2016 5:30am
It went largely unnoticed for almost a year until a reporter started asking questions about it, but the last member of the Efficiency Planning Task Force was finally appointed this week.
September 26, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 26, 2016 4:35pm
Democratic and Republican lawmakers are poised to approve a $220 million package of economic incentives for Lockheed Martin that would guarantee the company continues to produce helicopters in the state through June 2032.
September 23, 2016
by Staff Report | September 23, 2016 1:48pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made it official Friday when he announced he signed a proclamation calling on the General Assembly to convene 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 for a special session to approve an economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin.
by Cara Rosner | September 23, 2016 5:29am
September 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 21, 2016 10:19pm
If the General Assembly holds a special session to approve a package of economic incentives for Lockheed Martin, Republican legislative leaders said Wednesday that it should be expanded to include a handful of other proposals.
by Christine Stuart | September 21, 2016 5:30am
September 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 20, 2016 11:57pm
The General Assembly will be asked to return to Hartford in the next few weeks to vote on a $220 million deal to ensure Lockheed Martin keeps Sikorsky headquarters in Connecticut for more than a decade.