October 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 20, 2016 4:46pm
October 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 18, 2016 3:08pm
New Haven Representative Toni Walker bowed out of the race for majority leader Tuesday after a private meeting with her opponent in the race, Rep. Matt Ritter, D-Hartford, and House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin.
October 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 17, 2016 1:30pm
October 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2016 4:29pm
The legislature’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis reported Thursday that the state budget is experiencing a $77.9 million deficit, just three months into the fiscal year.
October 12, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 12, 2016 5:29am
October 11, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 11, 2016 3:00pm
When Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office asked state agency heads to give them options about where to cut on Sept. 6, it also estimated that the budget was about $130 million in deficit even though a few weeks later it reported it was balanced.
October 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 7, 2016 5:30am
One lawmaker continues to push for the resignation of Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz, while another is calling for a public hearing in the wake of the Child Advocate’s report on the near-death of a toddler.
October 6, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 6, 2016 1:39pm
The man who is expected to be the next Speaker of the House did not mince words Thursday when he criticized the state Education Department’s suggestion it would close two vocational-technical high schools to find $16.3 million in savings.
October 3, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 3, 2016 12:28pm
State Comptroller Kevin Lembo said Monday that the state is on track to end the 2017 fiscal year essentially balance. However, he warned that economic growth remains moderate and capital markets remain volatile.
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.