October 7, 2013
by Jennifer Alexander | October 7, 2013 6:06pm
Whether it’s in Bridgeport, Bristol, or Brooklyn, budget cuts and teacher layoffs are an unwelcome prospect but sometimes an unavoidable reality. The manner in which school districts choose which teachers to let go is often decided long in advance, during collective bargaining negotiations.
September 23, 2013
by Christine Stuart | September 23, 2013 4:30am
The state Bond Commission is poised to borrow $395.5 million in general obligation bonds by the end of the week, a move that would put Gov. Dannel P. Malloy within $20 million of his self-imposed $1.8 billion bonding limit.
March 4, 2013
by Christine Stuart | March 4, 2013 5:29am
Elected officials from small towns across Connecticut will travel to the state Capitol on Monday to tell the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee that the elimination of the motor vehicle tax will be detrimental to their communities.
January 18, 2013
by Susan Bigelow | January 18, 2013 9:19am
The legislative session is off and running at last, and members are rushing to propose new laws. Thus far, the focus has been squarely on gun control and school safety in the wake of Newtown, but there’s plenty more going on beneath the surface. Sadly, some of the many, many bills being raised should stay out of sight.
Tags: general assembly, session, joe markley, legislation, bills, Susan Bigelow, dh
April 10, 2012
by Joseph Adinolfi | April 10, 2012 3:08pm
HAMDEN — After a condo association threatened to fine a resident for hanging a Jewish religious symbol on her door frame, Sen. Majority Leader Martin Looney hopes to pass a narrowly tailored proposal that will protect condo owners’ religious freedom.