July 22, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | July 22, 2016 5:30am
Rhode Island is at it again. It’s only been a little more than three months since the Providence Journal published a scathing editorial that took aim at Connecticut’s unfunded state employee pension liability and the abject failure on the part of elected officials here to adequately confront it.
July 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 19, 2016 5:20pm
July 15, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | July 15, 2016 5:30am
Why do smart people do dumb things? I ask myself that very question every time I do something stupid, which fortunately isn’t that often. But UConn President Susan Herbst, a successful college administrator who holds a Ph.D. in communication theory and research from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication, has really taken the concept to new level.
July 14, 2016
by Cara Rosner | July 14, 2016 10:30am
July 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 12, 2016 12:53pm
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made no apologies for borrowing $188.6 million for a variety of projects, including a bronze statute of the late Walter ‘Doc’ Hurley and a monument to the 65th Infantry Regiment known as the Borinqueneers.
July 11, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 11, 2016 3:00pm
July 8, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | July 8, 2016 5:30am
For observers of government like yours truly, there are few things in life more amusing than one government entity trying to divorce itself from its parent. And no, I’m not talking about last week’s Brexit vote, which, since it has such profound consequences for a large swath of the world, is hardly amusing.
Tags: Black Rock, Bridgeport, secession, David Walker, revaluation, mill rate, grand list, Joe Ganim, terry cowgill, dh
June 28, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 28, 2016 10:30am
Connecticut Republican lawmakers were surprised to read the Washington Post this weekend and learn that as a member of the I-95 Corridor Coalition, Connecticut has applied for a federal grant to launch a pilot program for a mileage tax.
June 27, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 27, 2016 12:02pm
June 16, 2016
by Cara Rosner | June 16, 2016 10:40am