July 25, 2014
by Susan Bigelow | July 25, 2014 11:00am
July 24, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 24, 2014 5:30am
July 22, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2014 3:00pm
Earlier this month, State Comptroller Kevin Lembo predicted the state would end the year with a $33.2 million surplus. But thanks to additional federal money, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has revised revenues upward by $63 million over last month’s forecast.
July 21, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2014 12:00pm
July 18, 2014
by Brian O'Shaughnessy | July 18, 2014 2:40pm
by Suzanne Bates | July 18, 2014 1:00pm
July 11, 2014
by Sarah Darer Littman | July 11, 2014 8:00am
Chutzpah: unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
The traditional definition of chutzpah is someone who kills his mother and father and then claims being an orphan as a mitigating circumstance.
I’ve been reminded of this word constantly as the FUSE/Jumoke charter scandal unfolded over the last two weeks.
L’Affaire Sharpe has been quite astonishing, because as a mere mortal, not a Crony of Dan Malloy or part of of the Charter Chicanery Circus, I underwent more due diligence than Sharpe to become a creative writing instructor for an after-school program at one of the local elementary schools for the non-hefty fee of a few hundred bucks.
To teach this Afters program, run by the Cos Cob Elementary School PTA, I had to undergo a criminal background check.
July 8, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 8, 2014 5:30am
Last week, the Washington Post reported that former Secretary of the State Hillary Clinton was paid more than $251,250 to speak to 2,300 students at the University of Connecticut in April. The news has at least two gubernatorial candidates crying foul, while Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the foundation defended the decision.
June 26, 2014
by Brian O'Shaughnessy | June 26, 2014 11:32pm
June 20, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | June 20, 2014 5:30am
Advocates of bringing tolls back to Connecticut’s major highways think they’ve found a better way to approach the problem. And with so-called congestion pricing, they just might be right.