February 24, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 24, 2017 3:52pm
HARTFORD, CT — Car wash owners at a public hearing Friday asked that the sales tax on their work be repealed, stating that their businesses are one of the first things people go without during tough financial times.
February 22, 2017
by Joe DeLong | February 22, 2017 10:00pm
Despite much of the rhetoric that’s out there, let’s acknowledge that Connecticut is a great place to live. We have natural beauty. Many of our school systems are top notch. And it’s hard to drive in any direction for more than 30 minutes without running into authentic American history. Our state has tremendous assets.
February 20, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 20, 2017 12:20pm
The Connecticut Hospital Association says it doesn’t believe the governor’s proposal to change how hospitals are funded will result in more money for hospitals, even though Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration has included more money for hospitals in its budget.
February 17, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 17, 2017 3:07pm
HARTFORD, CT — Gun owners and legislators from both parties Friday criticized Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to increase the state portion of the pistol permit fee from $70 to $300 and the initial 5-year pistol permit fee from $140 to $370.
February 16, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 16, 2017 10:29am
WETHERSFIELD, CT—Good jobs, universal access to public education, and ethnic, racial and gender justice are just a few of the things a handful of advocates were asking Sen. Paul Doyle to support Wednesday.
February 14, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 14, 2017 5:30am
February 13, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 13, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — It would cost the state millions of dollars to do so, but public health advocates are once again pushing legislation that would raise the legal age for the purchase and use of tobacco products from 18 to 21.
February 10, 2017
by Sarah Darer Littman | February 10, 2017 12:00pm
This week, Betsy DeVos, despite her terrifying ignorance of the fact that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is a federal law that it will be her job to enforce, was confirmed as Secretary of Education thanks to the tie-breaking vote of Vice-President Mike Pence.
by Susan Bigelow | February 10, 2017 9:00am
by Terry Cowgill | February 10, 2017 5:30am
As I write this on Thursday morning, an awesome white cloud is swirling around the mountains and valleys of the Northwest Corner. The ivory blitz is proceeding at a pace so blinding that I can scarcely track the inches of accumulation. Come to think of it, that’s an apt metaphor for the dizzying array of budgetary pronouncements that have come out of the Malloy administration just in the last 10 days or so.