June 29, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 29, 2015 11:08pm
Flanked by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Indian tribes in Connecticut who had previously been denied federal recognition would not be given a second bite at the apple.
Tags: tribal recognition, Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation of North Stonington, Golden Hill Paugussett Nation of Bridgeport, Schaghticoke Tribal Nation of Kent, Bureau of Indian Affairs, BIA, Richard Velky, Chief of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Natio, Mohegan Tribe, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Sen. Chris Murphy, Connecticut, dh
June 26, 2015
by Harold Cobin | June 26, 2015 5:06pm
NORWALK — Not shy about his reason for appearing Friday before a group of about 50 Connecticut business owners, Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott asked them what he needs to do to get them to move.
June 19, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 19, 2015 4:42pm
by Suzanne Bates | June 19, 2015 12:13am
What Connecticut urgently needs is leadership — we need leaders who see the real economic crisis that we’re in, and we need leaders who have the resolve and intelligence to do something about it.
June 10, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 10, 2015 3:35pm
June 5, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | June 5, 2015 8:45am
The gavel came down at last, and the 2015 regular session of the General Assembly is in the history books. So as legislators and reporters collapse in exhaustion after yet another marathon run, who came out on top? Who saw their hopes crushed? Let’s find out.
June 3, 2015
by Doug Hardy | June 3, 2015 1:40am
A bill changing how the state approves charter school applications, and also requiring a new level of transparency on the schools and their management organizations, is on its way to the governor’s desk.
Tags: AFT Connecticut President Melodie Peters, Family Urban Schools of Excellence, FUSE, Rep. Gail Lavielle, Kara Niedhardt, Coalition for Every Child, Jeremiah Grace, Northeast Charter Schools Network, Jennifer Alexander, ConnCAN, Rep. Andrew Fleischmann, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, connecticut, education, education reform, state Board of Education, charter school, dh
June 2, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 2, 2015 7:14pm
Firefighters like Sean Lennon, a 20-year member of the Bristol Fire Department, have been a presence at the state Capitol for at least a month as they’ve lobbied for a bill that would help promote the mental and physical health of first responders.
by Madeline Stocker | June 2, 2015 3:15pm
June 1, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2015 10:09pm