October 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 14, 2016 2:00pm
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, which has unsuccessfully fought for years for federal recognition, filed a lawsuit against Connecticut Friday for $610 million in damages associated with the states taking of tribal land.
October 10, 2016
by Kristi Allen | October 10, 2016 5:30am
Despite Connecticut’s modest economic growth, the number of families struggling to cover basic household costs has increased since 2010, according to the United Way’s ALICE report released Sunday.
September 30, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | September 30, 2016 10:00am
A long time ago, Puritans carved out the boundaries of their towns by how far away someone could live from the church and still get to the sermon on time. Today, those arbitrary boundaries are also the limits of most of our school districts, meaning the kind of education your child gets depends on which side of the line your house sits.
This is deeply unjust, and it needs to end.
September 26, 2016
by Jack Kramer | September 26, 2016 5:30am
The number of patients in the state of Connecticut receiving medical marijuana treatment keeps growing, now at 13,440, according to Department of Consumer Protection Deputy Commissioner Michelle Seagull.
September 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 20, 2016 11:57pm
The General Assembly will be asked to return to Hartford in the next few weeks to vote on a $220 million deal to ensure Lockheed Martin keeps Sikorsky headquarters in Connecticut for more than a decade.
by Christine Stuart | September 20, 2016 1:45pm
EAST HARTFORD — Democrats who have held the majority in the House of Representatives for 29 years said their message about how to help improve Connecticut’s economy isn’t a partisan one and won’t require a tax increase.
September 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2016 5:30am
Even though the state said it would appeal the ruling, a Wall Street ratings firm said the Sept. 7 decision in Connecticut’s landmark education lawsuit would “benefit financially troubled cities” and boost their sagging bond ratings.
September 16, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | September 16, 2016 5:30am
From his Olympian perch, Hartford Superior Court Judge Thomas G. Moukawsher last week hurled a thunderbolt at just about everyone you could imagine who works in the field of public education.
September 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 12, 2016 1:36pm
(Updated 8 p.m.) No blue ribbon commissions or task forces have been able to inspire state lawmakers to change Connecticut’s tax system, but it doesn’t mean Connecticut’s largest municipal lobby won’t keep trying.
September 8, 2016
by Jack Kramer | September 8, 2016 5:29am
Two groups opposed to a new high-speed Amtrak rail line through an historic section of Old Lyme are claiming that records they obtained show that recent public hearings are a charade and that approval for the project is a done deal despite opposition.