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August 28, 2015

Education Officials Say Low Test Scores Matched Expectations

by Christine Stuart | August 28, 2015 12:00pm

The statewide test scores for the new Smarter Balanced Consortium Assessment exam show that 55.4 percent of Connecticut’s students are meeting or exceeding the “achievement level” in English, and 39.1 percent are meeting or exceeding the achievement level in math.

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August 21, 2015

Lawmakers, State Officials Mull Future Of Juvenile Training School

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2015 2:56pm

Christine Stuart photo Should the Department of Children and Families Connecticut Juvenile Training School be closed? That’s the question lawmakers and state officials tried to answer Friday.

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August 19, 2015

Connecticut Will Get $1M From Multi-State Drug Settlement

by Cara Rosner | August 19, 2015 10:00am

Connecticut’s general fund is getting more than $1 million thanks to a multistate settlement reached with a California biopharmaceutical company.

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July 31, 2015

OP-ED | Is Malloy the Second Coming of Moses?

by Suzanne Bates | July 31, 2015 8:00am

When Robert Moses, then commissioner of New York State’s Parks Department, started work on what would eventually become Jones Beach on Long Island’s South Shore, he used a tactic that would become his common practice — he vastly understated the cost of the project, knowing that once it was started, it would be nearly impossible politically to roll it back.

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July 20, 2015

General Assembly Opts Not to Override Malloy’s Vetoes

by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2015 2:26pm

Christine Stuart photo The House needed 101 votes to override Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s veto of a bill that outlined qualifications for a state Education Commissioner, but only 62 lawmakers voted in favor of an override Monday.

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July 17, 2015

OP-ED | Progress On The FOI Front: Sunshine Is The Best Disinfectant

by Terry Cowgill | July 17, 2015 5:30am


While the freedom-of-information outlook has often been rather grim during the transparency-challenged Malloy administration, the General Assembly’s regular session finished up with some encouraging news.

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July 16, 2015

Another Potential Hospital Merger On Horizon

by Christine Stuart | July 16, 2015 4:08pm

day kimball hospital A day after Lawrence & Memorial Hospital announced it was joining the Yale New Haven Healthcare Corporation, Day Kimball Healthcare and Hartford Healthcare announced they were exploring a “strategic partnership that could lead to a formal affiliation.”

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July 15, 2015

Lembo Launches Searchable Budget Transparency Website

by Christine Stuart | July 15, 2015 1:56pm

Christine Stuart photo It’s the second open government website state Comptroller Kevin Lembo has launched and it’s the first that allows the public to view — without having to download clunky PDF files — how the state is spending its budget.

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July 6, 2015

Malloy Signs Bill to Promote Greater Scrutiny of Police Through Disclosure of Arrest Information

by Elizabeth Regan | July 6, 2015 4:52pm

Elizabeth Regan file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill late last week to bring arrest details to light as part of the state’s sunshine law ensuring public access to government records and proceedings.

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June 30, 2015

House Joins Senate In Voting For Budget Implementer

by Christine Stuart | June 30, 2015 1:19am

Christine Stuart file photo The debate in the House on language to implement the budget focused early Tuesday morning on what the state is doing to attract businesses.

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