June 30, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 30, 2015 3:49pm
Ending a months-long budget process that went right up until the last day of the fiscal year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday broke a campaign promise when he signed a two-year, $40.3 billion budget that includes $1.3 billion in tax hikes.
June 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2015 5:30am
A committee in charge of a $45 million grant to re-imagine how healthcare is paid for and delivered in Connecticut has adopted “conflict of interest” language that allows its members to financially benefit from the grant.
June 12, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | June 12, 2015 8:00am
I traveled to Washington, New York, and Philadelphia recently, where I spent a lot of my time exploring by riding around on the trains. This is what I do for fun. While I was there, though, I learned a lot about cities, transportation, and how everything can fit together.
June 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 9, 2015 3:21pm
It should have been a slam dunk. Both parties seemed to agree at the beginning of the legislative session that if they were going to dedicate more funding to transportation, that money should be locked up and used solely for transportation.
June 8, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 8, 2015 1:44pm
June 3, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 3, 2015 3:05pm
by Jordan Fenster | June 3, 2015 8:00am
There have been three deadly railroad accidents recently in our region: The 2013 derailment in the Bronx that killed four, the 2015 crash in Valhalla, N.Y. that killed six, and a Pennsylvania train crash in May that left eight people dead. After each tragedy, politicians — among them members of Connecticut’s delegation in Washington — proposed legislation intended to prevent similar incidents in the future, knowing their proposed laws will do little to stem the tide of railroad-related deaths.
June 1, 2015
by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | June 1, 2015 8:00am
Among the many issues left for the last week of session is the fate of a bill that would allow Tesla Motors to sell cars directly to Connecticut consumers.
May 30, 2015
by Lori Pelletier | May 30, 2015 11:14am
With less than five days left until the Connecticut General Assembly adjourns for the year, there are two paths our state can go down.
May 29, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | May 29, 2015 10:00am
The latest jobs report is out, and once again Connecticut’s employment statistics are marginally better. We’re on pace to recover all the jobs lost during the recession by sometime in 2016. So why does it still feel like we’re stuck in the mud?