WATERBURY, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will propose creating a review board to help the state’s poorest cities and towns confront fiscal challenges.
February 2, 2017
January 19, 2017
Former Republican Sen. Rob Kane, who was nominated to fill the a $146,000-a-year job as a state auditor by Republican legislative leaders, said he doesn’t believe a misunderstanding over his child support payments should impact his ability to scrutinize state spending.
October 19, 2016
At the end of September, Republican Donald Trump’s campaign paid a $37,000 bill for police overtime costs related to a rally he held in Bridgeport before the April 26 primary.
September 22, 2016
You have to have been living under a rock to not be aware that Connecticut is in the midst of a heroin and opiate crisis.
August 30, 2016
by Christine Stuart | Aug 30, 2016 2:21pm
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(Updated Thursday, 2 p.m.) Ridership on the 9.4-mile dedicated busway between New Britain and Hartford has reached another milestone. According to state officials, it has carried over four million riders since its launch on March 28, 2015.
June 27, 2016
It looks as if the third time might be the charm for the sale of Greater Waterbury Health Network and Waterbury Hospital to Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. for $100 million.
April 24, 2016
Connecticut’s presidential primary is Tuesday, and presidential candidates from both parties campaigned throughout the state this weekend from Bridgeport to New Haven.
April 13, 2016
Almost since its inception in 1965, the main campus in Storrs, Connecticut, has sought to shut down the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut. Through the years unsupported and disparaging comments from those same faraway administrators would filter back that somehow the university’s regional campus system did not measure up to the academic standards of the main campus in Storrs. Then, suddenly in early March, the people in the Northwestern Connecticut were given a few weeks to react to the impending permanent closing of the Torrington campus, forestalling any attempt to honestly and fairly discuss and dissent from this decision.
April 1, 2016
As Rahm Emanuel once said while his boss was trying to get Obamacare passed, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” And nothing illustrates it better than the recent announcement by University of Connecticut officials that they’re seriously considering closing their Torrington campus as lawmakers desperately seek savings while in the throes of state’s perpetual budget crisis.
March 18, 2016
Mayors from three of Connecticut’s largest cities traveled Friday to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to ask lawmakers not to reverse the property tax relief approved last year.