The Department of Housing paid exorbitant fees to a lender administrating the Shoreline Resiliency Loan Fund, part of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Shore Up CT program created in 2014 to give homeowners and businesses low interest loans to upgrade their properties to withstand coastal storms in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. ...
State House of Representatives Leadership
HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute’s media project Raising Hale highlighted the fact that the State House of Representatives is populated by more leaders than there are rank-and-file members.
Here is the full breakdown: State House of Representatives leaders
In the House, the leadership titles are Speaker of the House, Majority Leader, Minority Leader, Deputy Speaker (7), Deputy Majority Leader (7), Deputy Minority Leader (2), Assistant Deputy Speaker, Chief Assistant Deputy Speaker for Economic Affairs, Assistant Majority leader (18), Assistant Minority Leader (13), Majority Whip (2), Minority Whip (3), Majority Caucus Chairman, Deputy Majority Caucus Chairman, Deputy Majority Whips-At-Large (2), Deputy Majority Whips (3), Assistant Majority Whips (8) and Minority Caucus Chairman.
Learn more at Raising Hale.
State Troopers doubling pay with overtime due to staffing shortage, as state braces for mass retirements
An audit of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection found that 56 percent of state troopers singled out for review earned more than 100 percent of their base salary through overtime. “These employees’ base salaries ranged from $44,129 to $83,137, while overtime ranged from $50,968 to $190,677,” the ...