Don Shubert, head of the Connecticut Construction Industries Association, and Mary Tomolonius, executive director for the Connecticut Association for Community Transportation, implored supporters and members to attend tomorrow’s Bond Commission meeting in support of transportation funding and Gov. Dannel Malloy’s $10 million tolling study. An email from Tomolonius dated July ...
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Connecticut’s new Pension Sustainability Commission held a press conference today in the Legislative Office Building to announce its mission: to consider transferring state assets to Connecticut's pension funds to help reduce the state's unfunded liabilities.
Public Transportation and Fringe Benefit Costs Grow Much Faster than Connecticut Transportation Revenue
Connecticut's transportation funding problems have been blamed on increasing debt costs, but a look at the history of transportation spending in Connecticut shows that, when adjusted for inflation, the biggest cost increases have been for public transportation and fringe benefits for employees.
Before Janus v. AFSCME there was Rebecca Friedrichs: A Q&A with The Teacher Who Almost Won a Supreme Court Decision
The Supreme Court in June decided in favor of Mark Janus in the hotly contested case, Janus v. AFSCME, essentially allowing public sector employees to keep their jobs without being forced to pay fees to a union. Although the decision was seen as a blow to government union power, neither ...
When given the choice between Connecticut's failing pension system and the state's defined contribution plan, Robert Guynn took the road less traveled -- and he's doing fine.