Flanked by his fellow senate Republicans, Senate co-President, Len Fasano, R-North Haven, held a press conference Wednesday and made the case that Connecticut legislators need more information and more study before allowing the Department of Transportation to install electronic highway tolls.
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An estimated 2,000 realtors and brokers gathered in Bushnell Park outside the Capitol building on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to create “A Connecticut We Can Sell,” and stop the outmigration crisis that is hurting homeowners, businesses and the real estate market.
A newly released report from state auditors begs the question: What is going on at the Connecticut Department of Education? Particularly egregious was the discovery that over 100 students – particularly athletes and academic high achievers – were being admitted to Hartford’s most prestigious magnet school without going through the lottery process.
A controversial bill that would force nonprofit groups to disclose their donors to the government may come a vote in the House of Representatives as early as Tuesday. House Bill 5589 is being pushed heavily by House Speaker Joe Arerisimowicz, D-Berlin, who has made the donor disclosure bill a priority this session.
When Scott Blanchette, 55, and his wife move from New Britain, Connecticut, to Charleston, South Carolina, they won’t have to find new jobs, instead both of them will be able to work their old jobs from their new home.
The Connecticut state agency that handles claims of employment and housing discrimination received almost as many complaints in 2016 as its counterpart in Massachusetts. Massachusetts has nearly double Connecticut's population but only 15 percent more discrimination claims raising questions as to whether Connecticut is simply more litigious or if the policies at the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities are encouraging more claims.