The long and weird history of Connecticut’s attempt to build eight miles of highwayread more
It’s not uncommon during the election cycle for business owners to complain to politicians about cumbersome regulations that sap their time and resources. The Connecticut Department of Labor tried to ease the burden on business owners in 2002 when it launched a new...read more
Connecticut remained dead last in the nation for personal income growth since 2007 in the latest analysis by Pew Charitable Trusts.read more
It seemed like a great deal for Connecticut. Until it wasn’t.read more
My two-year old grandson, Kellan, who lives in Connecticut is in trouble, but doesn’t know it yet. I haven’t had the heart to tell him he owes some money, some BIG money. At stake is my grandson’s economic future, and his chances of getting a solid career here in the state are dwindling.read more
The national AFL-CIO has tapped Working America, its political affiliate based in Washington D.C., to send canvassers to Connecticut for a “union member mobilization effort” and to talk with members about “the importance of the 2018 election cycle,” according to an email from AFSCME Council 4 Executive Director Jody Barr.read more
The Fitch Files
Cheryl tried to opt out of her union based on her religious beliefs and donate her fees to charity. They wouldn’t let her.read more
The Fitch Files: “Devastating” accusations of sexual favoritism and hostile work environment at Dept. of Revenue Services
The resignation of Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin Sullivan has left Marilee Corr Clark, DRS’s Tax Legal Director, “terrified.”read more
On a Side Note
If the accused were trying to “stick it to the man,” they stuck it to the wrong one – the taxpayers who have been forced to subsidize these bad decisions through higher taxes.
Five hints from the Malloy administration to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin on how to stay the least popular governor in America.
Connecticut already has what many regionalism proponents want — shared services and regional decision-making entities. This raises the question, “Why the renewed push for regionalism?”
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