"Before lawmakers demand one more cent from Connecticut's taxpayers... we respectfully ask them first to ensure that they're spending the money we've already entrusted to them wisely."
-Carol Platt Liebau at May Press Briefing at the Capitol
Latest Blog Entries
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...read more
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.read more
Gov. Dannel Malloy signed an executive order on Tuesday forcing another study on how to implement electronic tolls on Connecticut’s highways and it potential effect on commuters.read more
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