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  • Oh Governor! Malloy Whacks Public Colleges and Universities again.

    Still reeling from the deepest budget cuts in Connecticut history, Governor Malloy has targeted UConn, CSU and the state’s community colleges for another $8 million in cuts. The $135 million in additional budget cuts that OPM Secretary Barnes...
  • State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs

    State Must Roll Up Sleeves To Help Create Jobs
    Editor's Note: With no net job creation here in two decades, Connecticut needs jobs. Our editorial and five other views on this page offer thoughts on getting people back to work. We'd like to hear what you think is the key to creating jobs as well: Email...
  • Richard Grossman: Building Infrastructure Helps In Short And Long Term

    One of the best ways to create jobs in Connecticut is through the promotion of infrastructure projects that will provide jobs while underway and contribute to our long-term competitiveness once completed. A bill signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
  • Accusations of discrimination at UConn Health Center prison medical program

    Two women employees of the University of Connecticut Health Center’s $90-million-a-year prison medical program claim they were punished for cooperating in a sexual harassment investigation of their boss. Other workers in the correctional health...
  • More lawsuits on the way against UConn Health Center's prison medical program

    More sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits against the UConn Health Center’s prison medical program are on the way, according to this followup story in the Hartford Courant. The Advocate newspapers reported last week that a bunch of suits...
  • Florida's Loss Provides Chance For Connecticut

    Florida's Loss Provides Chance For Connecticut
    Retiree Duane Billington fought for 18 months against Jackson Laboratory's plan to expand in Florida, and he was relieved when the proposal was finally withdrawn in the Sunshine State. The former engineering technician and civic activist from Naples,...
  • Legislature Approves Controversial Jackson Lab Deal

    Legislature Approves Controversial Jackson Lab Deal
    After sharp clashes throughout the day, the state legislature voted Wednesday in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building in...
  • News That Matters: Tim Pawlenty and Herman Cain Officially Running For President, Record-Breaking Sand Castle Built in Connecticut

    News That Matters:  Tim Pawlenty and Herman Cain Officially Running For President, Record-Breaking Sand Castle Built in Connecticut
    Everybody's Talkin' About • Holy Rapture passes without incident; War of the Worlds broadcasts have been hairier. In other celestial speculation, Stephen Hawking calls Heaven a myth. • Dominique Strauss- Kahn resigns as head of IMF, leaves...
  • Hogan Defends Rehiring Retired Professors

    A skeptical state lawmaker and the president of the University of Connecticut squared off Friday over the controversial system of "double-dipping" that uses short-term contracts to pay retired professors who are already receiving pensions. In his first...
  • Hogan Turns Down Bonus; Faculty Agreed To Give Up Raises, Too, He Says

    Although he was given a sterling performance review, University of Connecticut President Michael Hogan turned down a raise and a performance bonus Tuesday, noting that faculty and staff had agreed to give up raises, as well. This is the second year Hogan...
  • Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade

    Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade
    The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals. On Friday, officials from three hospitals...