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  • Legislative Committee Eliminates Charter Moratorium From Bill

    Legislative Committee Eliminates Charter Moratorium From Bill
    Before voting Friday on a bill aimed at strengthening the regulation of charter schools, the legislature's education committee cut out a controversial proposal that would have placed a two-year moratorium on new charter schools.
  • Package Store Owners Versus Liquor Superstore In Battle Of Lobbyists

    Package Store Owners Versus Liquor Superstore In Battle Of Lobbyists
    MANCHESTER — It's the sort of place wine and beer enthusiasts dream about and package stores have nightmares over: A big-box booze behemoth offering thousands of different brands, including some you can find nowhere else. Total Wines & More opened...

    Charter School Funding Vital For Growth

    Charter School Funding Vital For Growth
    I am the proud mother of three sons who attend Achievement First schools in Hartford. I have a junior and a freshman at the Achievement First Hartford High School and a fifth-grader at the Achievement First Summit Middle School. My family has been part of...

    Ben Barnes: Connecticut Needs Serious Budget Talk

    Ben Barnes: Connecticut Needs Serious Budget Talk
    It's budget season again and, like many other states, Connecticut faces real challenges. Although our economy is finally headed in the right direction — we grew more than 24,000 jobs in 2014, our best year since 1998 — the constrictions on...

    Police body camera bill clears Connecticut committee

    A bill that could lead to Connecticut police officers wearing body cameras is moving through the General Assembly. The Judiciary Committee on Friday narrowly passed a bill, 22-to-19, requiring various police officials to determine when body-worn...