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Editorials from around New England

May. 24, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

Editorials from around New England: ___ CONNECTICUT Where's the talk about cutting spending? The Hartford Courant, May 24 For all the talk about where and how to raise taxes, legislators have actively avoided any talk about cutting spending in state government. That conversation needs to start. Some claim there's...

Connecticut education chief accepts Saint Joseph job

Apr. 16, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's education commissioner, Dianna Wentzell, is planning to go to work for the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford. The university said Tuesday that Wentzell will become interim director of clinical education, beginning in the summer. Wentzell was appointed as...

Billionaire gives $100 million to fund Connecticut education

Apr. 5, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of the world's wealthiest couples announced Friday they are donating $100 million to support public education and new businesses in some of Connecticut's most disadvantaged communities. The contribution from hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio and his wife, Barbara, is believed to...

Lamont plans to skip some meetings to issue state bonds

Apr. 2, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he plans to limit the number of State Bond Commission meetings as part of his "debt diet," an effort to reduce state borrowing. The Democrat presided Tuesday over his first meeting since becoming governor. His agenda included less than half the number...