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Bill gives private colleges parity in state's degree program approval process

Sean Teehan |

A proposed bill in the state Senate would make permanent legislation that temporarily exempts most independent higher-education institutions from seeking state approval before introducing new...

Rensselaer Hartford, other colleges turn to non-degree certificate programs to boost enrollment, meet employer needs

Sean Teehan |

Rensselaer Hartford and other universities are turning to non-degree certificate programs to boost enrollment and meet employer needs.

CSCU suspends tuition payments for federal workers during gov. shutdown

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's public college and university system has granted a temporary tuition reprieve for students impacted by the federal government's ongoing partial shutdown.

Here are CBIA's policy recommendations for CT's General Assembly

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's largest business lobby has laid out a dozen policy priorities it has for this year's legislative session centered on creating a more business-friendly environment.

Urban League of Greater Hartford appoints new CEO

Joe Cooper |

The Urban League of Greater Hartford (ULGH) on Wednesday tapped a primary care executive from Pittsburgh as its CEO and president.

CVS Health commits $100M to community health, wellness programs

Joe Cooper |

CVS Health, which recently acquired Hartford health insurer Aetna for $69 billion, has committed $100 million toward community health and wellness programs.

Sticking by unions: Despite incentive to quit, state workers’ membership rate climbs

Alex Wood | Journal Inquirer |

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June that public employee unions can no longer collect mandatory “agency fees” from nonmembers gave public employees all over the country an...

An exultant Lamont: 'I'm happy to join the governors' club'

MARK PAZNIOKAS AND CLARICE SILBER | CT Mirror |

Edward Miner Lamont Jr., an unlikely Democratic standard bearer as a wealthy Greenwich businessman whose family tree includes titans of Wall Street and a left-wing philosopher, took office Wednesday...

A day of pomp for Lamont, then the talent hunt resumes

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT Mirror |

Ned Lamont takes office as Connecticut's 89th governor this afternoon having settled on nominees for all but 10 of the 28 positions that are classified under state law as agency heads subject to...

Lamont to take governor's office Wednesday; Malloy bids farewell

Joe Cooper |

In the shadow of Connecticut's Legislative Office Building, Edward “Ned” Lamont Jr. on Wednesday afternoon will take the oath of office, swearing in the Democrat as the state's 89th...

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