Thursday, February 7, 2013

Our response to Gov. Malloy's plan to consolidate commissions

In the proposed budget he submitted to the legislature on February 6, Governor Dannel Malloy called for consolidating five legislative commissions—including the Commission on Children—into one. Commission on Children Executive Director Elaine Zimmerman responded by pointing out that the Commission has brought $1.45 into various community programs for every dollar invested in it. Read the rest of her statement here

Monday, February 4, 2013

What We're Reading

This week's issue is dominated by the legislature's public hearings on the Newtown school shootings.