Business/Labor/ Economic Development

Landslide Lamont Offers Mayors A Deal

by Paul Bass & Thomas Breen | Aug 14, 2018 10:07 pm | Comments (25)

Accepting his party’s gubernatorial nomination with a crushing victory over a felonious opponent, Ned Lamont Tuesday night unveiled his first plan for getting the state’s economy back on track.

In an acceptance speech from the stage of New Haven’s College Street Music Hall, Lamont offered leaders of Connecticut’s cities and towns a deal to help stabilize both their own and the state’s finances: regionalization in return for support on municipal aid and local property taxes.

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A New Era?

by Staff | Aug 14, 2018 12:40 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass PhotoAs Republicans and Democrats choose candidates for statewide offices in nine different primaries Tuesday, central party machines are having less influence than ever on who ends up the ballot.

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