When you have a treasure such as the Plumb Memorial Library in Shelton, you aim to keep it for generations to come. Designed by Charles Beardsley (not to be confused with James Beardsley who donated the land that would become Connecticut’s only zoo) this building is an architectural treasure, first built in 1895
Connecticut’s pension problems are over a hundred years old. The Teachers’ Retirement System goes back as far as 1917, and at the time, years before the Great Depression, there was no incentive to pre-fund the program. From that day forward, the state of Connecticut has carried a burden into the future that has been postponed time and again; and it is a bill that someone is going to have to pay.
Join us in Norwich on December 14th for this new session. Attendees will receive an overview of the Sustainable CT program, learn about the benefits to participation, and gain understanding of tools, resources, and funding for registered municipalities.
Most people won’t be familiar with Fiscal Notes, but they are required on every bill that reaches the floor of the House or Senate, or is approved by committee. Such fiscal note shall clearly identify the cost and revenue impact to the state and municipalities in the current fiscal year and in each of the next ensuing five fiscal years.”
There must be close collaboration between the federal government, the state, municipalities, and nonprofits if Connecticut truly wants to end homelessness once and for all in this state. That’s the lesson Dr. Richard Cho and Rev. Bonita Grubbs shared on the latest episode of CCM's WNHH radio show, “The Municipal Voice.”