Ansonia, the city that gave its residents a drive-in Easter service and a drive-by high school graduation is now planning a drive through Halloween trick or treating. “Our kids have missed a lot in the past six months,” Mayor David Cassetti said. “I don’t want them to miss out on Halloween.”
A new study that represents a collaboration between the CCM and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston adds a new voice to the longstanding argument that the way Connecticut funds its public schools is flawed. To put all school districts on an equal footing will cost at least an additional $940 million — or 12.3 percent more than now.
Due to continuing concerns over COVID-19, CCM has postponed all of our on-site workshops for the foreseeable future. We continue to schedule webinars on a variety of topics during this time. Please check back here for updates and sessions offered. Past presentations are also available.
State agencies spend more than $100 million a year doing business with minority-owned small businesses in CT, well exceeding state targets, but business people of color say they are getting short-changed. A decades-long fight to win state contracts has churned on with no resolution.
The group will include vaccination experts, vaccine providers, state agency representatives, state legislators, labor representatives, emergency management officials, and representatives of highly impacted communities.