CCM publishes second issues bulletin in 2022 election campaign series — Property Taxes
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) today (Wednesday, September 28) released its second issues bulletin in CCM’s 2022 election campaign series — Property Taxes.
This election season CCM is focused on bringing municipal issues to the forefront, with a particular focus on educating candidates and the public on specific issues impacting local government.
Face the Facts: CT Conference of Municipalities Discusses Recent Election Issues Bulletin
Whoever ends up in the governor's office can have a big impact on how cities and towns operate - everything from paying for big projects like new schools to funding day-to-day operations like public safety and Department of Public Works crews.
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities represents all 169 towns and cities to make sure the governor and state lawmakers know what kind of impact their decisions have on local governments across the state.
Coalition Launches Campaign To Help With Public Student Loan Forgiveness
The Student Loan Fund wants to make sure that a hundreds thousand Connecticut residents who qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program get the student loan forgiveness they are due.
CCM publishes first issues bulletin in 2022 election campaign series — The Voice of Municipalities
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) today (Wednesday, September 21) released its first issues bulletin in CCM’s 2022 election campaign series — The Voice of Municipalities.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont agrees to two debates with Bob Stefanowski
The campaign of Gov. Ned Lamont has agreed to two televised debates with Republican Bob Stefanowski, half the number of head-to-head contests between the duo in 2018 when they competed for an open seat.
NBC Connecticut will act as host for the candidates in its studios on Sept. 27, while WTNH News 8 will broadcast a second and final debate on Nov. 1 from the annual meeting of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities at Mohegan Sun.
Foundation Chief: Community Development = Economic Development
All economic development is community development, and all community development is economic development.
So said Jay Williams, president and CEO of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
Boy Scouts “Citizenship,” Circa 2022
Boys Scouts may be best known for their outdoor activities, but one of the greatest values they instill is citizenship.
Connecticut Rivers Council CEO and Scout Executive Steven Smith made that argument as he spoke on an episode of “The Municipal Voice,” a co-production of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities and WNHH 103.5FM, about how the organization tries to instill those values in 2022.
The Hidden Life of Connecticut Dog Licenses
In June of this year, the Town of Windham held its first “Best Dog” drawing for dog owners coming to town hall to register and license their dogs. The winner – a Labrador mix named Damian – was selected by pulling a name out of a hat.
Damian was a rescue, of sorts: his previous owner had passed away and a friend took over caring for him. As the winner, Damian received the first dog license and a basket of treats donated by local merchants.
COGs Prepare To Guide Cities, Towns Through Infrastructure Process
With so many opportunities for infrastructure investments, Connecticut’s Councils of Governments will play a leading role in guiding towns and cities through the process.
The Municipal Voice, a co-production of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities and WNHH 103.5, was recently joined by Matt Hart, longtime town manager for West Hartford and current Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) Executive Director, to discuss the road leading to our state’s future.
State and Local Legal Center Listserv: Supreme Court to Decide False Claims Dismissal of Litigation Case
In United States, ex rel. Polansky v. Executive Health Resource the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the federal government has authority to dismiss a False Claims Act lawsuit after initially declining to proceed with the action, and if so, what standard applies.