In a move to "better serve and represent its diverse population," the Town of Groton will offer dual language ballots with instructions in both English and Spanish for elections and referenda. "We looked at it from a lot of different angles, and we think it's doable, and we think it’s a good idea for the community," Town Mayor Patrice Granatosky said.
Transportation infrastructure, property tax reform, binding arbitration, and a program to attack the opioid crisis are just some of the priorities for Connecticut’s largest municipal lobbying organization. The legislative session starts on Feb. 5 and ends on May 6. The agenda includes some short- and long-term proposals.
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He doesn’t need the money, and the issue can be toxic. But Norm Needleman, a Democratic freshman senator from Essex plans to work this election year on building support for the first state legislative pay raise in 20 years. And it’s a raise he wouldn’t benefit from personally because he doesn’t accept a salary from the state.
The legislature’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis reported last week that state agencies spent $124.9 million on overtime through the first two quarters of the fiscal year, which began on June 30. That’s $5 million — or 4.1 percent — greater than overtime spending cost the General Fund during the first six months of last fiscal year.