Policy News

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Want to read Ned Lamont’s playbook? Start here. - He Announces a New Governor's Workforce Council

HARTFORD, CT -- Lamont signed an executive order creating the Governor’s Workforce Council, an effort to deliver on a campaign promise to bring new methods and energy to workforce development, a buzzword that suggests a holistic approach to what once was called job training. It is tasked with expanding the workforce, then matching supply with significant demand. Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Presidetn Jay Williams was appointed one of twenty-three council members.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Key to CT Economy, Manufacturing Growth Strongest in Eastern CT

HARTFORD, CT -- Eastern Connecticut manufacturing jobs grew four times as fast as the rest of the state between 2015 and 2019, the Connecticut Business & Industry Association is reporting. Two-thirds of all statewide manufacturing job growth during that period took place in the eastern region's 41 communities, ranging from Lyme to Stonington in the south to Union and Thompson in the north.

Monday, August 26, 2019
DKH Expands Family Advocacy Reach With $616K Grant

PUTNAM, CT -- Day Kimball Healthcare will expand a home visiting program through its Family Advocacy Center because of a $616,000 grant from the state’s Office of Early Childhood. The grant will allow DKH to offer services to families in Columbia, Hampton, and Windham through its Nurturing Families Network. It already has programs in 13 other northeastern Connecticut towns.

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