State Auditors: Dept of Agriculture “unethical.”

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Here are the recommendations (with the Blogster’s boldface) of the state DOA audit that were released today for the 2008 and 2009 fiscal years. But first, a statement from DOA Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky, who took over the helm this year with the new Malloy administration. He points out that indeed, the audit is for […] [Read More]

Can’t get to Wall Street to protest fat-cat bankers and the decline of middle class earning power? How about Hartford?

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Something called the First General Assembly of “Occupy Hartford,” a spinoff of the New York protests that began three weeks ago, will occur twice during the day on Wednesday, across from the Holiday Inn in the capital city’s historic Bushnell Park, according to Kerri Provost on The Real Hartford website. The gatherings at 8:30 and […] [Read More]

Comptroller’s office pegs 2011 retirees at 2,767

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The smoke has cleared on the fall retirement picture, with a total of 630 state employees registering for separation between September 1 and the close of business last Friday, State Comptroller Kevin Lembo’s office reports. In all, 2,767 employees retired this year, a total that’s far above the average, but not even close to the […] [Read More]

FEMA money getting freed up for Irene cleanup

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Governor Dannel P. Malloy has announced $5,089,356.61 in federal assistance has been okayed to help residents cope with Tropical Storm Irene’s wrath. “I am pleased to see that state residents continue to receive much needed financial assistance after the effects of Tropical Storm Irene,” Malloy said in a statement.  “If you suffered damage from Irene, […] [Read More]