John Rowland

Editorial: Casablanca in Hartford

Is it Casablanca? Is it Macbeth? No, it is just Hartford, specifically our state capital, even more specifically our state budget for the next two years. There is a cast of characters in Hartford trying to create a budget for the two years. In case you have not heard, the state’s revenue projections for the 2017 and 2018 budget years are $5 billion in the red. Last week we reported it was $1.7 billion. In one week it doubled. read more...