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Entries from February 16th, 2018

Remembering Sully, Rob Sullivan

June 14th, 2017 · 16 Comments · News and Events

We all struggle with our demons; the good in us, the bad, the difficult. Sometimes we win and carry on. And sometimes we check out far sooner than the potential allows. OIB friend Rob Sullivan struggled mightily and openly with his demons, rehab for long stretches at a time, resuming an on-and-off writing life to […]

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Mayor, State Delegation, To Highlight Legislative Achievements

June 14th, 2017 · 8 Comments · News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim and members of city’s legislative delegation on Thursday are scheduled to share what he terms “major victories” in the recently completed session of the General Assembly including “passage of bills to save taxpayers millions in debt service payments, eliminate major pieces of unfunded pension liability, bring professional boxing and mixed martial arts […]

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Running A State Without A Budget, Malloy’s “Roller Coaster”

June 14th, 2017 · 4 Comments · City Budget, News and Events, State Politics

That’s the prospect Governor Dan Malloy faces with a new budget year set to begin July 1. As a result, municipal finance officials all over the state wonder about the solvency of their respective local budgets based on projected state revenues. Eventually, a state budget will be hammered out, good, bad or ugly. What if […]

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