Today is Ella Grasso Appreciation Day at the Capitol. A ceremony will be held in the Old Judiciary Room to honor the former governor, who died twenty-five years ago this week.
Gov. Rell is backing Catholic hospitals who refuse to provide emergency contraception to rape victims on religious grounds. The General Assembly is considering enacting legislation requiring all Connecticut hospitals to provide this service to victims of sexual assault.
John DeStefano has proposed a plan to offer incentives for companies that create jobs with health care.
Oh, and our students' test scores are down. The director of the Education Trust, which sponsored the study, rather snippily implies that the lawsuit against NCLB is to blame.
What else is going on?