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MetroHartford Alliance September 2015 Update Now Available
Learn more about the Alliance's initiatives and accomplishments so far during 2015.
The State Budget and Structural Reform, Part 6
This post examines the need to modernize the State of Connecticut's information technology systems. Recommendations include the development of a statewide IT strategy, elevating the Chief Information Officer position to report to the Governor, and leveraging industry expertise through private sector participation in a new legislative committee focused on this issue.
The State Budget and Structural Reform, Part 5
Connecticut has committed to using significant public resources to serve those in need. This post examines the lack of integration among state human services agencies and the critical role of the nonprofit service provider community.
Mayoral and City Council Elections Update: Alliance Position on the Capitol Region Council of Governments
The City administration should work with municipal partners through agencies such as the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) to establish better regional cooperation, which could lead to short- and long-term savings.
The State Budget and Structural Reform, Part 4: Improving Delivery of Public Services
Mayoral and City Council Elections Update: Alliance Position on the iQuilt Plan
The City administration must continue to work with the iQuilt Plan to implement the recommendations made in the Plan and to help create a downtown that is a national model for walkability and urban placemaking.
The State Budget and Structural Reform, Part 3: Reining In the Cost of Connecticut’s Pensions and Other Post-Employment Benefits
Mayoral and City Council Elections Update: Alliance Position on Education
To provide a talent pipeline for local employers and ensure the continued growth of local entrepreneurship, Hartford students must graduate with the skills necessary to join the workforce or to pursue higher education. Key elements of sustainable school reform must continue to drive forward regardless of changes in leadership.
MEDIA ALERT: August 12 Rising Star Breakfast to Focus on the Challenges of ALICE: ‘Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed’
Blog Post: The State Budget and Structural Reform, Part 2: Reforming Connecticut’s Correction, Parole and Probation Systems
Blog Post: Love It or Hate It, It Is Time to Go Back to School.
Blog Post: The State Budget and Structural Reform: Rebalancing Connecticut's Long-Term Care System
Greater Hartford Partnership Releases Second Edition of Community Indicators Report on Metro Hartford Region
Metro Hartford Progress Points: Building a road map to regional solutions
Mayoral and City Council Elections Update: Alliance Position on Downtown North Development
While the Alliance applauds the administration for its work in development of a vacant parcel in Downtown Hartford for a Minor League Baseball stadium, our support is contingent on DoNo Hartford LLC’s ability to move forward in construction of all parcels. It is vital for the City’s administration to work with DoNo Hartford LLC to move all facets of the project forward.
Mayoral and City Council Elections Update: Alliance Position on the Minor League Baseball Stadium
The administration must work with the Hartford Stadium Authority to fully understand the financial implications of the debt payments for the cost of constructing the stadium. It needs to fully leverage all nine sources of revenue for repayment....
Mayoral and City Council Elections Update: Alliance Position on City Relationship with CRDA
The City’s administration must have a strong working relationship with the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA). The City’s administration and CRDA must work together to continue the progress being made in Downtown...
MEDIA ALERT: Experts Discuss the Digital Data Revolution in Healthcare in New Haven on July 22
ADVOCACY ALERT: Alliance Expresses Appreciation, Concern, Support to Governor and Legislators on State Budget and Economic Competitiveness
On July 7, the Alliance issued a letter to Governor Malloy and State legislators acknowledging their work on the FY’16-FY’17 State budget. The letter expressed the Alliance’s appreciation for efforts to address concerns of private sector employers about the budget and for the inclusion of components aimed at improving the State's spending economic competitiveness. The Alliance also reiterated its concern about the $800 million+ budget deficit projected for FY’18...
CHERE to Offer Two-Day Conference on Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education, Nov. 13-14
Multi-dimensional view to include underrepresented, first generation, best practices and out-of-state experts
Mayoral and City Council Elections Update: Alliance Position on City Expenditures
The administration must begin setting the groundwork for substantive change in its health and pension costs. The most recent Task Force has recommended several changes the administration can make to improve the system. We encourage the candidates to familiarize themselves with this report.
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Murtha Cullina Business Seminar: Legal Basics 101
Break the Ice Luncheon 2/20/2019
HYPE Conversation with Congressman John Larson
HYPE Painting with a Twist
Stop/Time Dance Theater
A Conversation with Governor Ned Lamont
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