Hey everyone, it’s Monday again.
Mayor Mike Peters, who was mayor of Hartford for a long time around the turn of the century and later ran a great restaurant downtown, died yesterday. He’d been in poor health for a while.
Midsize towns and cities, including Enfield, West Hartford, Bristol and others, are planning to introduce a legislative agenda designed to further their interests. I’ll be watching this one.
Check out this article in Governing magazine about Connecticut’s Capitol coverage, featuring local stars like Christine Stuart of CTNJ, Colin McEnroe, Chris Healy and others. There’s even a quote from me in there. It’s a good look at a problem that’s been growing for years.
The 2009 deficit is up to $343 million.
Jim Himes is getting tons of requests for inauguration tickets.
Lastly, the new legislative session starts Wednesday.
What else is going on?