Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Lawmakers rage against UConn raises amid state layoffs - Hartford Business Journal

State legislative leaders are lambasting University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst's decision to approve multiyear salary increases for four senior staffers in the midst of the state's economic struggles, employee layoffs, and rising tuition costs at the university. A spokeswoman for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, however, said today that he's confident the university's leaders are "doing their best to live within their means." "Really? You've got to be kidding me," Senate President Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, said Thursday after learning of the raises.. http://www.hartfordbusiness.com/article/20160624/NEWS01/160629941/lawmakers-rage-against-uconn-raises-amid-state-layoffs

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