July 22, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | July 22, 2015 5:30am
Data released Tuesday by one of the nation’s leading children’s charities reveals that economic recovery is lagging among the lowest income families and, especially in Connecticut, has left behind a disproportionate number of minority children.
July 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2015 5:30am
In concert with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Second Chance proposal, Correction Department Commissioner Scott Semple announced last week that the department would be closing a portion of the Bridgeport Correctional Center before the end of the month.
July 8, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | July 8, 2015 4:28pm
Two bills addressing criminal justice reforms have been signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a move addressing disparities in the way citizens are treated by police and the courts.
July 6, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | July 6, 2015 4:52pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill late last week to bring arrest details to light as part of the state’s sunshine law ensuring public access to government records and proceedings.
June 29, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 29, 2015 11:08pm
Flanked by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Indian tribes in Connecticut who had previously been denied federal recognition would not be given a second bite at the apple.
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June 22, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 22, 2015 4:58pm
June 17, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2015 5:15pm
May 31, 2015
by Jorge Cabrera | May 31, 2015 12:56am
On June 3 the Connecticut General Assembly will close the legislative session and hanging in the balance is $5 million in much-needed funding for the Bridgeport public schools.
May 29, 2015
by Heather McGhee | May 29, 2015 12:00pm
May 20, 2015
by Robert Cotto Jr. | May 20, 2015 7:59am
When traditional schools pay their bills to educate kids, they usually don’t have much money, if any, remaining. When charter schools pay their bills, they often have money left over to spend. How much? It depends on the school. For a number of charter schools, roughly 10 percent of all of public dollars meant for educating children in these schools go to pay fees for private companies called “charter management organizations.” That’s a problem.