October 2, 2015
by Susan Storey | October 2, 2015 9:00am
It’s time for Connecticut to stop relying on past juvenile justice reform success and have the courage to acknowledge that we are failing our most troubled and traumatized children in the juvenile justice system by continuing to incarcerate them.
September 30, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 30, 2015 3:41pm
Calls for a special session to address Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to make $103 million in emergency budget cuts were renewed Wednesday by a leading Democrat on the legislature’s Human Services Committee.
September 23, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 23, 2015 4:00pm
Police in Connecticut continued to target black and Hispanic drivers at a disproportionate rate over the past winter in both the number of stops and the likelihood of getting a ticket, according to the latest installment of racial profiling data mandated by the state legislature.
by Elizabeth Regan | September 23, 2015 5:30am
There is disagreement within the disability community about efforts to update traditional handicapped parking signs to reflect what people can do instead of what they can’t.
September 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 22, 2015 12:22pm
Union Says Agency Trained Staff In Procedures For Which They’re Now Being Disciplined
Over the past three years, four staff members at DCF’s locked facility for boys and girls in Middletown have been disciplined for improperly restraining children, and of those four, three were either terminated or they opted to resign.
by Elizabeth Regan | September 22, 2015 5:30am
September 17, 2015
by Barth Keck | September 17, 2015 5:30am
Civil disobedience has been making news lately, thanks to Kim Davis, the county clerk from Kentucky recently jailed after denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
September 14, 2015
by Jonathan Perloe | September 14, 2015 2:30pm
Suicide is a devastating event in the life of everyone it touches. It leaves in its aftermath the unanswered question of how it could have been prevented. This is National Suicide Prevention Week and therefore the right time to acknowledge the outsize relationship between guns and suicide.
Tags: Jonathan Perloe, gun, suicide prevention, dh
September 11, 2015
by Jason Paul | September 11, 2015 10:58am
September 10, 2015
by Cara Rosner | September 10, 2015 11:55am
A petition urging state lawmakers and the governor to change the longstanding icon and wording on handicapped parking signs has garnered about 800 signatures online in the past three weeks.