June 24, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | June 24, 2016 10:00am
After the heartbreak and agony of Newtown, I had just the faintest stirring of hope that we’d reached a turning point on guns. Maybe, just maybe, we could put aside the intractable cultural battle over guns for just a few moments to put into place a few very basic, common sense controls like universal background checks.
I was wrong.
Tags: gun control, Sen. Chris Murphy, Rep. John Larson, Sandy Hook, NRA, AR-15, Susan Bigelow, dh
June 23, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2016 8:00pm
Republican Party Chairman JR Romano said he called the State Elections Enforcement Commission earlier this week to make sure Democratic lawmakers running for re-election know the rules about using a candidate for another office in their campaign materials.
Tags: Donald Trump, JR Romano, SEEC, Leigh Appleby, Brendan Sharkey, dh
June 21, 2016
by Joseph Ricciotti | June 21, 2016 4:58pm
It would appear more than likely that Hillary Clinton will be elected as the next president of the United States come next fall.
She can be thankful in no small part to the major role that the teacher organizations in the nation such as the National Educational Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) played in their early endorsement of her presidency. Public school teachers and parents are fighting the battle of their lives in attempting to hold off the forces of privatization along with the onslaught of charter schools in the nation.
by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2016 3:05pm
June 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 20, 2016 4:39pm
June 16, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2016 1:39pm
June 14, 2016
by Barth Keck | June 14, 2016 8:00pm
It took less than 12 hours from the time the first shots were fired at the Orlando nightclub for Donald Trump to tweet the following:
“Is President Obama going to finally mention the words radical Islamic terrorism? If he doesn’t he should immediately resign in disgrace!”
June 10, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 10, 2016 1:54pm
A coalition of Connecticut labor unions may be angry, but they aren’t taking a scorched earth approach to endorsing members of the General Assembly who voted in favor of a budget that cuts services and lays off state employees.
by Christine Stuart | June 10, 2016 12:39pm
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Carter joked he made his campaign staff a little nervous by telling them he was ditching the script and was going “rogue” in his pitch to 240 AFL-CIO delegates at their annual convention.
Tags: Richard Blumenthal, Dan Carter, AFL-CIO, union, U.S. Senate race 2016, dh
June 9, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 9, 2016 2:01pm