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.
by Elizabeth Regan | September 30, 2015 5:30am
A panel of experts in early childhood education — among them a renowned researcher, a public school administrator, an attorney, and a civil servant — converged Tuesday at the University of Connecticut Law School to shed light on a new state law to make sure the state’s youngest learners all have a seat at the table.
September 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2015 1:15pm
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 18, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | September 18, 2015 5:30am
My parents raised me to have pretty good values. One of those values I learned as a child was to call people what they want to be called. I took it to heart because, with a funny surname, I was called a lot of scatological epithets that can’t be repeated here.
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 4, 2015
by Leo Canty | September 4, 2015 1:24pm
Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement, dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers and the contributions they have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country, says a paraphrased Labor Department web post.
Tags: Leo Canty, Labor Day, unions, Reagan, trickle down economics, union membership, FDR
August 13, 2015
by Staff Report | August 13, 2015 12:38pm
Connecticut’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty “no longer serves any legitimate penological purpose,” violates the state constitution, and should be abolished for the 11 men who remain on death row.
August 12, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | August 12, 2015 1:25pm
Calls for reform of the Connecticut’s juvenile prison system are growing louder now that a coalition of juvenile justice advocates is demanding the closure of the Department of Children and Families’ two locked facilities for youth.