January 21, 2017
by Kristi Allen | January 21, 2017 10:54pm
by Christine Stuart | January 21, 2017 3:12pm
An estimated crowd of about 10,000 rallied Saturday in Hartford at the state Capitol to fight for women’s rights and express their emotions about what President Donald Trump’s administration might mean for women and their families.
Tags: Beth Bye, Dannel P. Malloy, Kevin Lembo, women's march, Hartford, civil rights, dh
January 20, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 20, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT – The Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee (JJPOC) Thursday adopted recommendations that set out to implement Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s vision to treat most 18, 19, and 20-year-olds as juveniles and not adults in the criminal justice system.
January 13, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 13, 2017 12:35pm
HARTFORD, CT - Armed with a new report, the Connecticut Education Association said organizations managing many of the state’s charter schools are lining their own pockets instead of teaching children and it’s calling on legislators to hold them accountable.
January 2, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 2, 2017 7:54am
A task force charged with improving access to legal assistance to the state’s poorer residents has come up with a litany of recommendations to address the problem – and some suggestions on how to pay for their initiatives.
December 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 19, 2016 5:30am
The American Family Association, which has been able to receive payroll deductions from state employees for more than a decade, may be removed from the list after an exchange last week with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo.
December 6, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 6, 2016 4:16pm
After asking a Christian organization that’s against LGBTQ rights for more information about how it conforms with Connecticut’s nondiscrimination clause to qualify for state employee payroll deductions, state Comptroller Kevin Lembo became the group’s newest target.
by Christine Stuart | December 6, 2016 3:16pm
Families whose children have intellectual or developmental disabilities gathered Tuesday at the Legislative Office Building with a variety of messages for the state Department of Developmental Services.
November 30, 2016
by James Bhandary-Alexander | November 30, 2016 2:00pm
Connecticut legislators will return to Hartford this January facing a grim budget situation and difficult choices about how much austerity their constituents can bear. Yet lawmakers do not face only bad options. They also have a clear opportunity to improve the lives of struggling Connecticut workers and save the state money — by raising the minimum wage.
November 23, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | November 23, 2016 3:00pm
In his election night speech, President-elect Donald Trump claimed, “I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all Americans, and this is so important to me.”