February 10, 2016
by Jack Kramer | February 10, 2016 12:00pm
Educators and officials are nearly unanimous in believing that teenage children would be better students if high school classes started later in the morning.
January 27, 2016
by Jack Kramer | January 27, 2016 11:44am
Within the space of a few days the state approved plans to place three new medical marijuana dispensaries in two cities while another town passed legislation that would prevent a similar facility from ever opening there.
Tags: medical marijuana, Branford, Guilford, Milford, dispensary, Jack Kramer, dh
April 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 2:40pm
On Earth Day, Republicans and Democrats held a Capitol press conference to proclaim their support for legislation that would phase out the use of plastic bags and the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetic products.
December 19, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 19, 2014 3:00pm
Nancy DiNardo, the long-time chairwoman of the state Democratic Party, will not return to the position next year and will instead run for the party’s vice chair position. DiNardo has endorsed Vice Chair Nick Balletto to succeed her.
Tags: Nancy DiNardo, Nick Balletto, Guilford, New Haven, Trumbull, dh
October 28, 2014
by Kristi Allen | October 28, 2014 2:08pm
With the race for governor down to a few percentage points, the state Democratic Party has spent nearly 20 percent of its campaign funds on one candidate: Ted Kennedy Jr.
May 30, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2014 12:07pm
May 5, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 5, 2014 4:48pm
November 19, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 19, 2013 11:27am
January 18, 2013
by Susan Bigelow | January 18, 2013 9:18am
The legislative session is off and running at last, and members are rushing to propose new laws. Thus far, the focus has been squarely on gun control and school safety in the wake of Newtown, but there’s plenty more going on beneath the surface. Sadly, some of the many, many bills being raised should stay out of sight.