Recent Comments

Jim in Mfg wrote:
Unions Pitch Healthcare Pooling: “Holy crap.  Some of the policies cost more the 35k per year?  That sounds like it is Platinum plated plan.  Nothing is too good for our public “servants”.”
Bulldog1 wrote:
Unions Pitch Healthcare Pooling: “So let’s see…WalMart can use their market power to get…”
SocialButterfly wrote:
They Hate The Cuts, But Malloy Doubts They Will Increase Taxes: “Rapid Dan cannot be making all of these mental budget…”

Social Networks We Use

Categories

CT Tech Junkie Feed

SpaceX Launches First Deep Space Mission with DSCOVR Satellite
Feb 12, 2015 9:53 am
SpaceX embarked on their first mission beyond low earth orbit Wednesday, launching the Deep Space Climate Observatory...more »
Upcoming Trends We Saw at CES 2015
Jan 21, 2015 8:08 am
After recording over 40 videos about individual products at International CES 2015, the burning question from many...more »

Our Partners

Law Enforcement

February 26, 2015

OP-ED | Resident State Trooper Program A Low-Hanging Fruit

by Terry Cowgill | February 26, 2015 4:16pm

It goes without saying that the best way to approach budget cutting is to take no prisoners. Unfortunately, that simple principle is easier to declare in state government than it is to practice.

Continue reading "OP-ED | Resident State Trooper Program A Low-Hanging Fruit" »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

February 11, 2015

OP-ED | Marijuana Legalization in Connecticut? It’s Worth a Shot

by Susan Bigelow | February 11, 2015 8:16pm

Marijuana is now legal in several states out west, and the world has yet to end. That’s part of why two Connecticut lawmakers, Reps. Edwin Vargas, D-Hartford, and Juan Candelaria, D-New Haven, want to bring legalization east.

Is that a good idea? What will happen if we fully legalize marijuana?

Continue reading "OP-ED | Marijuana Legalization in Connecticut? It’s Worth a Shot" »

Tags: , , , , ,

February 6, 2015

Two Lawmakers Look To Legalize Marijuana

by Hugh McQuaid | February 6, 2015 11:30am

Shutterstock Two state lawmakers are seeking to legalize and tax the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. They want it to be seen as a revenue generator and boon to the state’s economy.

Continue reading "Two Lawmakers Look To Legalize Marijuana" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

February 3, 2015

Malloy Proposes ‘Second-Chance’ Measures to Reform Connecticut Criminal Justice

by Mary E. O'Leary | February 3, 2015 8:26pm

Mary O'Leary photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, declaring America has gotten away from being a “second-chance society,” has proposed major changes in the criminal justice system that would treat drug possession as a misdemeanor and eliminate mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug possession.

Continue reading "Malloy Proposes ‘Second-Chance’ Measures to Reform Connecticut Criminal Justice" »

Tags: , , ,

February 2, 2015

Lawmakers Call For ‘Affirmative Consent’ On All College Campuses

by Sarah Paduano | February 2, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo State Sen. Mae Flexer, D-Killingly, and Rep. Gregory Haddad, D-Mansfield, are co-sponsoring a bill to require all public and private state universities and colleges to establish “affirmative consent” as the threshold in sexual assault and partner violence cases.

Continue reading "Lawmakers Call For ‘Affirmative Consent’ On All College Campuses" »

Tags: , , , , ,

January 30, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Keystone Pipeline Takes Center Stage in the Senate

by Jordan Fenster | January 30, 2015 8:29am

Despite a presidential veto threat, the Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday in favor of S.1, which approves construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, with no help from Connecticut’s two Democratic senators.

Continue reading "DC NEWS JUNKIE | Keystone Pipeline Takes Center Stage in the Senate" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

January 25, 2015

New York Times Writer Charles M. Blow ‘Fuming’ That Son Was Detained By Yale Police

by New Haven Register | January 25, 2015 10:27am

NEW HAVEN — New York Times op-ed columnist Charles M. Blow claims in a tweet that his son, who is black and a Chemistry major at Yale University was “accosted” at “gunpoint” Saturday night by university police who thought he was a suspect.

Continue reading "New York Times Writer Charles M. Blow ‘Fuming’ That Son Was Detained By Yale Police" »

Tags: , , , ,

January 21, 2015

Malloy Elevates DOC Commissioner

by Christine Stuart | January 21, 2015 11:19am

Courtesy of the DOC Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated Scott Semple Wednesday to serve as Correction Department Commissioner.

Continue reading "Malloy Elevates DOC Commissioner" »

Tags: , ,

January 16, 2015

Sandy Hook Commission Will Renew Call for Controversial Gun Ban In Final Report

by Hugh McQuaid | January 16, 2015 12:53pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Preventing access to certain guns will be a central recommendation of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission when it completes its report next month after more than two years of work.

Continue reading "Sandy Hook Commission Will Renew Call for Controversial Gun Ban In Final Report" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

January 14, 2015

Lawmakers Aim to Change Gun Laws

by Hugh McQuaid | January 14, 2015 5:30am

Shutterstock photo Lawmakers have proposed nearly a dozen bills concerning gun control so far this session. The proposals include both efforts tighten and ease Connecticut’s regulation of firearms.

Continue reading "Lawmakers Aim to Change Gun Laws" »

Tags: , , , , ,