Recent Comments

Politijoe wrote:
OP-ED | What and How We Tax Shows What We Value: “Biff: you cited that “we find that five of the…”
jeff672 wrote:
Republicans Restore Social Services At Expense of State Employee Unions: “@Bitcoinmillion1 You are right, SEBAC did change to rules to…”
Greg wrote:
OP-ED | What and How We Tax Shows What We Value: “For as much as Malloy and the Democrats have screwed…”

Social Networks We Use

Categories

CT Tech Junkie Feed

Joan A. Steitz to Receive 2015 Connecticut Medal of Science
Apr 22, 2015 10:15 pm
CT CASE PRESS RELEASE - Professor Joan A. Steitz has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Connecticut Medal of...more »
KwickLook Offers Software Tool to Monitor Youngsters’ Internet Activity
Mar 25, 2015 10:30 am
(UPDATED) While it can sometimes seem tricky to navigate parenting in the social media era, one online business is...more »

Our Partners

Law Enforcement

April 20, 2015

Casino Bill Moves Forward After South Windsor Republican’s Amendment Fails

by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2015 3:21pm

Courtnesy of CT-N A Republican lawmaker failed to convince his colleagues Monday on the Planning & Development Committee to amend the casino expansion legislation to give host municipalities more leverage.

Continue reading "Casino Bill Moves Forward After South Windsor Republican’s Amendment Fails" »

Tags: , , , , ,

April 13, 2015

Nasty Email Causes Judiciary Committee To Come To A Screeching Halt

by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 8:22pm

CTNJ file photo Name calling in a weekend email from a Hartford Democrat brought the Judiciary Committee to a halt on Monday only hours before the committee’s deadline to complete its business.

Continue reading "Nasty Email Causes Judiciary Committee To Come To A Screeching Halt" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

April 10, 2015

OP-ED | On Access to Police Records, the People Have Compromised Too Much Already

by James H. Smith | April 10, 2015 3:15pm

shutterstock
Our state Supreme Court ruled last summer that all anyone needs to know is the name of someone arrested, the date, and where the arrest took place. That’s it. 911 tapes? No way. Crime scene photos? Absolutely not. Race of the person arrested? Nope. Criminal record of the person arrested? No way. Nada. Nothing.

Continue reading "OP-ED | On Access to Police Records, the People Have Compromised Too Much Already" »

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

OP-ED | Smallish Victories For Malloy and Lapointe

by Terry Cowgill | April 10, 2015 5:30am

Last week’s Supreme Court decision to grant a new trial to Richard Lapointe was a promising development, but it should in no way be viewed as the end game.

Continue reading "OP-ED | Smallish Victories For Malloy and Lapointe" »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

April 7, 2015

Report: Analysis Shows Racial Disparity in Traffic Stops by Several Connecticut Police Departments

by Elizabeth Regan | April 7, 2015 5:18pm

Elizabeth Regan Police departments in Groton, Granby, and Waterbury and state police troops in Tolland and Hartford are more likely to stop black and Hispanic drivers, according to a study conducted by the Institute for Municipal Regional Policy.

Continue reading "Report: Analysis Shows Racial Disparity in Traffic Stops by Several Connecticut Police Departments" »

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

April 3, 2015

Rowland, Wilson-Foley Could Be Heading to ‘Country Club’ Prisons

by Jordan Fenster | April 3, 2015 10:59am

Screenshot, Bureau of Prisons website The two most recent Connecticut politicians convicted of violating federal election laws may serve their time in some of the cushiest prisons in the country.

Continue reading "Rowland, Wilson-Foley Could Be Heading to ‘Country Club’ Prisons" »

Tags: , ,

April 2, 2015

Lawmakers Unveil Advertising Campaign to Bring Attention to Safe Havens

by Elizabeth Regan | April 2, 2015 3:52pm

Don’t trash your baby.

It’s the bold message from a public-private working group committed to publicizing the state’s 15-year-old Safe Havens law to a new generation.

Continue reading "Lawmakers Unveil Advertising Campaign to Bring Attention to Safe Havens" »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

March 26, 2015

OP-ED | Affirmative Consent Bill Could Help Tear Down Rape Culture

by Susan Bigelow | March 26, 2015 3:00pm

Connecticut is poised to finally do something about the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. The legislature needs to see this through, because more than just the safety of the next generation of students is at stake.

Continue reading "OP-ED | Affirmative Consent Bill Could Help Tear Down Rape Culture" »

Tags: , , , ,

Racial Disparity in Connecticut Prisons on the Decline, Report Says

by Jordan Fenster | March 26, 2015 11:46am

Council of State Governments Justice Center There is “significantly” less racial disparity among prisoners in Connecticut than there was just a few years ago, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Continue reading "Racial Disparity in Connecticut Prisons on the Decline, Report Says" »

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

March 18, 2015

Rowland Sentenced to 30 Months on Corruption Charges

by Christine Stuart | March 18, 2015 1:40pm

Arnold Gold / New Haven Register (Updated 3 p.m.) NEW HAVEN — A federal judge with a reputation for being tough on corruption decided to abide by less restrictive sentencing guidelines Wednesday when she gave former Gov. John G. Rowland 30 months in prison for hiding campaign work from election regulators.

Continue reading "Rowland Sentenced to 30 Months on Corruption Charges" »

Tags: , , , , , , ,