HARTFORD, CT — Eighteen police officers were identified as being statistically more likely to stop minority motorists in nine municipal police departments and the state police barracks in Hartford, according to a report compiled by the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy.
July 21, 2017
December 23, 2016
If you’re a public official involved in questionable behavior, the last thing you want to hear is someone in the media attaching a Nixonian suffix to your dubious doings. But that’s exactly what’s happened in Norwich, where ratepayers are outraged at an annual Kentucky Derby junket for board members that has over the last four years cost the local utility more than $1 million.
The resulting scandal has earned the moniker Derbygate.
December 5, 2016
NORWALK, CT — Comptroller Kevin Lembo knew he was playing to a tough crowd when he agreed to talk to a group of Connecticut business leaders about the state of the state’s economy.
November 8, 2016
Voters did not sit out what has been called one of the most contentious, strange, nasty, bizarre, and divisive elections in modern history. They voted in large numbers in cities and towns throughout Connecticut.
August 24, 2016
Legislative efforts to change how Connecticut regulates alcohol prices have failed over the past three years, so a national liquor retailer is trying to win its argument in federal court.
July 25, 2016
Countering Donald Trump’s rhetoric on Democratic inaction on immigration, Connecticut Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy introduced a bipartisan bill that aims to increase deportations of convicted criminals.
May 24, 2016
Plans to build a new waterfront headquarters in Stamford were scuttled, but the world’s largest hedge fund regrouped and will still receive money from the state to expand its footprint in Westport.
February 26, 2016
The University of New Haven was way ahead of its college peers when in 2013 it became the first to use Triax Technologies headband collision sensors during athletic competition.
February 5, 2016
Of all the issues that arise in national, state and municipal government, few of them raise my hackles like public officials who try to block access to information that should be available to the public.
February 1, 2016
The state Freedom of Information Commission will decide Feb. 10 whether allegations of discrimination and racism among Norwalk school board members should be made public.