October 9, 2015
by Karen Jarmoc and Garry Lapidus | October 9, 2015 11:41am
Recently, Judge Charles D. Gill wrote an editorial for the Hartford Courant in which he attempts to outline the strengths of Connecticut’s Judicial Branch in presiding over domestic violence cases. However, Judge Gill’s essay actually provides a compelling snapshot of limitations that serve to constrict policy and practice related to helping victims of domestic violence stay safe.
by Suzanne Bates | October 9, 2015 10:00am
by Susan Bigelow | October 9, 2015 8:00am
by Terry Cowgill | October 9, 2015 5:30am
Of the 126 acts of legislation that went into effect in Connecticut on Oct. 1, one of them (An Act Concerning Alcoholic Liquor) contains nine different provisions. Most are common sense measures such as allowing package stores to sell cigars and setting guidelines that permit micro breweries to peddle their wares at farmers markets.
October 2, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | October 2, 2015 10:00am
by Susan Storey | October 2, 2015 9:00am
It’s time for Connecticut to stop relying on past juvenile justice reform success and have the courage to acknowledge that we are failing our most troubled and traumatized children in the juvenile justice system by continuing to incarcerate them.
by Sarah Darer Littman | October 2, 2015 8:30am
Last week, the Courant’s Kevin Rennie opined that the results of the Democratic primaries, in which three incumbent Mayors were ousted in Hartford, Bridgeport, and New London, “hold an important lesson for Republicans.”
by Terry Cowgill | October 2, 2015 5:30am
October 1, 2015
by Barth Keck | October 1, 2015 11:00am
During a recent junior varsity football game, a player from the opposing team took his helmet off while on the field during a timeout. In such an instance, according to the rules, “the player must leave the game for at least one down.”
September 25, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | September 25, 2015 11:00am
After a rather rosy presentation on the state’s economy at the first meeting of the new “Commission on Economic Competitiveness,” Joe Brennan, CEO of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, said he didn’t want to be a “skunk at the garden party,” but he also felt compelled to speak honestly.