May 21, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 21, 2015 3:09pm
The Black and Puerto Rican caucus was determined not to let a national conversation about policing and race escape them as Connecticut’s legislative session speeds to a close.
May 14, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | May 14, 2015 1:30pm
What’s worse than actual systemic racism? If you’re a Connecticut legislator, pointing out the racial implications of a law is a far worse crime — deserving of actually shutting down half of the legislature for a few hours.
May 8, 2015
by Joette Katz | May 8, 2015 2:27pm
The nation has been shaken by the injustices witnessed in states and cities across our country of high-profile police custody deaths involving minorities — most often African American young men.
by Suzanne Bates | May 8, 2015 11:36am
Connecticut’s economy is like a ship that is taking on water, and while we all frantically bail it out, the state Democratic budget whistles in like a giant cannonball threatening to blow a big hole right through the bottom.
May 7, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 7, 2015 5:30am
May 6, 2015
by Catherine Bailey | May 6, 2015 7:00pm
As Mother’s Day approaches, many of us shop for a thoughtful gift to show the mothers in our lives a special token of appreciation. Perhaps flowers, chocolate truffles, or a blooming plant for her garden.
by Susan Bigelow | May 6, 2015 7:00am
How do you fix a huge, persistent deficit? Legislative Democrats, Republicans, and the governor all have different answers as the budget clock starts ticking down. There has to be a happy medium somewhere, but nobody seems interested in finding it.
Tags: budget, budget deficit, budget gap, Republicans, Themis Klarides, Susan Bigelow, dh
April 30, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | April 30, 2015 10:20pm
April 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 3:40pm
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.
April 21, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2015 3:58pm
Officials from the Department of Social Services told the legislature’s Appropriations and Human Services Committee on Tuesday that they’ve been successful in decreasing the amount of time it takes clients to get through to its benefits center on the phone.