December 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 12, 2016 10:40pm
November 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2016 8:14pm
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.
November 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2016 3:30am
July 26, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 26, 2016 11:10am
Connecticut delegates supporting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said they are happy with what is being touted as the “most progressive” Democratic Party platform in history.
April 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2016 12:08pm
February 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 18, 2016 1:58pm
Lawmakers were surprised to learn this week that the $13 million increase in nursing home funds approved last June has yet to be dispersed to about 230 nursing homes.
February 10, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 10, 2016 4:28pm
A new coalition of labor, community and civil rights groups said they don’t accept the premise of the new economic reality Gov. Dannel P. Malloy laid out in his State of the State address one week ago.
September 3, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 3, 2015 4:30am
State Rep. Brandon McGee, D-Hartford, is being thanked with a glossy mailer from a special interest group that has spent more than $1.1 million this year lobbying lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to make sure two new charter schools were included in the state budget.
July 17, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | July 17, 2015 8:00am
I winced when I saw the headline about Windsor voters rejecting their town’s budget for the fourth time. Turnout for a referendum that will likely cause layoffs and school cuts was an appallingly low 20 percent.
This can’t go on.
Tags: Windsor, budget, towns, municipal spending, alliance districts, referendum, Susan Bigelow, dh
July 6, 2015
by Luke Foster | July 6, 2015 4:30am
Counting prisoners as residents of the city where they are incarcerated instead of where they actually live creates inaccurate legislative representation, and one organization is trying to raise awareness of the issue in Connecticut.