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September 1, 2017

Republican Lawmakers, State Election Regulators Spar During Hearing

by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — State election regulators laid out their case Thursday during a sometimes contentious four-hour hearing in which they tried to prove that mentioning Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s name on mailers in 2014 without asking his opponent or the Republican Party to pay for it violated state election laws.

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August 29, 2017

Two Republican Lawmakers Vow To Fight Elections Enforcement

by Christine Stuart | August 29, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Two Republican lawmakers said it’s ridiculous that state election regulators would subpoena them to show up for a hearing this week that they welcomed more than two years ago.

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October 7, 2013

OP-ED | Children’s Education Shouldn’t Come Down to Chance

by Jennifer Alexander | October 7, 2013 7:06pm

Whether it’s in Bridgeport, Bristol, or Brooklyn, budget cuts and teacher layoffs are an unwelcome prospect but sometimes an unavoidable reality. The manner in which school districts choose which teachers to let go is often decided long in advance, during collective bargaining negotiations.

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January 18, 2013

OP-ED | Plenty of Forgettable Bills in New Session

by Susan Bigelow | January 18, 2013 10:18am

Susan Bigelow The legislative session is off and running at last, and members are rushing to propose new laws. Thus far, the focus has been squarely on gun control and school safety in the wake of Newtown, but there’s plenty more going on beneath the surface. Sadly, some of the many, many bills being raised should stay out of sight.

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June 6, 2012

ACLU Comes To Defense of Wolcott Teen

by Elizabeth Bowling | June 6, 2012 9:44am

His classmates were allowed to wear duct tape over their mouths in silent support of gay rights, but a Wolcott High School student was told he had to remove an anti-gay T-shirt, according to his father.

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