If you’re a Republican, you probably think this op-ed is “fake news.” Indeed, a full 92 percent of Republicans believe that news sources “report news they know to be fake, false, or purposely misleading” either “a lot or sometimes,” according to a recent Axios/SurveyMonkey poll.
July 13, 2018
July 5, 2018
NEW HAVEN, CT —(Updated 3:30 p.m. July 6) A 9-year-old boy from Honduras and a 14-year-old girl from El Salvador are suing the federal government after being separated from their parents at the U.S. border and then transported Connecticut.
June 29, 2018
Despite a last minute entreaty from President Trump, a Republican-crafted immigration bill was overwhelmingly rejected this week in the House, 301-121, leaving little hope that Congress will address the issue ahead of the November mid-term elections.
June 28, 2018
Connecticut, along with the rest of the nation, has much work to do if it wants to increase the pay of its early childhood workforce.
June 26, 2018
TORRINGTON, CT — With the August 14 primary approaching, the biggest hurdle for each of the three Republican candidates in the 5th Congressional District is to get their message out.
June 22, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican, has signaled he’s open to signing legislation that would create a 12-week paid family leave and 20-week paid medical leave program.
We’ve all seen the heartbreaking scenes of parents being arrested along our country’s southern border as their sobbing and traumatized children are stripped from their mothers’ protective arms and taken away by border patrol agents. These children were sent to detention facilities that look like prisons, complete with chain-link fencing and locked gates.
Several Connecticut lawmakers say they will visit the Texas-Mexico border this week as debate over immigration policy heated up on Capitol Hill.
June 20, 2018
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to end his administration’s controversial policy that separated children from parents of foreigners arrested at the border without proper documentation.
June 15, 2018
It’s a phenomenon like few others I can think of. Let’s say you know someone who opened a school and staffed it with “teachers” who may or may not know much about their subjects and offer few opportunities for the students to interact with one another. And let’s say the teachers aren’t required to report student attendance and the place isn’t even evaluated regularly to make sure a proper learning environment is maintained.