January 15, 2019
January 3, 2019
State Rep. Kurt Vail has tried without success in the past to get his colleagues to pass legislation that would keep Connecticut on daylight saving time. This year, he’s trying a new approach.
December 31, 2018
Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Don’t stand in the doorway
Don’t block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled
There’s a battle outside
And it is ragin’.
It’ll soon shake your windows
And rattle your walls
For the times they are a-changin’.
—Bob Dylan (1964)
If Robert Allen Zimmerman — aka Bob Dylan — thought the times were changing in 1964, he must be looking at today’s times as an absolute transfiguration.
December 19, 2018
WASHINGTON — A commission established by President Donald Trump in the aftermath of the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla., issued its final recommendations to improve school safety Tuesday, including arming teachers as one of 93 “best practices and policy recommendations.”
December 17, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — The students at Grace Academy, an interfaith, tuition-free middle school for girls, had some tough questions for Lt. Gov.-elect Susan Bysiewicz and the 19-member transition subcommittee focused on women’s issues.
November 29, 2018
by Barth Keck | Nov 29, 2018 4:59am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Consumer Protection | Education | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Opinion | Health Care Opinion | Public Health | Milford | Old Saybrook
Smokin’ in the boys’ room has a whole new meaning in schools these days — and it’s no laughing matter.
November 19, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — Outgoing State Treasurer Denise Nappier told a commission that the state should use Connecticut Lottery revenues and other state assets to ensure its contribution to the Teachers’ Retirement Fund.
November 15, 2018
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy introduced legislation Wednesday to strictly limit schools from physical restraining students and prohibit schools from placing students in seclusion.
October 19, 2018
As Election Day nears, the gubernatorial candidates have ratcheted up the rhetoric.
October 3, 2018
NEW BRITAIN, CT — Two gubernatorial candidates were unwilling Wednesday to make promises that they were uncertain they’d be able to keep to a group of organizations focused on improving the lives of young children and families.