Of all the issues that arise in national, state and municipal government, few of them raise my hackles like public officials who try to block access to information that should be available to the public.
February 5, 2016
February 1, 2016
The state Freedom of Information Commission will decide Feb. 10 whether allegations of discrimination and racism among Norwalk school board members should be made public.
October 30, 2015
Yes, the time of year when election signs are plastered all over town is just about over. Municipal elections are finally here! What should we be watching for on election night 2015?
July 8, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | Jul 8, 2015 4:28pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Equality | Juvenile Justice | Law Enforcement | Public Health | Poverty | Public Safety | State Budget | Bridgeport | New London | Norwalk
Two bills addressing criminal justice reforms have been signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a move addressing disparities in the way citizens are treated by police and the courts.
July 3, 2015
What should we make of a Republican governor from a large state with a relatively strong economy who comes to embattled Connecticut to steal some jobs from us? For starters, we should pay attention and not dismiss him as a publicity seeker. We should not shoot the messenger, who in this case has a rather questionable business career of his own, but rather assess his message.
June 26, 2015
NORWALK — Not shy about his reason for appearing Friday before a group of about 50 Connecticut business owners, Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott asked them what he needs to do to get them to move.
April 15, 2015
A delegation of municipal leaders converged Tuesday in Hartford to decry issues such as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to cut town aid by $15.5 million and an escalating pattern of unfunded state mandates signed into law.
June 26, 2014
NORWALK — A book urging sick people to question hospital protocols is a factor in the move to reform health care sooner rather than later, Dr. Ryan O’Connell said Wednesday. Patients simply knowing where to go for treatment is another factor, he said.
June 9, 2014
(Updated 4:35 p.m.) U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy expressed outrage over the malfunctioning 118-year-old Walk Bridge in Norwalk that delayed commuters at least twice in the past two weeks.
February 19, 2014
NORWALK — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s town hall meeting in Norwalk was somewhat similar to dozens he’s held in past years, but Wednesday’s was different.