by Paul Bass | Jan 19, 2018 1:04 pm | Comments (7)
Long before he worked for President Obama, before he investigated corruption in Afghanistan, before he become the city of Hartford’s “hizzoner,” Luke Bronin spent years in New Haven’s Whalley Avenue jail.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 16, 2018 7:36 am | Comments (4)
Susan Bysiewicz hasn’t yet announced that she’s running for governor, but she has already picked up her first endorsement.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 15, 2018 7:50 am | Comments (24)
Option #1: In tackling workers’ rights or underfunded schools, the “people’s lawyer” needs to offer a disinterested opinion recognizing different sides.
Option #2: In tackling workers’ rights or underfunded schools, the “people’s lawyer” needs to find a way to take a stand for social justice.
Continue reading ‘AGs Hopefuls Split On Mission’
by Paul Bass | Jan 9, 2018 7:52 am | Comments (32)
Primary the disloyal Dems. And let the governor make the tough decisions.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 4, 2018 3:22 pm | Comments (3)
J. R. Romano ‘s party has an excitement gap. Roland Lemar’s party has a vision gap.
The two veteran campaigners don’t say that about each other’s party. They say that about their own party.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 2, 2018 3:13 pm | Comments (10)
If you want to pigeonhole Dita Bhargava with a label or a comparison, she’ll take “Gina Raimondo.”
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by Staff | Jan 2, 2018 7:44 am | Comments (10)
Another top elected office is opening up in state government, as State Treasurer Denise Nappier has reportedly decided not to seek a sixth four-year term.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 2, 2018 7:36 am | Comments (3)
New Haven State Sen. Gary Winfield has his eye on higher office, but has decided not to pursue it in 2018.
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by Paul Bass | Dec 15, 2017 12:24 pm | Comments (3)
Martin Looney had just received a new kidney. But Len Fasano couldn’t give him time to recuperate. The fate of Connecticut’s upcoming legislative session was at stake.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 13, 2017 7:45 am | Comments (4)
Hartford — Advocates came here from New Haven to urge a commission to help immigrants avoid the clutches of federal agents by shaving one day off a state sentencing rule that can turn low-level offenders into “aggravated” felons.
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