Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Christopher Peak | Feb 16, 2018 7:42 am | Comments (4)
Mediaka Ntungu, a junior at Hillhouse High School, never thought he’d get the chance to meet New Haven’s mayor. Then, on Thursday, Toni Harp personally congratulated him on a stellar performance in his upper-level computer science and chemistry classes.
Continue reading ‘Hillhouse AP Champs Get Their Turn In Spotlight’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 6, 2018 7:53 am | Comments (22)
A week after President Trump delivered his State of the Union Address, Mayor Toni Harp delivered a “state of the city” address that put New Haven squarely in the camp of the anti-Trump “resistance.”
Continue reading ‘State Of The City: We’re The Resistance’
by Staff | Feb 5, 2018 8:04 am | Comments (18)
(Updated Monday) Mayor Toni Harp has tapped Dakibu Muley of Hamden to serve as her new community services administrator, responsible for overseeing all social service work for city government.
Continue reading ‘Harp Taps New Social-Services Chief’
by Paul Bass | Feb 2, 2018 8:12 am | Comments (4)
Giovanni Zinn did his part to start helping cut New Haven’s carbon emissions 55 percent by 2030 — by not handing out copies of a new 41-page plan to cut New Haven’s carbon emissions 55 percent by 2030.
Continue reading ‘City Issues Climate Change “Call To Action”’
by Paul Bass | Jan 25, 2018 7:54 am | Comments (61)
President Donald Trump sought to recognize New Haven Mayor Toni Harp Wednesday — then criticized her when it turned out she wasn’t in the room to receive the compliment.
Continue reading ‘Harp Displeases Trump; Feeling Mutual’
by Christopher Peak | Jan 19, 2018 1:06 pm | Comments (26)
A quest to better fund city cop and firefighter pensions collided with a quest to hire more female and minority-owned investment firms, putting two unrelated issues on the same table.
Continue reading ‘Pension Fund Showdown Highlights Gaps’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 17, 2018 11:59 am | Comments (12)
It’s a new year, and Mayor Toni Harp has a new legislative liaison, former Downtown Alder Esther Armmand.
Continue reading ‘Armmand Returns To City Hall’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 17, 2018 7:48 am | Comments (9)
Mayor Toni Harp will get a raise, but not as big a raise as her administration requested.
Continue reading ‘Alders OK Smaller Raise For Harp’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 17, 2018 7:41 am | Comments (3)
More New Haveners are facing food insecurity, particularly if they are Latino and live in any of the city’s six lowest-income neighborhood.
Continue reading ‘Hunger On Rise In New Haven’
by Paul Bass | Jan 9, 2018 4:53 pm | Comments (5)
Martha Okafor is leaving City Hall at a time when ambitious social programs she has helped put together — tackling domestic abuse and incarceration of nonviolent offenders, for instance — are taking shape.
Continue reading ‘Social Services Chief Resigns’