by Paul Bass | Aug 10, 2018 1:47 pm | Comments (2)
“Are they going to call the bill today?” Themis Klarides’s kid sister Nicole Klarides-Ditria asked.
And asked. And asked.
Nicole walked up from the back row to ask Themis. She texted her to ask her. Every day.
Continue reading ‘Sisters Hone Their Act At The Capitol’
by Paul Bass | Aug 10, 2018 7:57 am | Comments (12)
Josh Elliott took down names. But he didn’t broadcast them.
Continue reading ‘This Time, Elliott Runs From The Inside’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 26, 2018 8:40 am | Comments (8)
A gubernatorial debate in New Haven turned testy after protesters pushed Joe Ganim about his handling of cops who kill and Ganim pushed his opponent Ned Lamont on how he finances his campaign.
Continue reading ‘“Joe, Just Relax.” “Don’t Touch Me”’
by Jack Kramer | Jul 24, 2018 4:26 pm | Comments (9)
Fairfield— Can Connecticut really afford to eliminate the income tax?
With the days winding down toward the Aug. 14 Republican gubernatorial primary, the five candidates on the ballot offered differing views on that question as they worked hard Tuesday in a debate to make their position on taxes and state spending stand out from each other.
Continue reading ‘Eliminating Income Tax: Doable? Or “Fantasy”?’
by Thomas Breen | Jun 15, 2018 3:43 pm | Comments (16)
The first new passenger rail line to open in Connecticut in nearly three decades made its inaugural ride from New Haven to Hartford, carrying with it promises from the governor and the top state transit official of an economic and quality-of-life “renaissance” for future state residents.
Continue reading ‘Hartford Train Launches From Union Station’
by Paul Bass | Jun 13, 2018 2:28 pm
Brenda Novak looked at the clock. In four hours, the state legislature would adjourn for the year.
Continue reading ‘How To Make Friends & Influence Government’
by Paul Bass | Jun 13, 2018 7:55 am | Comments (5)
Joe Ganim couldn’t convince 282 delegates at a Democratic Party convention to support him for governor. So he went out and got 32,000 Democratic voters to sign petitions.
Continue reading ‘Ganim Submits 32,000 Signatures’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 7, 2018 2:57 pm
With the days of his administration winding down, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been keeping up a steady schedule of public appearances.
He latest local appearance was Thursday, when he came to the New Haven-West Haven town lines to mark the opening of the West River Bridge on I-95 and press for the continued modernization of the state’s infrastructure.
Continue reading ‘I-95 West River Bridge Opens Ahead Of Schedule’
by Allison Park | Jun 7, 2018 7:53 am | Comments (1)
Connecticut can’t prosper if some groups get left out of the equation, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told a crowd in New Haven Wednesday evening.
Continue reading ‘Guv: Progress Can’t Come With Discrimination’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 5, 2018 7:57 pm | Comments (1)
Ferdinando Voltaggio said he probably wouldn’t be alive if he had not left Puerto Rico when he did.
Continue reading ‘Hurricane Maria Relief Tops $4M’