by Thomas Breen | Nov 20, 2018 2:53 pm | Comments (3)
Nineteen-year-old Nora Heaphy has a message for her Congressperson: Act on climate change, and earn lasting support from an entire generation.
A lack of urgency, she warned, will leave everyone under water.
Continue reading ‘Protesters Demand A Green New Deal’
by Paul Bass | Nov 15, 2018 2:19 pm | Comments (3)
Gov. Elect-Ned Lamont has reached into New Haven’s government and business circles to help guide his plans for taking office.
Continue reading ‘Lamont Taps Perez, Salinas For Transition Team’
by Linda Greenhouse | Nov 14, 2018 4:00 pm | Comments (16)
(Opinion) When my husband and I moved to New Haven in 2010, one of the first things we did was register to vote. We assumed that voting in New Haven would be the same pleasant, even rewarding experience it had been for the 30 years we lived in Montgomery County, the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C.
Continue reading ‘How Not To Conduct Elections’
by Molly Montgomery | Nov 14, 2018 12:43 pm | Comments (4)
At the end of a panel discussion about the #MeToo movement , audience member Kristen Sullivan stood up to thank the panelists for “little things” in her life that she believed were the result of other people coming forward with their stories.
Then she told her own story.
Continue reading ‘#MeToo 2: New Stories Emerge’
by Thomas Breen | Nov 13, 2018 3:27 pm | Comments (5)
More school dollars and faster New Haven-New York trains were at the topic of the agenda Tuesday at the first face-to-face meeting between big-city mayors and Gov.-Elect Ned Lamont.
Continue reading ‘Mayors Pitch Lamont On Transit, $chools’
by Paul Bass | Nov 13, 2018 8:00 am | Comments (11)
“Team Porter” navigated a newish app to turn out suburban votes. Now Connecticut might get paid family leave, a $15 hourly minimum wage — and maybe even electronic highway tolls.
Continue reading ‘“MiniVan” Steered Into Blue Wave’
by Paul Bass | Nov 9, 2018 1:55 pm | Comments (20)
As darkness fell on New Haven Thursday night, citizens rallied on the Green against perceived threats to democracy in the wake of this week’s election.
A block away, in a locked basement bunker in the 200 Orange St. municipal office building with the door window papered over, the election wasn’t over yet.
Continue reading ‘Anatomy Of Another Botched Election’
by Thomas Breen | Nov 9, 2018 7:18 am | Comments (11)
Hundreds of protesters rallied on the New Haven Green against the president’s dismissal of the country’s attorney general, calling the move a bold-faced attack on an independent government investigation and on the integrity of American democracy.
Continue reading ‘Hundreds Rally For Mueller’
by Thomas Breen | Nov 9, 2018 7:17 am | Comments (6)
Democratic Gov.-elect Ned Lamont has tapped a 17-year-veteran of New Haven’s state legislative delegation to help lead his incoming administration’s transition into power.
Continue reading ‘Toni Walker To Co-Chair Lamont Transition Team’
by Kevin Maloney | Nov 7, 2018 3:47 pm
While the last 24 hours have been something of a whirlwind, once the dust has settled, Connecticut will have a new governor, and a new power balance in the state House of Representatives and State Senate.
Continue reading ‘Voters “Want Them To Work Together”’