Politics

Parkland Students: Speak Up, New Haven

by Christopher Peak | Apr 24, 2018 8:26 pm

Christopher Peak PhotoThe kids at East Rock Community Magnet School wanted to know what it was like to live through a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and then emerge as leaders of a national movement.

The two students visiting from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School wanted local kids to realize that they too have survived an epidemic of urban gun violence and could become activists as well.

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Tong Seeks Anti-Trump Mantle With Bio, Record

by Paul Bass | Apr 20, 2018 12:29 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks PhotoLike other Democrats running for Connecticut attorney general, William Tong promises to use the position to fight back against Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans. If elected, he may very well find himself serving alongside a pro-Trump Republican governor. What to do then?

Well, he said, there’s always Section 3-125 of the state’s general statutes.

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Candidates Go One On One

by Thomas Breen | Apr 18, 2018 8:48 am | Comments (3)

Thomas Breen photoOne spoke of how his grandfather worked as a machinist for three decades at Winchester Arms. Another recalled being voted “most respect on either side of the aisle” in the legislature. A third boasted that his financial credentials makes him the best state treasurer candidate — in history.

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