Rethinking how we deal with campus sexual assault

The Safe Campus Act, introduced in the House this year, would require that law enforcement authorities have a first look at claims of sexual assault on campus.

Providing young offenders hope follows pope's message

'Punishment must never exclude the dimension of hope and the goal of rehabilitation,' said Pope Francis during his congressional address.

In Conn. Senate, Republicans and Democrats often see eye to eye

Working together, your elected representatives in both parties are doing some wonderful, positive things for the people of Connecticut.

Gales Ferry plant closing shows Conn. must change

The closure represents a drop of about $200,000 in tax revenue for Ledyard. Republican state Rep. Scott calls it more evidence state must become more business friendly.

Hospitals need lawmakers to step up

Lawmakers in both parties need to stand up for health care access and quality.

An Alzheimer’s story of mystery and hope

A magical moment amidst depressing circumstances convinced retired professor that there is a plan.

State's environmental leader backs dredging plan

Dredging material is critical to keeping the Sound open for commerce and recreation. A plan to do it right is in place.

Righting a wrong before time runs out

They performed the same duties and endured the same hardships as their counterparts, but with a single exception, they served without credentials as merchant mariners.


Don't further damage fishing industry by imposing fee

NOAA is the agency that developed these regulations and NOAA is the one that should pay to ensure they are being followed.

Learning from Finizio firings in New London

The next mayor should use the power to fire more carefully.

Add China to TPP

Bringing China into the TPP will take time and won’t be easy, but it would serve everybody’s interests.


Corralling our objectives in Syria

The U.S. must first gather better intelligence about this battle space. We have been surprised too many times.

Chaos is the GOP’s new normal

If anything, the tea party, fringe rebellion is gaining strength.

On guns, Trump finally meets his Kryptonite

When it comes to addressing the problem of gun violence, Superman Trump loses his cape.