Finding ways to build better boys

Helping boys succeed does not mean turning the clock back for girls.

Enact state budget that protects property taxpayers

If lawmakers want to ensure the state’s economic competiveness, they must start with sustaining Connecticut’s towns and cities.

Reminding visiting Obama of all of King’s vision

As Martin Luther King observed, focus must turn to conquering "giant triplets of racism, materialism and militarism."

Don't allow police to operate in secrecy

Failure to enact House Bill 6750 as originally proposed will be one of the final nails in the coffin of open government in Connecticut.

Stonington Republicans back budget

As taxpayers, voters and Republicans, we are voting “yes” because it is a good budget.

In Stonington: 'A new beginning'

It is time for further action by passing a budget carefully crafted to meet a myriad town needs.

Why dispirited Republicans sat out Groton City vote

As far as running for council seats, many potential candidates expressed concern over being subjected to public humiliation, degradation and/or disrespectfulness.

Bureaucracy, outdated regulations challenge broadband 'railroad'

A broadband railroad is unlikely to be built throughout Connecticut anytime soon. The Central Pacific Railroad laid 10 miles of track in a single record day in 1869. By comparison, it can still take up to 90 days for a 21st century company to...


Now, we have an opportunity – in fact, an obligation – to repay the trust and confidence that the tribes placed in us a generation ago.

Don't hide details of police arrests and conduct

At a time when the public is calling for more transparency when it comes to the actions of police, Connecticut should not let a standard of secrecy stand.

Passero says its falls on council to hold line on New London taxes

The City Council must step up and deliver a budget that holds the line on increased taxes.

Norwich mayor squarely behind casino growth

The gaming industry is changing and Connecticut needs to change with it.


Honoring silent sentinels on Memorial Day

Americans need to remember because those who sacrificed deserve it and because blocking out the reality that the day represents would be a perilous...

Enriching the lessons of state history

The state’s history lessons too often focus only on the wealthy and powerful from our past.

Wage hike won’t work

Raising the minimum wage is ineffective at reducing poverty.Raising the minimum wage is ineffective at reducing poverty.


Nappier's warning falls on (understandably) deaf ears

Her math may be right, but her political calculations come up short.

Obama drills hole in climate policy

The fact is that if we are going to avert the kind of temperature rise that climate scientists say would be catastrophic, some of the oil, coal and...

U.S. Mideast standing in tatters under Obama

Following 6 years of Obama’s steady and determined withdrawal from the Middle East, America’s standing in the region has collapsed.