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Online wagering: the state's deal, not Lamont's deal

The governor should welcome the proposal of representatives from this region to set the parameters by statute. It should strengthen his negotiating position to have the force of recently enacted law behind him.

Renewing our commitment to staying safe

With the pace of the vaccine rollout ramping up, we can be hopeful of better, safer days ahead. Until then, let’s remember we truly are all in this together.

Trump earned this impeachment

While Congress acted as it should, Wednesday was another sad day in a sad time.

State Republican Party has chance to rebrand

With the coming election of a new leader, the state Republican Party has an opportunity to better separate itself from politics of the national party that don't play well in Connecticut.

House likely left with no choice but impeachment

If Trump refuses to step aside and the cabinet declines to strip him of his authority, the House must impeach. And this time the Senate should convict.

Example of better policing through improved understanding

Another local police department has undertaken efforts to improve its interactions to a special population, in this case people on the autism scale.

Taking account in aftermath of a dark day

BLM protestors have been pushed back and apprehended for actions that in no way approached the acts of the Trump mobs.

Duby's dubious COVID communications contract

Given that the state is well staffed to communicate with the public, the hiring of a public-relations firm raises some troubling questions.

A moment of clarity for Trump's enablers

For the Republican Party that Trump has seemed intent on destroying, this is at last a moment for clarity. No more equivocation. No more failing to condemn.

Tragedy in Washington, light in Connecticut

Addressing a mob of supporters outside the White House, Trump whipped them up further with more lies of a fraudulent election.

Get these items passed in 2021 state legislative session

The governor, finally, appears ready to work with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to develop a framework for online sports betting and gaming.

The same Trump who should have been removed a year ago

President Trump escaped punishment for his past abuse of the power of his office. Rather than condemning him for doing so again, some elected Republicans are giving him comfort.


Unhappy with treatment of incarcerated dog

I read the most bittersweet dog story on the front page of The Day, “

Unfortunately, this is what we've become

On January 6, 2021 the images coming out of Washington, D.C. were shocking and terrifying to see. Most Americans collectively denounce...

Championship football game was a fraud. Ohio won.

We won, you lost. This is a national issue, and we are going to settle it dispassionately and methodically. I am a Buckeye. That is never...


Columnist Paul Choiniere

Dealmaker Lamont? The evidence, and Mayor Passero, suggest not.

What should have been easy is getting New London that seat on the port authority. Fulfilling that pledge to New London and Passero should have been a...

Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr

Hand it to Trump, he wasn’t Black

Donald Trump had the foresight to not be Black. But not only not Black, but who was lavish in his contempt for all people of color. That was what so...

Columnist John Kass

If we're not careful, this gets uglier

But now, those in power and control are making something clear. They really don't want to hear from the 74 million Americans who voted for Trump and...