Trying to make up your mind whether this early voting movement is a good thing? I turned to some comic strip characters.
If you expect people to get back into civilian life there has to be a chance for them to redeem themselves, that they can get a job and earn a living.
New London's mayor says an overabudance of caution about accepting campaign donations could make it difficult to run for a political office. The thing is, he doesn't even need the money.
It may take a compromise between an absolute ban on the use of eminent domain for economic development and instead restricting, but not prohibiting its use, to get a bill approved.
There are reasons Congress could not get the votes for a public option and why no other state has adopted the approach, though others are debating it as well.
The mayor taking campaign donations from contractors doing business with his city is not illegal, but it sure doesn't look good.
By any measure, the city is in far better fiscal health since reintroduction of the mayoral system. An awful public housing project has closed. The grand list is growing.
People may want their news free, but it is not free to gather. Journalists are professionals, their jobs challenging. And like any job, they deserve to get paid.
Why have we allowed the internet to evolve as this largely unregulated domain? It is a mistake that needs correcting.
"The wars are largely unwatched, uncriticized, unassessed and unexperienced outside of a small warrior caste," said a war correspondent during his talk to a foreign policy group last week.
Extreme dependence on property taxes gives two strikes against our urban centers, their schools and students.
Two major court cases in Connecticut that were supposed to fundamentally improve educational opportunities for poor city kids and the fate of neglected children have not had the desired results.
In answering he had nothing to say to frustrated Republicans in the 39th District he hopes to represent, Democratic candidate Anthony Nolan was suggesting they didn’t matter.
Given the election results, Democrats have a mandate to pass paid family leave. Opponents should shift their focus to pushing for a law that is sustainable and won't require ever higher taxes.
Boomers have been the dominant generation for a very long time, but that is about to change as millennials move into first place.
State Sen. Paul Formica was not very welcomed in New London on election night, but he was back in service to the city a few weeks later.
NFA is subject to the FOI Act. I should know. As the Norwich reporter for The Day in 1990 I filed the complaint with the FOI Commission that led to the ruling that NFA’s records are open to the public.
Dogs have personalities, no doubt about it. Chandler’s personality was upbeat. He was a happy dog. It was impossible to stay angry with him.
From fiscal policy, to possible legalization of marijuana, to a debate on tolling state highways it promises to be an eventful few months in Hartford.
The new governor and legislature should not miss this opportunity to transition to a new private nonprofit model to provide human services.
Malloy was a political brawler. Lamont, conversely, is earnest in his perception that everyone can and will pull together for the good of the state.