Some of the stuff Mitch McConnell has blocked is ridiculous, such as the “Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.”
Local elections have always been the overlooked stepchild to the even-year elections that feature races for state and national offices. But the 2019 election will be operating in a particularly long shadow.
The government should not base its regulations on the assumption nuclear plants will be run by good actors. And reducing inspections and other requirements now seems like a particularly bad idea.
The governor is trying to convince reluctant Democratic lawmakers as to why tolls are the practical way to raise necessary transportation revenues. Good luck with that.
Human nature being what it is, folks tend to think things have never been this bad when, in many ways, they have never been this good, at least globally speaking.
In an active shooting event there are three options, we were told — run, hide or fight.
Having an outside, objective and credible agency conduct a thorough review is critically important if the public is going to have faith in the findings.
An expansion this long should have been an opportunity to grow the middle class, for families to build up financial cushions, and for the nation to begin cutting into the debt. None of that has happened.
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.