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Esty to join Obama, Bush and dozens of lawmakers in Selma

A sign marking the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail.

WASHINGTON – President Obama, former President George W. Bush and dozens of lawmakers, including Connecticut’s Rep. Elizabeth Esty, plan to converge on Selma, Ala., this weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic march that led to approval of the Voting Rights Act. Continue Reading →

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Common Core an issue in Wilson, Kennedy race for Senate

The national debate over Common Core has come to the race for the open 12th State Senate seat, with Republican candidate Bruce H. Wilson, Jr. calling for the state to reconsider its plan to require all school districts to adopt new academic standards along with new standardized tests. Continue Reading →

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