A charter school advocacy group founded by Wall Street players that recently took on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio — and won — is now taking on Bridgeport’s locally elected school board’s opposition to the state potentially opening two new charter school in their urban district.
I hope any law that does pass [about shared solar energy] includes direction to PURA to do a study of what the true value of solar power is to society, so we can set this matter to rest.
Tami Zawistowski, the Republican winner of a special election last week, took the oath of office Wednesday as a member of the state House of Representatives, giving the GOP minority its biggest caucus in 10 years.
Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, has outpaced his GOP rivals in campaign fundraising, pulling in $367,000 in the first three months of this year. His campaign reported more than $1.4 million in cash on hand March 31.
Sen. John P. McKinney, a Republican who helped pass a bipartisan gun-control law after the Newtown school massacre in his district, tells a conservative audience in a video Democrats posted Wednesday that he would not block the law’s hypothetical repeal if elected governor.
Since being sent to live in an adult jail eight days ago, 16-year-old Jane has spent 22 to 23 hours a day in her prison cell.