Hundreds of Yale graduate teachers union members and supporters rallied Wednesday afternoon demanding the university now negotiate a first contract.
New Haven may have to lay off 20 workers and community agencies would lose millions in anti-poverty dollars if President Donald Trump’s newly proposed federal budget passes — something Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he will fight.
Advocates of using the popular vote to decide presidential elections are pushing bills that would have Connecticut join a “compact” of states agreeing to cast all their electoral votes for the winner of the popular vote.
Although everyone agrees smoking is harmful, and smoking has declined as the cigarette tax has risen, some oppose hiking it further because it disproportionally impacts low-income people, who smoke at higher rates.
The Yale Corporation voted to make the change Saturday after months of protest over the residential college’s being named for John C. Calhoun, a U.S. senator who was a leading 19th century voice against the abolition of slavery.
NEW HAVEN — Clinton’s pitch, given to an intimate crowd at the Orangeside on Temple restaurant, zeroed in on the fight to close the wage gap by raising the minimum wage from as low as $7.25 an hour to $15.
Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been in New Haven so often lately — including almost every day last week— that he could almost qualify for residency. There’s a good reason: New Haven gave him the largest plurality of any candidate in his 2010 campaign; and he needed every last vote.