Just as we accept federal and state restraints on law enforcement’s right to conduct searches without probable cause, local authorities can put their own policy curbs on police use of traffic stops or investigations of drug crimes.
Many of our society’s biggest problems are regional in nature, and localities do not have the right incentives to produce the best outcomes for all.
Mass shootings in America have reached astronomical heights, yet we are polarized on the issue. As the House assault weapons ban bill moves to the Senate, I hope lawmakers can reach a bipartisan agreement — one that protects us all.
Overturning of Roe v. Wade will disproportionately impact Black women’s access to reproductive freedom, exacerbating the racial, structural and systematic policies that have impacted Black women for generations.
After someone spray-painted the N-word onto the Ridgefield High School athletic field, officials missed a moment to enact positive change.
Connecticut must build a system that does not incarcerate people who haven’t been sentenced simply because they can’t afford freedom.
The kids have left school for summer. Some teachers have left school for good. We should all be concerned.
More Americans embrace immigration as a recent survey shows. However, more work needs to be done to further inclusion..
High housing costs don’t just impact those who can’t afford them – they can negatively shape our communities and neighborhoods too.
This is the fifth year of a protracted and painful effort to consolidate the 12 community colleges that are part of the Connecticut State Colleges and University system.
Sex workers and other under-resourced people are not the scourge of our society. They are just as deserving of economic, social, and physical safety as anyone else.
Connecticut law disadvantages many cities by requiring them to only raise revenue through property taxes while simultaneously exempting non-profit- and government-owned property.
The Department of Justice has found that Connecticut’s detention center for boys is ‘violating children’s civil rights and the federal disabilities act.’
Gov. Ned Lamont has presented a new $64 million gun-control package. Some of his proposals are smart and strong, while others merely sound smart and make us feel good.
The illusion of safety and comfort that car design and street infrastructure have provided leads to more dangerous driving and more deaths.