When Tamara Lanier makes the case for her right to claim ownership of photographs of “Papa Renty,” her message is both global and personal.
Many Connecticut cities are seeing a 21st century renewal. Are they getting it right — or at least better — this time?
What to do about the huge amount of college debt that is burdening young Americans is emerging as a significant issue in the 2020 elections.
In every town Sean Scanlon visited this summer and fall, residents complained about the high cost and availability of prescription drugs.
DOT officials say Connecticut needs to increase capital spending by 30 percent to transform the state’s aging, overcrowded transportation system.
After living for over nine years in the historic and beautiful Black Rock section of Bridgeport, my wife, Mary, and I are leaving the Constitution State. We are saddened to do so because we love our home, our neighborhood, our neighbors, and the state. However, like an increasing number of people, the time has come to cut our losses and move closer to family. In addition, it is not clear that current state and local leaders have the willingness and ability to make the tough choices needed to create a better future in Connecticut, especially in connection with unfunded retirement obligations.
Lately, it seems that every other week, Connecticut’s news audience is treated to a new essay by a disaffected resident planning on quitting the Nutmeg State for good. This genre seems particularly robust among writers who are white, well-off, and somewhere in the neighborhood of retirement age.
Frustration with Gov. Ned Lamont, who won’t give struggling nonprofits money from the state $2.5 billion reserve, surged after he urged them to ask more from wealthy donors.
Connecticut’s junior senator is a lead critic of President Trump’s policies and is giving his party a voice in foreign affairs.
The controversy over the inclusion of transgender athletes on girls’ high school teams in Connecticut has deeply divided advocates who are usually in agreement when it comes to female sports.
As Gov. Lamont tries to convince lawmakers that tolls will remain fixed, his history is working against him.
There’s an oft-told tale about the income tax. And it’s completely false.
My family is not part of the Title IX discrimination complaint filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of three high school girls track athletes in Connecticut, yet I’ve observed in person what has been unfolding at multiple track events over the past two indoor track seasons in 2018 and 2019. ADF has outlined how far the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC), the state high school sports governing body, has allowed things to stray from the mission of Title IX.
Connecticut officials claimed last month that the Hartford Line has been a “resounding success.” Examination of the facts on the ground, however, shows that the service, while a welcome addition to the lacking repertoire of “Knowledge Corridor” mobility options, leaves much to be desired. It’s time we change that by learning from others.
Inclusive growth calls on cities to revive themselves so that all residents benefit, which has been challenging here in Connecticut and elsewhere.