CSCU students and faculty protest against the Board of Regents’ contract proposals outside of Central Connecticut State University on Feb. 26. CSCU students and faculty protest against the Board of Regents’ contract proposals outside of Central Connecticut State University on Feb. 26. Connecticut State Colleges and Universities faculty and students gathered outside of Central Connecticut […]
Price tag for state police at Capitol non-protest: $125,000
The National Guard also spent $122,000 in overtime to protect the Capitol and other buildings during that week.
Police prepare for possibility of protests at state Capitol this weekend
“It’s kind of inconclusive what’s going to happen this weekend, but preparations are underway,” said the governor’s spokesman.
Should social workers ride with police? This Connecticut woman does
Kathy Evans of West Hartford now works with the Denver police as a clinical social worker. She rides with police and responds to calls where often her expertise is more valuable than the traditional tools of a police officer. Each workday morning at 6 a.m., Katharine “Kathy” Evans turns out for roll call at the […]
Thousands in New Haven march for racial justice
It was one of many protests around the nation Friday sparked by the killing of black people by police.
Tribal casinos to defy Lamont and open June 1
The announcement that the tribes intend to reopen came the same day restaurants and stores began welcoming back customers.
Thousands from CT heading to D.C. to celebrate – and protest – inauguration
WASHINGTON — The inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump and related events may bring a record number of Connecticut residents to Washington, both to support the swearing in of the 45th president and to protest policies they expect him to implement.
Larson: Dems will defy fines, other sanctions, aimed at stopping protests
WASHINGTON — Rep. John Larson, an architect of a sit-in rebellion of House Democrats last summer, said he and his colleagues will not be deterred by new House rules that will levy fines on such future behavior. He calls the Republicans’ proposed new punishments “Putin-esque.”
Protesters block Hartford’s Main Street over immigration ruling
Just days after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidated a White House plan to protect millions of immigrants living in the United States from deportation, more than 150 protesters gathered Monday afternoon outside the state’s federal immigration enforcement office in Hartford and blocked a portion of Main Street.
GOP cuts off Dems’ revolt, CT lawmakers say they won’t quit
Updated at 2 p.m.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans pulled the plug on a revolt by Democrats led by Connecticut Rep. John Larson and civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis by adjourning in the middle of the night for the long July 4th break. Larson and other Democrats vowed to continue fighting for votes on gun control measures.