The computerized security proposal to conduct instant background checks on school visitors was heavily criticized at a forum Wednesday night aided by an opinion from David McGuire, staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut.
Entries Tagged as 'CT Post'
October 23rd, 2014 · 18 Comments · Education, News and Events
October 22nd, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
You’d think one of the endorsements actively coveted by the Tom Foley campaign for governor is Hearst Connecticut Media Group that includes four daily newspapers, Connecticut Post, Danbury News-Times, Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time with a combined print readership of roughly a few hundred thousand, and more factoring in web audiences. Nope.
October 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments · News and Events
Patrick Coyne, who served as chief of staff to former Mayor Joe Ganim, has been acquitted by a jury of sexually abusing his stepdaughter many years ago. He had been charged in 2011. A state jury in New Haven found him not guilty Tuesday morning.
October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
Two weeks left until Election Day in this tight gubernatorial contest between Democrat Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley. Gun-rights activist Joe Visconti will also be on the ballot as a petitioning candidate. The Malloy campaign has launched a radio commercial from Michelle Obama. Listen to the spot here. Will Barack return?
October 18th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
His title is City Attorney but he’s really the mayor’s attorney irrespective of who holds the office, such is Mark Anastasi’s perspective serving as the city’s chief legal counsel for more than 20 years. CT Post scribe Brian Lockhart has the latest on Anastasi. Arguably one of the most powerful people in City Hall, City […]
October 15th, 2014 · 32 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From the CT Post: Mayor Bill Finch, in a hastily called press conference, said that the city’s share of the cost of President Obama’s canceled visit is “irrelevant.”
October 13th, 2014 · 27 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
At approximately 4 p.m. Monday roughly 500 people lined up outside the door to Democratic Headquarters on Wood Avenue waiting for tickets for a chance to see President Obama’s Wednesday night appearance at Central High School on behalf of Governor Dan Malloy. Tickets, one per person, were also being distributed from a headquarters on East […]