From Ken Dixon, CT Post: HARTFORD — A false fire alarm, 45-minute waits to get into the Capitol complex, even the heckling of a bereaved parent of a Newtown shooting victim marked Monday’s day-long legislative hearing on gun control.
Entries Tagged as 'Ken Dixon'
January 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments · News and Events
January 11th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Short of systematically limiting guns to homes and hunters, does any of this chatter about gun control in the Connecticut General Assembly have any relevance? Tough on guns, tough on ammo, tough on access to weapons? Does it really matter? Is it just a bunch of talk and no action? Are we so far gone [...]
July 18th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media
Does it appear to you the Connecticut Post has stepped up its coverage of the state’s largest city? The Post’s inch line devotion to Bridgeport had appeared so naked in recent years you could drop a thong across its coverage. Seems lately we’re getting more than a sneak peek.
June 29th, 2012 · 16 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Ken Dixon, CT Post: The normally placid State Bond Commission boiled over in controversy on Friday when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defended an earlier action that quietly stalled a $2.8 million award for renovations to the North End Boys & Girls Club of Bridgeport.
June 13th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Education, News and Events
With the General Assembly in special session, CT Post reporter Ken Dixon wrote this: One measure up for approval would provide a $3.5 million loan to the Bridgeport school board if it allows the state education commissioner to select the three finalists for Bridgeport school superintendent or its chief financial officer. If the city lives [...]
March 5th, 2012 · 23 Comments · News and Events
From Ken Dixon, CT Post: HARTFORD — The General Assembly will not seek to overturn last week’s state Supreme Court decision that rejected the takeover of the Bridgeport’s Board of Education.
February 19th, 2012 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The Editorial Board of the Connecticut Post, in its Sunday edition, writes that the State Elections Enforcement Commission didn’t go far enough when it fined Mayor Bill Finch’s friend attorney William Beccaro $5,000 for irregularities fronting a political action committee that received $46,000 from the mayor’s 2007 mayoral campaign and then rewired the money to finance [...]