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M. Jodi Rell

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  • Making The Arts Sing For Their Suppers

    Making The Arts Sing For Their Suppers
    I attended two events Wednesday in Hartford about arts funding in Connecticut and taken together they speak of new -- and troubling -- ways the state is attempting to deal with its cultural treasures. The first event was an "arts forum," one of several...
  • Connecticut Union Members Vote Down a $1.6 Billion Concessions Plan

    Connecticut Union Members Vote Down a $1.6 Billion Concessions Plan
    It's been interesting, in a sort of train-wreck-aftermath sort of way, to watch the two PR guys for Connecticut state employee unions trying to find some explanation for the death of the state concessions deal that doesn't involve the arrogance and...
  • Prisons Getting Packed (updated)

    Prisons Getting Packed (updated)
    In November of 2007, fifty people stood outside New Haven Community Corrections with mega phones in the freezing cold to denounce conditions inside the prison.  It was in the wake of the Cheshire murders, and then-governor M. Jodi Rell had revoked parole...
  • August 21, 2011-Calling Dr. Lee!

    August 21, 2011-Calling Dr. Lee!
      Many years ago, the Courant's editorial board visited the State Police crime lab in Meriden. The boss himself, Dr. Henry Lee, gave us a complete tour. After the tour, we had lunch in the cafeteria where Dr. Lee made certain observations about us...
  • Crime and Punishment: This is What Happens When You Sell Drugs on Craigslist to Undercover Cops

    Don't Hit Send In the midst of a custody battle for his two kids, a New Canaan man was arrested for allegedly stalking his ex-wife. He filed a complaint against the New Canaan PD over that arrest. On the day of a hearing for his complaint, the man, 57,...
  • Clown -O- Meter: 8/25/11

    In the midst of a custody battle for his two kids, Michael Nowacki of New Canaan was arrested for allegedly stalking his ex-wife. He filed a complaint against the New Canaan PD over that arrest. On the day of a hearing for his complaint, Nowacki, 57,...
  • State Ban On Chemical In Children's Products Starts Saturday

    Environmental advocates are celebrating a new law that takes effect Saturday that bans a toxic chemical from use in certain children's products. The new law - the first in the nation - bans products containing bisphenol A, or BPA, which is used to harden...
  • Developer's Family Sues Over Retroactive Estate Tax; Attorneys Told Brainard He Had No Chance

    When wealthy developer Monty Blakeman died in April, his heirs knew they would inherit his multimillion-dollar estate. What they didn't know was that the state legislature on May 4 — only 11 days after Blakeman's death — would increase the...
  • Unions File Grievance Over Longevity Bonuses For State Managers

    State employee unions have filed a grievance over the highly controversial "longevity'' bonuses, saying that veteran state managers should not receive the money when union members do not. The dispute over the twice-yearly payments has been simmering at...
  • Changing Use Of Death Penalty Argues For Abolition

    In 1786, citizens gathered in New London to watch the public hanging for homicide of Hannah Occuish, a 12-year-old girl of mixed race. She might have been the youngest person in the United States ever to meet such a fate. In 1905, 73-year-old Gershom...
  • Wyman Says: SustiNet is dead... Dead I tell you... DEAD!

    Think Charles Dickens’ The Christmas Carol; “Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner…You will...