Progressives shouldn’t ignore close congressional races

October 10, 2006 • 0
At first glance, it seems easy to call Connecticut a safely “blue” state. Connecticut has not voted for a Republican president since 1988 or a Republican senator since 1982, and there is largely a consensus around such divisive issues as abortion rights and gun control. But in reality, the Republican Party finds strong support in »

University can pay fair share to New Haven

March 30, 2004 • 0
In his column “Math won’t add up in proposed PILOT cuts,” (3/5) Michael Morand, associate vice president of New Haven and State Affairs, declared that State Senate Bill 454, then being debated in Hartford on the issue of clarifying Yale’s “super tax-exemption” was actually an effort by New Haven state representatives, some aldermen and the »