Whitehouse calls for prison reform
As prison reform movements attract attention across the country, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse ’78 came to campus to discuss the current state of prison reform at the federal level.
Malloy unveils two-year budget
After three months of spending cuts, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a comprehensive plan Wednesday to balance the state’s budget.
CT lawmakers propose replacing Metro North
As Metro-North Railroad comes under scrutiny for a series of fatal accidents in the last two years, two Connecticut lawmakers are calling for the state to reconsider its deal with the beleaguered commuter rail operator.
City to appoint assistant fire chief
Mayor Toni Harp and Fire Chief Allyn Wright jointly endorsed the candidacy of Battalion Chief Matt Marcarelli as assistant chief of operations last week. Their nomination will be considered by the Board of Fire Commissioners at its next meeting.
Pushback stalls grad housing plan
In a move that may complicate Yale’s plans to move graduate student housing around the corner from the Hall of Graduate Studies on York Street to a lot on Elm Street, the Board of Zoning Appeals postponed a hearing scheduled for Tuesday after a city zoning official raised concerns about Yale’s request.
Legislators push affirmative consent policy
With sexual misconduct on college campuses in the national spotlight, two Connecticut state legislators have proposed a bill that would require all universities in the state to adopt a “yes means yes” policy.