Proposed state education budget draws criticism
Amid continued discussion of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s new budget proposal, including a series of public hearings by the Connecticut House Appropriations Committee, members of the education community have come out decidedly against the governor’s funding plan for the state’s public schools and universities.
New Haven workers fight for wage theft bills
During a hearing in front of the state’s Committee on Labor and Public Employees yesterday, two former employees of New Haven businesses painted stark images of wage theft close to Yale’s campus.
Eidelson defends youth agenda
Though she has not yet announced whether or not she will seek a third term, Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 would leave a void in leadership in the city’s youth services committee if she chooses not to run for re-election.
State launches Business Finder app
To help residents access supplies during natural disasters and storms, the state has launched a new online application, Business Finder, that provides updated information on business hours.
Internal investigation clears YPD officer in Blow case
An investigation by the Yale Police Department’s Internal Affairs Unit into a complaint that a YPD officer inappropriately used a firearm in detaining Tahj Blow ’16 has found that the officer’s actions complied with department policy.
Fish Stark ’17 to vie for Ward 1
Eight months before the municipal election, Ward 1 has its first candidate in Fish Stark ’17, who formally declared on Tuesday afternoon that he would run for alder in the Yale-dominated district.