Up against the threat of civil litigation, the Board of Aldermen moved Wednesday to form a committee to consider complaints pertaining to New Haven’s system of fire department promotion exams.
“I am pleased to offer my congratulations to our mayor-elect,” Salovey wrote, “and pledge on behalf of the Yale community to continue our strong relationship with the city under her leadership.”
Central Connecticut State University is on lockdown due to a Monday afternoon “campus emergency,” according to the school’s website and twitter account.
The Register did not back Harp in the four-way Democratic primary, when they endorsed Henry Fernandez LAW ’94, former economic development administrator under outgoing New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. The editorial board said some of the their concerns about Harp from September remain reservations even as they endorse her this time around.
The Elicker campaign fired back with their own Friday evening press release, fact-checking Harp’s fact-check. Elicker defended his plans to reform the state tax system to make it more fair for city residents. He said in the release that Harp failed to go to bat for New Haven when city lawmakers were fighting for additional revenue sources for municipalities, such as fully funding Connecticut’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes program.