Jan 9th, 2012
10:04 pm
January 9th, 2012 | City
Two Storm Panel makes 82 recommendations

Connecticut’s Two Storm Panel filed its final report Monday, including 82 recommendations for the state to take in order to prepare for storms like August’s Hurricane Irene. The panel was originally formed by Gov. Dannel Malloy after Irene knocked out power to thousands of state residents and was expanded after October’s snowstorm that left even […]

Dec 17th, 2011
2:49 am
December 17th, 2011 | City
DeStefano pushes voting rights for illegal immigrants

Mayor John DeStefano Jr. is pushing to give voting rights to illegal immigrants. While speaking to the New Haven Independent following a Tuesday press conference, DeStefano said he plans to push the state for a “resident voting rights” law that would allow all New Haven residents, regardless of immigration status, to vote in municipal elections. […]

Oct 4th, 2011
9:07 pm
October 4th, 2011 | City
Yale prof’s connections questioned in Hartford

Yale professor Dan Esty LAW ’86, now the state’s environmental and energy commissioner, is in hot water in Hartford over a financial tie with a major utility that his department regulates emerged, the Hartford Courant reported today. In 2009, Esty received a $7,500 speaker’s fee from United Illuminating, one utility company serving New Haven. In […]

Sep 29th, 2010
9:31 pm
September 29th, 2010 | Uncategorized
McMahon makes a run for our money

Republican Linda McMahon is inching up in the polls in the race for the Connecticut U.S. Senate seat. Richard Blumenthal LAW ’73 is now only ahead of the former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO by 3 percentage points, 49 to 46, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday morning. Blumenthal, who recently got a boost […]

Jun 26th, 2009
8:36 am
June 26th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Bass ’82 launches second Web-only publication

As newspapers across the country continue to go bankrupt, Yale lecturer Paul Bass ’82 just launched a new media outlet for south-central Connecticut. But don’t look for this paper in print: Like the New Haven Independent, which Bass started in 2005, it is only available online. The Online Journalism Project, which is led by Bass, […]

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