Isaac Stanley-Becker
Staff Reporter
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On shoreline, Kennedy seeks political debut

Kennedy is running for the Connecticut State Senate in the 12th district, which comprises six towns, including this shoreline community just eight miles outside of New Haven.

Eying legislature, Taubes heads home

Cradling campaign literature, plodding along a Connecticut back road and shaded by a canopy of trees on a hot afternoon toward the end of August, Alex Taubes LAW ’15 explained why he is soliciting votes here, in his hometown.

Democracy Fund elects new chair

At its first meeting this fall, the governing board of the New Haven Democracy Fund, a public campaign finance program, elected Jared Milfred '16 its chair.

Two Yalies fight to paint shoreline blue

About 20 miles East of Yale on the I-95 lies a cluster of towns that, while geographically proximate to the county’s urban core, look and feel worlds away from New Haven.

Eidelson doesn’t rule out third term

When redistricting brought a student supermajority to a city council district in Berkeley, Calif., the 18-year incumbent offered to step aside in favor of an undergraduate candidate.

City jobs at stake in colleges’ contracts

In deciding who will do its construction work, the University has the power to determine which businesses will benefit from some of the most lucrative construction contracts in recent state history.

Harp enlists Yalies to keep Connecticut blue

Mayor Toni Harp dropped by a Monday meeting of the Yale College Democrats to ask students to do her a favor: Vote for Governor Dannel Malloy on Nov. 4.

Mayor’s criticisms shape Democracy Fund agenda

New Haven’s public campaign finance system is preparing to analyze potential tweaks, clarifications and even overhauls of the opportunities local politicians have to capitalize on public funds.

Under first female mayor, gender gap persists

Twenty-two years ago, a local lawmaker and graduate of the Yale School of Architecture ran for the Connecticut state senate in New Haven, seeking to unseat an incumbent whose roots in the district were as deep as his political resume was long.

Mayor Harp goes to Washington

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp traveled to the nation's capital today to pow wow with other public officials on public projects.

Ex-governor on trial for campaign finance breaches

The government is accusing Rowland of violating federal election law by twice conspiring to conceal political consulting activities.