Pia Baldwin Edwards
Staff Reporter
Pia Baldwin Edwards reports on Connecticut State Policy and how it impacts New Haven. Pia is originally from Evanston, Illinois, but as of a few years ago, now calls New Orleans home. She is a first year in Saybrook College majoring in Ethics, Politics, and Economics.
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New Haveners clean up the coast in partnership with artist sTo Len

Over the weekend, local environmental groups hosted a coastal cleanup event at Long Wharf, gathering trash that will be used in a future art exhibit.

New Haven Board of Education adopts Climate Emergency Resolution

Climate Emergency Resolution unanimously passed by New Haven Board of Education promises mobilization in New Haven Public Schools

New Haven Health Director Maritza Bond announces campaign for Secretary of the State

Maritza Bond, the current New Haven Health Director, entered the race for Secretary of the State.

Connecticut Democrats announce COVID-safe voting plan for 2022

Democratic leaders of the general assembly release a plan to continue voting by absentee ballot for the 2022 general election

In second week of legislative session, Senate Democrats focus on violence, carbon emissions

Connecticut Senate Democrats announce Clean Air Act, along with initiatives to combat online harassment, domestic violence and gun violence.

State Senate Democrats place mental health in schools front and center in session

Joined by the chairs of Senate Education and Children committee, PPT Looney and Majority Leader Duff unveil plans to improve youth access to mental and physical health services as well as plans to create universal Pre-K in the long term.

State, local leaders grapple with the expiration of executive emergency powers in schools

With the Governor’s executive emergency powers set to expire on February 15th, the legislature has to decide whether or not to extend statewide mandates.

Connecticut task force proposes police reforms prior to 2022 Legislative Session

Task Force dedicated to police reform demands statewide changes

New state affordable housing policy facilitates application process

A new state policy was instituted by the Connecticut State Housing Finance Authority last week that makes the process for establishing affordable housing projects in […]

Yale grants licenses to Zara, H&M and Pacsun to bolster “awareness” of its brand

Scores of sweatshirts, sweatpants, t-shirts and other products that bear Yale’s name can be found in the catalogs of international clothing companies not directly affiliated […]

Governors Ball: Yalies attend first post-pandemic music festival in NYC

Toes: bruised. Brain: concussed. Hair: pulled. Phone: dropped. Head: empty. This was the aftermath of the mosh pits at A$AP Rocky’s Governors Ball set, especially […]