Yash Roy
Staff Reporter
Yash Roy covers City Hall and State Politics for the News. He is also a Production & Design editor, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion chair for the News. Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, he is a sophomore in Timothy Dwight College majoring in Global Affairs.
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Voting advocates, state legislators work to put Connecticut on the “cutting edge” of voter accessibility

State Legislators are working to finalize details around multiple bills to cement access to the ballot in Connecticut.

Elicker bulldozes Ella T. Grasso Boulevard tent city

Mayoral candidates and elected officials have accused Elicker of “mismanagement” after the demolition of the tent city off of Ella T. Grasso Boulevard.

Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz launches 22-state reproductive caucus

Bysiewicz and other lieutenant governors plan on sharing legislative and executive proposals to protect reproductive rights.

Internal affairs investigation concludes officers involved in Cox case violated NHPD policy

Officers involved in the incident were cited in the IA report for not having their body cameras on during the incident, improperly using a phone while driving and lying to investigators.

NHPD Chief recommends dismissal of officers involved in Randy Cox case

The Board of Police Commissioners will now hear the case and make a final decision on firing the officers involved.

Two arrested for local shooting as NHPD reviews reporting procedures to New Haven Schools

Ten New Haven Schools were forced into a lockdown on Monday after shots were fired between two cars a block behind Science Hill.

Connecticut looks to expand abortion access in the wake of Dobbs

Connecticut is solidifying its standing as a national leader on access to abortion, setting up a Safe Haven fund for out-of-state patients.

“Budgeting from a place of strength”: Elicker announces $30 million increase in city budget

New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker’s plan for the city includes adding 34 city jobs while cutting the property tax rate after a property valuation that saw residents' tax bills skyrocket.

Advocates at State Capitol call to cap rent increases at 2.5 percent

As hearings commenced for two pieces of legislation supporting rent caps in the Connecticut State Senate and House, tenant union advocates claimed that politicians bent rules to limit testimony in favor.

New Haven braces for six inches of snow from Winter Storm Piper

40 snow-plowing vehicles were deployed to clear city roads quickly through Monday night.

Police make arrests after drive-by shooting behind Science Hill forces 10 schools into lockdown

New Haven police tracked down the two cars they suspect were involved and arrested three men in connection with the shooting.