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Yurii Stasiuk covers City Hall and State Politics for the News. Originally from Kalush, Ukraine, he is a sophomore in Jonathan Edwards College majoring in History.
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Elicker wins mayoral primary

With over 70 percent of the primary votes, Elicker becomes the Democratic nominee for the November general election.

Elm City Montessori School unveils murals celebrating LGTBQ+ identity

Students at New Haven’s Elm City Montessori School can now look up to the faces of six LGBTQ+ activists, writers and trailblazing historical figures, who […]

‘Vladimir Putin will keep going’: Blumenthal and Sonnenfeld talk anniversary of Russian invasion of Ukraine

At a Thursday town hall, Senator Richard Blumenthal LAW ’73 and SOM assistant dean Jeffrey Sonnenfeld discussed the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine.

New Haven teachers’ union and Board of Education reach tentative agreement on contract

Representatives from both the city’s Federation of Teachers and the Board of Education introduced their tentative agreement before the Board of Alders Finance Committee Monday night.

Lamont cancels medical debt

Governor Ned Lamont laid out a sweeping budget proposal to cancel billions of medical debt in Connecticut. But patient advocates for Connecticut’s most vulnerable populations and progressive legislators say this may not be action enough.

Elicker leads with optimism in State of the City speech

Mayor Justin Elicker highlighted economic growth and financial stability while promising to improve education and housing in his annual State of the City address.

Three years in: The state of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Haven

After a lull in COVID-19 numbers, New Haven has witnessed a January upsurge in positive cases — including in its own mayor.

Lawmakers propose bills to protect Connecticut tenants unions

Amid an increase in tenants unions across the state, lawmakers have begun drafting bills to help unions gain protection and government recognition.

New Haven-based homelessness nonprofit receives $2.5 million from the Jeff Bezos fund

New Reach, a New Haven nonprofit that provides housing support, was one of the 40 organizations receiving funding from the Day 1 Families Fund.

Connecticut early voting faces legal challenge

The implementation of early voting, which received support from 60 percent of voters in a recent ballot measure, is being challenged by a New Britain resident.

Yale students reflect on midterm elections

The News spoke to six students on an unusual night in political history.