Zachary Suri
Staff Reporter
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Yale Trustee Maurie McInnis has mixed legacy at UT Austin, Stony Brook

Though McInnis — who could possibly be under consideration to be Yale’s next president — has been widely praised for her fundraising ability, the News spoke to faculty members at UT Austin who criticized her leadership style. At Stony Brook, faculty members criticized her record on campus free speech and unwillingness to engage with community concerns.

New Haven Register moves newsroom out of town

Journalists for the daily newspaper are now based in Meriden, at the headquarters of another publication owned by Hearst Connecticut Media Group.

Marianne Williamson campaigns in New Haven ahead of Tuesday primary

The long-shot presidential candidate called for a ceasefire in Israel’s war against Hamas in Gaza and refused to rule out a third-party run.

State Housing Committee advances just cause eviction legislation

The legislation, backed by tenant advocates, is part of a multiyear battle to improve renter protections.

New Haven labor and business leaders disagree on automatic minimum wage increases

The minimum wage in the state automatically rose to $15.69 per hour in January, the first such raise mandated by a 2019 law.

Legislators and advocates condemn Governor’s proposal to reallocate K-12 education funds

State legislators, educators and advocates held a press conference Thursday to condemn Lamont’s plan, which Mayor Justin Elicker also criticized.

CT Voices for Children report calls for permanent state child tax credit 

The advocacy group published a report last month recommending the Connecticut legislature enact a permanent statewide child tax credit in 2024.

Local leaders react to governor’s proposal set to cut K-12 education funds for more early childhood care funding

Lamont has proposed shifting some of the $52 million for magnet and charter programs included in the budget passed last session to go to early childcare programs instead.

Local leaders look to legislative session to address inequality 

The 2024 state legislative session will center on questions of economic inequality, cost of living and education funding.

Special Services Districts shape economic development in New Haven

New Haven’s four SSDs play a major role in distributing over $7 million in federal, state and municipal funds allocated in 2023.

Danceworks performs fall showcase

Yale’s largest non-audition dance group prepares for fall semester showcase with shows on Wednesday and Friday.