Connecticut Residents Once Again Urged to “Pick Up the Phone!” to Support Largest-Ever Survey on Neighborhood-Level Quality of Life, Health, and Happiness

Connecticut Residents Once Again Urged to “Pick Up the Phone!” to Support Largest-Ever Survey on Neighborhood-Level Quality of Life, Health, and Happiness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Mark Abraham, info [at] ctdatahaven.org, 203.500.7059, www.ctdatahaven.org (Apr. 9, 2018) — NEW HAVEN, CT, March 20, 2018 – How happy are you? Have you seen a dentist lately? Are local government officials responsive to your needs? Those are just a few of the questions being asked by friendly survey-takers helping DataHaven […]

Mayors Harp, Ganim Scrutinize State’s Half-Billion Dollar Hartford Bailout

Mayors Harp, Ganim Scrutinize State’s Half-Billion Dollar Hartford Bailout

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laurence Grotheer, 203-946-7660 (o); 203-676-6103 (c) (Mar. 23, 2018) — New Haven – Mayor Toni N. Harp and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim today released the following joint statement in response to the state’s agreement to pay off some $550 million of Hartford’s accumulated debt: “While we evaluate the state’s new, half-billion-dollar […]

Independent Candidate for Connecticut Governor Quits Race, Endorses Republican Tom Foley

Independent Candidate for Connecticut Governor Quits Race, Endorses Republican Tom Foley

WHICH WAY WILL THE “CONSTITUTION STATE” GO ON TUESDAY? by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 3, 2014) — On Sunday, unaffiliated Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Joe Visconti suspended his campaign and endorsed the Republican candidate, Tom Foley. Visconti had hoped to initiate judicial reform in light of reports that Connecticut courts are “rife with conflicts of interest, waste […]

The Post & Email Interviews the Connecticut Citizens Defense League on Second Amendment Rights pb

The Post & Email Interviews the Connecticut Citizens Defense League on Second Amendment Rights pb

“CARRY ON!” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 20, 2013) — Last Thursday, The Public Safety Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly held an open meeting to consider 11 bills introduced in the current legislative session to amend the state’s firearms laws. One of the measures under consideration is HB 6595, which would “prohibit the discharge of […]

Report: Monday’s Second Amendment in Hartford Rally Drew “Thousands”

Report:  Monday’s Second Amendment in Hartford Rally Drew “Thousands”

ARE MORE LAWS THE ANSWER? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 12, 2013) — The National Rifle Association (NRA), the National Shooting Sports Foundation and other groups attended a rally in Hartford, CT on Monday opposing proposed changes to the state’s firearms laws following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. While the […]

Connecticut’s Malloy Appointed to Obama’s Council of Governors

Connecticut’s Malloy Appointed to Obama’s Council of Governors

“NEVER LET A SERIOUS CRISIS GO TO WASTE” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 24, 2013) — On January 11, 2010, Barack Hussein Obama issued an executive order to initiate a Council of Governors with the purpose of promoting “partnership” between state and federal governments “to better protect our nation.” The decree sets the number of governors […]

Biden, Gun-Control Advocates Speaking in Connecticut Today

Biden, Gun-Control Advocates Speaking in Connecticut Today

“GUN VIOLENCE RESPONSE CONFERENCE PANEL” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 21, 2013) — Putative Vice President Joseph Biden and other gun-control supporters are speaking at a four-hour forum in Danbury, CT today between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. EST. Live streaming is available here, with Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal having spoken at 9:36 a.m. about “what’s […]

Will Connecticut Have a Republican Senator for the First Time in Thirty Years?

Will Connecticut Have a Republican Senator for the First Time in Thirty Years?

OR WILL IT BE THE STATUS QUO? by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 20, 2012) — The race for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat-turned-Independent Joseph Lieberman has been very close in recent weeks between Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy, although polls conducted within the last few days appear to favor Murphy. Connecticut has […]

A Time for Choosing, Part II

HOW COMMON LAW WAS REPLACED WITH ROMAN CIVIL CODES TO THE DETRIMENT OF FREEDOM by Steven Wayne Pattison, ©2011 (Nov. 9, 2011) —Editor’s Note:  The following essay is a continuation of the ideas presented in Part 1 of this series. The major systems of law in European history were Roman law, feudal law, canon law, […]