CT Essential Politics – Thursday 02.23.12

Op-ed, Analysis and Blogs

Lawmaking About More Than Just Ed Reform – H. McQuaid, CTNJ
FOI Legislation Pits Donovan Against Malloy – C. Stuart, CTNJ
New and Improved Smoke And Mirrors – Don Pesci, Red Notes
Malloy’s ‘Strange Love’ For Charters – Jon Pelto, Wait What?
Pelto And Charter School Conspiracies – Rick Green, Courant
Few CT Teachers Get Fired – Zach Janowski, Raising Hale
Locking Horns Over Tenure – Terry Cowgill, CT Devils Advocate
Oops, Judicial Confirmation Hearing Off Script – M. Paz, CT Mirror
Weingarten On Malloy’s Ed Reform – Rick Green, Courant
Regionalizing Schools: Carrot Or Stick? – J.R. Thomas, CT Mirror
Two Different Tales Of State Finances – Keith Phaneuf, CT Mirror
Treason In New Haven From The Political Left – Chris Powell, J-I
Wilson Foley Jabs Roraback On Death Penalty – J. Fenster, CTSP
Questions To Be Answered On Slossberg – Kevin Rennie Blog
Concerns Raised At NU-NSTAR Hearing – J. Podsada, Courant
Poll: Red-Light Cameras Have 68% Support – Ken Dixon, Hearst
Death Penalty Bill Raised – Jordan Fenster, New Haven Register
Battle Brewing Over Capital Punishment – Ken Dixon, Hearst
CT Is Romney’s ATM? – Neil Vigdor, Hearst


Election Cash From City Vendors Looks Bad – Courant
RI’s City Woes Echoe CT’s – New Haven Register
Evaluations Key To Tenure Reform – Stamford Advocate
License Plate Data Problem Raises Questions – CT Post
CT Dems vs. GOP: Stark Contrast – Republican-American
Ed Reform Shouldn’t Be Turf War – Norwich Bulletin

Videos of the Day

On The Horn: Host Brian Parker of Hartford Online Radio interviews state Rep. William Tong, who is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Joe Lieberman.

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On The Horn: Political analyst Jen Just and CTNewsJunkie columnist Terry Cowgill discuss their reaction to the Tong interview OnTheHORN.

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Sunday Talk Show Line-up
Duby McDowell – The Laurel

This Week on Where We Live
John Dankosky – WNPR

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