CT Essential Politics – Monday 03.05.12

Op-ed, Analysis and Blogs

Roraback’s Death Penalty Dilemma – Scott Benjamin, CTNJ
Battle Over Selling Beer At Gas Stations – Chris Keating, Courant
Ed Takeover Opponents Rally – L. Grimaldi, Only In Bridgeport
ECS Reform Needed Now – Jack Chiaramonte, The Hour
Himes Tweets From Alabama – Rick Green, Courant
5th CD: No Negative Ads? Not Likely – Brian Lockhart, Hearst
Huey Donovan? – Don Pesci, Red Notes From A Blue State
Donovan’s Financial Amnesia – David Krechevsky, Rep-Am
Using Mental Health As A Political Weapon – J. Pelto, Wait, What?
Register Presses Run For Last Time – Ed Stannard, N.H. Register
Why Johnny Can’t Read: CT Socialists Are Busy – Chris Fountain
Justice Scalia Coming To Liberal Wesleyan – Huffington Post
Politically Poetic
 – Jennifer Just, CTNJ

Editorials

Metal? Who Is Stealing This Stuff? – Courant
Fake Gun Bill Makes Sense – Bristol Press
State Freezes Cold Cases – Register Citizen
Folks Next Door Stymie Greenies – Rep-Am
Malloy Willing To Fight For Reform – Norwich Bulletin

Video of the Day

The Real Story: Laurie Perez gives a wrap-up of non-liquor-related legislative topics tackled last week, including trooper staffing minimums, the minimum wage and education reform hearings.

If you’re having trouble viewing the above video, click on the link below:

http://www.ctnow.com/videogallery/68520030/News/wrap-of-legislative-initiatives-%7C-3/4#pl-63259886

Face The State: Dennis House focuses on education reform, interviewing Dr. Steven Perry, principal of the critically acclaimed Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, author and education contributor for CNN.

If you’re having trouble viewing the above video, click on the link below:

http://www.wfsb.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=6806226

Sunday Talk Show Line-up
Duby McDowell – The Laurel

This Week on Where We Live
John Dankosky – WNPR

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