CT Essential Politics – Saturday 03.17.12

Op-ed, Analysis and Blogs

Clock Ticking As Major Issues Loom – Ken Dixon, Hearst
‘Clean Elections’ Fund Could Run Dry
 – Keith Phaneuf, CT Mirror
Don’t Demoralize Teachers – Nancy Winterbottom, Courant
Poverty The Real Problem, Not Teachers – J. Carpenter, Courant
Malloy, Advisers Miss Real Ed Issues – Chris Kinsley, CT Post
Nothing Wrong With Teaching Labor In Schools – My Left Nutmeg
Is Minimum Wage Livable? Not Really – J. Fenster, CTSP
Miraculous Malloy And Other Tales – Chris Powell, J-I
DeLauro’s Clout Rising In D.C.? – Ana Radelat, CT Mirror
Bill Clinton Returns To Bushnell – Chris Keating, Courant
Malloy: The Downside Of Being a Reformer – Heath Fahle, CTNJ
Malloy, Look At Price Of Gas, Not Booze – David Collins, The Day
We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges – Jon Pelto, Wait, What?
Donovan: Open Mouth, Insert Union Label – T. Cowgill, CTDA
‘Forever Bonds:’ It Could Happen Here – Yankee Institute
More NSTAR Merger Follies – Patrick Scully, Hanging Shad
Watchdog Settles Courant Suit – G. Gombossy, CT Watchdog
Look Back At CT’s 1988 Presidential Primary – Dennis House
Cuomo Humbled By 2012 – Dean Pagani, Governors Journal

Editorials

Causes, Effects Of Thuggery – Republican American
Time Not Right For Wage Hike – Norwich Bulletin
Sunshine Week: Hold Fast To FOI Ideals
 – Hearst
Traffic Transit Credit: Kudos To Blumenthal – CT Post
Neglecting CT’s Bridges Not An Option – News Times

Videos of the Day

The Real Story: Laurie Perez interviews Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield about the proposed repeal of CT’s death penalty.

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

http://www.ctnow.com/videogallery/68859913/News/real-story-death-penalty#pl-63259886

Stan Simpson Show: Courant Capitol Bureau Chief Chris Keating looks at the state-employee D-SNAP debit-card scandal and the current GOP candidates for President.

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

http://www.ctnow.com/videogallery/68832199/News/food-stamp-scandal-and-the-gop-primary-%7C-3/18#pl-62806809

Sunday Talk Show Line-up
Duby McDowell – The Laurel

This Week on Where We Live
John Dankosky – WNPR

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