CT Essential Politics – Saturday 03.31.12

Op-ed, Analysis and Blogs

Malloy Open To Campaign Finance Fix - Christine Stuart, CTNJ
Malloy: Tenure Reform A Must - Paul Hughes, Rep-Am
A Future Teacher For Ed Reform - Jessica Joline, CTNJ
Unions Hamper Student Performance? - J. Pelto, Wait, What?
Education Reform Slips Away - Susan Bigleow, CTNJ
How To Break School-Reform Stand-off - Rick Green, Courant
The Price Of Educational Inflation - Chris Powell, J-I
RTC Chair ‘Not Happy’ With Roraback - Jordan Fenster, CTSP
Fundraising Frenzy As Quarter Ends - K. Rennie, Daily Ructions
DeLauro Calls For Pink Slime Labeling - AgraNet.com
Murphy: Voters Care About Process - Z. Janowski, Raising Hale
Bill Would Open State Parks To Cell Towers - Hearst
Red-Light Cams Bill Is All About Money - K. Rennie, Courant
Malloy To Sign Gax Tax Cap Bill - Luther Turmelle, N.H. Reg.
Importance Of Upholding An Independent Judiciary - Hearst
Malloy Demands Report On ‘Ticketgate’ - Ken Dixon, Hearst
Ticketgate A Revenue Generator? - Chris Keating, Courant
Some Deserve The Death Penalty - Robert Blecker, Courant
Malloy Reforms Whipped - Don Pesci, Red Notes

Editorials

Can Hartford Afford Its 50-plus Schools? - Courant
Lotteries A ‘Mega’-Tax On The Poor - Rep-Am
Disturbing Events At Stonington H.S. - The Day

Video Feed

The Real Story: Teachers’ union officials defend their positions on education reform. Laurie Perez is joined by CEA Exec. Director Mary Loftus Levine, Sharon Palmer from AFT of CT, Ken Dixon of the CT Post and The Courant’s Kathy Meghan.
WTNH-News8: Connecticut’s state police union is angry over a memo, obtained by News 8, that encourages troopers in the Bethany barracks to go on a ticketing spree Friday to beat other barracks and win pizza.
Stan Simpson: Part 1 >>Stan is joined by Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor, who talks about the progress and status of education reform.
Stan Simpson: Part 2 >>Stan is joined by Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor, who talks about the progress and status of education reform.

FOX-CT: Anthony DiLorenzo reports on a proposal to add tolls along highways for special lanes that allow commuters to bypass congestion.
YouTube: A teacher at an educational forum in Willimantic tells Gov. Malloy his reform plan is “cynical and fraudulent.”

Sunday Talk Show Line-up
Duby McDowell – The Laurel

This Week on Where We Live
John Dankosky – WNPR

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