CT Essential Politics – Saturday 04.28.12

Op-ed, Analysis and Blogs

Half Of Senate Dems Undecided On Minimum Wage – CTNJ
Anything Can Happen In Session’s Waning Days – K. Dixon, Hearst
Malloy’s Ed Reform: Politics, Policy And Labor Law – CT Mirror
Complaint Filed Over Ed Consultant Hiring – Ken Dixon, Hearst
Push Comes To Shove On Ed Reform – Don Pesci, Red Notes
Test Scores A Poor Teacher Measure – Steve Stemler, Courant
Ed Reform Hinges On Contracts – Linda Conner Lambeck, Hearst
Proposed Aid For Left-Wing Center Sparks Dispute – CT Mirror
Yay! GOP’s Deficit Clock Returns To Capitol – B. Lockhart, Hearst
Weicker: One-Party Rule To Blame For CT’s Mess – Dennis House
Fact Check: Donovan’s Claim About War AC False – CT05
Rowland Dalliance Fatal For Wilson-Foley – K. Rennie, Courant
Rowland Again Dances On The Edge – Colin McEnroe, Courant
Death Penalty Is Tip Of Justice Iceberg – Chris Powell, J-I
Sharp Idea (cartoon) – Matt Davies, Hearst

Editorials

Malloy Must Not Veto Ed Reform Bill – CT Post
Modest Minimum Wage Hike The Wiser Route – Courant
Sharing Can Save CT Towns Money – Norwich Bulletin

Video/Audio Feed

The Real Story: Part 1 >> Laurie Perez talks with Jim Finley, executive director of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities.
The Real Story: Part 2 >> Laurie Perez talks with Jim Finley, executive director of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities.
The Real Story: Part 3 >> A review of the goings-on during last week’s legislative session.
CT News Junkie: A daycare worker who opposes the unions interrupts a press conference in favor of collective bargaining. Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman expresses her support for the bill which is based on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s two executive orders.
WTNH-News8: Thousands of teachers were back at the steps of the State Capitol for the second straight day, rallying against key elements of Governor Malloy’s education reform bill.
FOX-CT: Governor holds education meeting in Bridgeport, while teachers rally at Capitol.

Sunday Talk Show Line-up
Duby McDowell – The Laurel

This Week on Where We Live
John Dankosky – WNPR

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