CT Essential Politics – Sunday 04.29.12

Op-ed, Analysis and Blogs

Rowland’s Lifetime Pension Starts Next Month – J. Lender, Courant
Dems, Don’t Ignore Voters’ Grumpy Mood – Susan Bigelow, CTNJ
State GOP War Chest Grows Sixfold – Neil Vigdor, Hearst
Tea Party Still Not A Force In CT – Ray Hackett, Norwich Bulletin
Election Year: S.B.1 About Jobs? – Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror
Ed Reform: Time To Try Busing Again – Hugh Bailey, Hearst
Teachers Didn’t Wreck the Economy – Apruzzese & Levine, Hearst
What Exactly Is SERC Anyway? – Jonathan Pelto, Wait What?
In Richest State, Some Wage Surprises – Mara Lee, Courant
State Lawmakers Ponder ‘Taxageddon’ – Charles Lewis, Hearst
Long-Term Care: A Way Of Life For 1 In 8 In CT – CT Mirror
CT’s Latinos Hit Hard By Recession – Werner Oyanadel, Courant
Malloy Must Be Kidding – Letter, Courant

Editorials

One Ed Reform Idea Dies For This Year – New Haven Register
Mass Transit Finally Back On Track In SE CT – The Day
Landlines Retain Value For Many – CT Post
Much Unfinished Work At Capitol – Norwich Bulletin
State Unemployment: Doing Our Job Right – Bristol Press

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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