GUEST COMMENTARIES

Reminding visiting Obama of all of King’s vision

As Martin Luther King observed, focus must turn to conquering "giant triplets of racism, materialism and militarism."

Don't allow police to operate in secrecy

Failure to enact House Bill 6750 as originally proposed will be one of the final nails in the coffin of open government in Connecticut.

Stonington Republicans back budget

As taxpayers, voters and Republicans, we are voting “yes” because it is a good budget.

In Stonington: 'A new beginning'

It is time for further action by passing a budget carefully crafted to meet a myriad town needs.

Why dispirited Republicans sat out Groton City vote

As far as running for council seats, many potential candidates expressed concern over being subjected to public humiliation, degradation and/or disrespectfulness.

Bureaucracy, outdated regulations challenge broadband 'railroad'

A broadband railroad is unlikely to be built throughout Connecticut anytime soon. The Central Pacific Railroad laid 10 miles of track in a single record day in 1869. By comparison, it can still take up to 90 days for a 21st century company to...

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Now, we have an opportunity – in fact, an obligation – to repay the trust and confidence that the tribes placed in us a generation ago.

Don't hide details of police arrests and conduct

At a time when the public is calling for more transparency when it comes to the actions of police, Connecticut should not let a standard of secrecy stand.

Passero says its falls on council to hold line on New London taxes

The City Council must step up and deliver a budget that holds the line on increased taxes.

Norwich mayor squarely behind casino growth

The gaming industry is changing and Connecticut needs to change with it.

Finizio defends proposed New London budget

Without a plan to keep taxes from perpetually rising, New London’s economy would decline from over taxation.

Proposed car tax change unfair to small towns

Using the property tax as the mechanism to achieve motor vehicle tax parity is unconscionable.

LATEST EDITORIALS

Wage hike won’t work

Raising the minimum wage is ineffective at reducing poverty.Raising the minimum wage is ineffective at reducing poverty.

Back to the barracks

In Connecticut, there appears to be no will to change.

Release Lanza papers

This puzzling secrecy has been an embarrassment to the state

COLUMNS

U.S. Mideast standing in tatters under Obama

Following 6 years of Obama’s steady and determined withdrawal from the Middle East, America’s standing in the region has collapsed.

Who are these outlaw bikers?

The Bandidos fancy they run Texas from the seats of their Harleys.

Interagency quarrels mar U.S. Iraq effort

The United States is afflicted with its own internecine quarrels that impede effective action in Iraq