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Opinion archive

Letters to the Editor, Opinion columns, Editorials

Showing 12/21/2014 to 11/7/2014

Mark Chapman

Opinion: Some random thoughts…

  Mark Chapman is editor and co-publisher of Nancy on Norwalk. First off, let’s send a belated “congratulations” to... (Read more)

12 / 21 / 2014

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Susan Bigelow

Opinion: A transportation wish list for 2015

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

12 / 21 / 2014

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Suzanne Bates

Opinion: Torture and police shootings – finding the balance between liberty and security

Suzanne Bates is the policy director for the Yankee Institute for Public Policy. She lives in South Windsor with... (Read more)

12 / 21 / 2014

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Terry Cowgill

Opinion: Collapse of the Tenet deal an ominous sign

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

12 / 21 / 2014

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Ellen Andrews

Opinion: Health IT in Connecticut – learning from mistakes

Ellen Andrews is the executive director of the Connecticut Health Policy Project. A wise advocate once told me that... (Read more)

12 / 19 / 2014

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Gail Lavielle

Opinion: New state overreach: A surprise unemployment tax for CT businesses

Gail Lavielle is the Republican state representative for the 143rd District, comprising parts of Norwalk, Wilton and Westport. In... (Read more)

12 / 17 / 2014

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Sal Luciano

Opinion: Omnibus? Try ominous

Sal Luciano is Executive Director of Council 4, a union representing 35,000 workers In case you missed it, there’s... (Read more)

12 / 15 / 2014

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Terry Cowgill

Opinion: Rowland’s desperate attempt to stay relevant

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

12 / 14 / 2014

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Susan Bigelow

Opinion: To fix redistricting for 2021, legislature must start now

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

12 / 14 / 2014

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Susan Bigelow

Opinion: Body cameras are the beginning, not the end, of police reform

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

12 / 7 / 2014

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Opinion: It’s best to avoid the public cheap shots – they almost always come back to bite you

Dan Tapper is a Senior Associate at Sullivan & LeShane Public Relations, Inc. Don’t take cheap shots at others in... (Read more)

12 / 7 / 2014

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Terry Cowgill

Opinion: Judge crossed line on prior restraint

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

12 / 7 / 2014

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Suzanne Bates

Opinion: Yelmini says union leaders are as guilty as Rowland for pension debt

Suzanne Bates is the policy director for the Yankee Institute for Public Policy. She lives in South Windsor with... (Read more)

12 / 7 / 2014

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Mark Chapman

Opinion: Charting a new course for Norwalk

Mark Chapman is the editor of Nancy on Norwalk. NORWALK, Conn. – When Mayor Harry Rilling was a candidate... (Read more)

12 / 6 / 2014

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Wendell Potter

Opinion: Court case pushed by think tank could leave uninsured out in the cold

Former CIGNA executive-turned-whistleblower Wendell Potter is writing about the health care industry and the ongoing battle for health reform... (Read more)

11 / 30 / 2014

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Terry Cowgill

Opinion: ‘Second thoughts’ for politicians on assisted suicide?

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

11 / 30 / 2014

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Susan Bigelow

Opinion: Workers need rights as well as turkey

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

11 / 30 / 2014

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Opinion: Walmart workers deserve better

Tom Wilkinson is President of United Food & Commercial Workers Local 371 and Mark Espinosa is President of United... (Read more)

11 / 30 / 2014

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Susan Bigelow

Opinion: Looking beyond Connecticut’s borders

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

11 / 23 / 2014

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Terry Cowgill

Opinion: Malloy’s journey from porcupine to Alfred E. Neuman

Contributing op-ed columnist Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record... (Read more)

11 / 23 / 2014

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Suzanne Bates

Opinion: Early childhood education is not the panacea you might think it is

Suzanne Bates is the policy director for the Yankee Institute for Public Policy. She lives in South Windsor with... (Read more)

11 / 23 / 2014

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Terry Cowgill

Opinion: No Republican wave hit 990 Prospect Avenue

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

11 / 16 / 2014

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Susan Bigelow

Opinion: Republicans swing and miss in the 4th and 5th congressional districts

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

11 / 16 / 2014

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Opinion: Sandy Hook Commission home school proposal – don’t fix what isn’t broken

Camden Archambeau is a 13-year-old student writer and thinker in Sarah Darer Littman’s essay class at the Writopia Lab.... (Read more)

11 / 16 / 2014

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Stage set for the state GOP

Opinion: Modern Republican Party: A blueprint for prosperity and success

John Lucarelli is a member of the Greenwich Republican Town Committee and the Greenwich RTM. Republicans need not be... (Read more)

11 / 14 / 2014

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Bruce Kimmel

Opinion: Insist that public officials use real names when posting comments

Bruce Kimmel (D-At Large) is a Norwalk Common Council member. NORWALK, Conn. – Imagine this: You go to the... (Read more)

11 / 12 / 2014

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Cheri Quickmire

Opinion: CT Legislature should close loopholes to preserve Citizens Election Program

Cheri Quickmire is the executive director of Common Cause in Connecticut There is one thing we agree with Suzanne... (Read more)

11 / 12 / 2014

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Terry Cowgill

Opinion: Put the screws to politicians who don’t care about FOI

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

11 / 9 / 2014

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Suzanne Bates

Opinion: Connecticut’s publicly funded campaign system is a joke

Suzanne Bates is the policy director for the Yankee Institute for Public Policy. She lives in South Windsor with... (Read more)

11 / 9 / 2014

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Susan Bigelow

Analysis: The 2014 governor’s race – in which we are much the same

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

11 / 7 / 2014

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