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Kevin Kane

  • Norwalk’s Clean Bill of Health

    I am skeptical of how the city of Norwalk spends my tax dollars.  I have no tolerance for senseless waste and civic quagmires.  But before you think “Oh Lord, here he goes,” I am actually writing to complement Norwalk.  Specifically, a leader of Norwalk.

  • How the third largest employer reacts to minimum wage hikes

    Did everyone see another ribbon cutting hosted last week by Bob Duff and local politicians?  The one celebrating 11 new jobs?  At the local Walmart?  You didn’t see the photo op?  Neither did I.  Because the celebration never happened.  These were not new jobs for people.  They were new “jobs” for the Scan & Go…

  • Officials say it’s premature to draw conclusions from first taser report

    HARTFORD, Conn. – A new report shows that officers were more likely to use Tasers in police incidents with minorities, but those in charge of compiling the information warned Thursday that it is too soon to draw any conclusions from the data. The report, compiled by analysts at Central Connecticut State University, looked at all…

  • Human trafficking is a felony in CT, but there’s been no convictions in 10 years

    HARTFORD, Conn. – State officials and experts tried to figure out Thursday why there have been no human trafficking convictions in Connecticut after a law, passed a decade ago, made it a felony. But there were no easy answers.

  • Opinion: HB 5403 – An Act Lacking Coherent Content and Common Sense

    Kevin Kane is the senior project manager, engineering at Cycling Sports Group. I was asked to support Bill HB 5403 which the Judiciary Committee in Hartford recently raised. On the surface, it appears to make sense:  “An Act Increasing Penalties For Failure To Yield to Pedestrians In Crosswalks And Failure To Exercise Due Care To Avoid…

  • SIMMS amendment needed

    To the Editor: There is a lot of information still being sorted out regarding the latest mess involving Norwalk’s Democratic (District B) Councilman Travis Simms. However, let’s focus on 1 basic piece of information: multiple police officers were called to an altercation at a house at 3:33 AM on a Sunday morning. That’s an altercation…

  • Pay to play: Questionable call

    To the Editor: I support the proposed pay-to-play annual fee of $100 per student-athlete at Norwalk High School. However, that support is diminishing for a number of reasons. My main issue is trust – I simply have lost trust with many elected officials in Norwalk. I don’t trust the mayor, some on the Council and some…