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Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Manic Monday Markup 4/27/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Nepal, where the earthquake that struck Katmandu has now believed to have killed 3,800 and some estimates peg the death toll at over 4,000. The city is in chaos, but one common denominator unites many of the victims:

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Manic Monday Markup 4/20/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Italy which is reporting that hundreds are feared dead after a boat filled with migrants fleeing Libya capsized. The illegal crossings have left leaders in European countries scrambling. Comparing it to the situation in Bosnia twenty years ago, Italian Prime

Analysis: Coming Soon…We Are Politico. We Are Legion…

Perhaps Politico is not legion yet, but its decision to start Playbooks for other states suggests they are prepared to greatly expand their footprint well beyond the grossly over-reported national political scene. What Politico is proposing is only a start, but if successful, in states like Massachusetts

The Reviews of Connecticut’s Latest Bet Are Coming in…

UPDATED: 2:36PM: For grammer and to include details from a General Assembly fiscal report. At one point the Mohegan and Pequot tribes bid to blunt the impact of MGM Springfield was enjoying an incredible turnaround. Originally, few put any stock in a bill passing this

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Manic Monday Markup 4/13/15…

The Feds: We begin today in the United States where it finally happened after much anticipation and waiting. Hillary Clinton, the former First Lady, former senator, former Secretary of State announced her campaign for president. Announcing in a video that emphasizes the people Clinton wants “champion”

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Editorial: We Have the Body, No Need to Execute It…

UPDATED 4/13/15 3:29PM: To reflect a correction. The penalty phase begins April 21, not this week. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is dead. We do not need to kill him. Last week, rendering perhaps the most anticlimactic verdict in history, a federal jury in Boston found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

In the Community, What and to Whom Things Are Granted…

UPDATED: 3:30PM: For grammar and clarity. SPRINGFIELD—On the surface, last week’s Committee of the Whole meeting seemed to be a dispute about casino jobs. However, complaints that the job training program is available only to certain residents of the city belie a broader mistrust, one that has grown up