Capitol Avenue with Ebong Udoma WSHU Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma looks at contemporary political issues from the perspective of more than two decades covering local, regional and international events.
Capitol Avenue with Ebong Udoma

Capitol Avenue with Ebong Udoma

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WSHU Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma looks at contemporary political issues from the perspective of more than two decades covering local, regional and international events.

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Norwalk To Offer Broadband To All School-Aged Children

The city of Norwalk, Connecticut, will partner with the Dalio Education Foundation and some other private foundations to provide broadband internet access to all its school-aged children.

Police Accountability

Two lawmakers played a role in passing Connecticut's sweeping new police accountability law that would allow civil lawsuits against police officers accused of crimes while on duty. Senator Gary Winfield, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee is Black. Senate President Martin Looney is White. Both talk about how experiences as teenagers shaped their views on race.

Interview: Professor Gary Rose On The Presidential Election That Went 'Haywire'

Sacred Heart University Political Science Professor Gary Rose has just published a book on the 2016 presidential contest. It's called Haywire . It chronicles what Rose calls "the most unconventional and outlandish presidential contest in the history of American politics."

Interview: Professor Gary Rose On The Presidential Election That Went 'Haywire'

Deep Blue Connecticut Faces Fiscal Woes. So Does Deep Red Oklahoma.

Connecticut is a blue state that has fiscal problems. Oklahoma is a red state that has fiscal problems. Conservatives blame Connecticut's problems on liberal tax-and-spend policies. And liberals blame Oklahoma's problems on conservative economic policies.

How States That Have Decriminalized Marijuana Are Managing Its Recreational Use

In Connecticut, lawmakers ended their regular legislative session on Wednesday without reaching an agreement on the state's next two-year budget. They are hoping to do that in special session before the end of the month. At issue is a projected $5 billion deficit in the roughly $40 billion two-year state budget being considered. One controversial new revenue source lawmakers are considering to help close that gap is the legalization of the recreational use marijuana. WSHU's Senior Political

How States That Have Decriminalized Marijuana Are Managing Its Recreational Use

Organizing After The Women's March: Local Lessons From The Tea Party

Since Donald Trump was inaugurated almost three weeks ago, there has hardly been a day without a protest. The demonstrations have been passionate and persistent, but it's unclear where they'll go from here.

Crumbling Foundations In Eastern Connecticut: Who's Going To Pay For It?

Thousands of homeowners in northeastern Connecticut are facing a big problem. The foundations of their homes might be crumbling.

Crumbling Foundations In Eastern Connecticut: Who's Going To Pay For It?

Despite Boycott From Some Democrats, Mayor Ganim To Attend Trump Inauguration

Mayor Joe Ganim of Bridgeport, Connecticut, will be one of thousands of elected officials from across the country in Washington D.C. Friday to witness the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.

Despite Boycott From Some Democrats, Mayor Ganim To Attend Trump Inauguration

Hundreds Of Thousands In Conn. Could Lose Coverage Under ACA Repeal

Some Connecticut residents who are benefiting from the Affordable Care Act are speaking up in an effort to convince the Republican-controlled Congress to reconsider repealing President Barack Obama's signature legislation.

Electoral College: Conn. Electors Talk Controversy

On Monday 538 electors are expected to gather at state capitols all across the country to cast their vote for U.S. president. This year, particular attention is being paid to this exercise because for the second time in 16 years, the candidate who lost the popular vote for president is expected to win the Electoral College vote.

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