Hugh Bailey, Stamford Advocate

Hugh Bailey

Stamford Advocate

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Past articles by Hugh:

Hugh Bailey: A winding path from CT to Chicago mayor

Paul Vallas is not about to solve crime in Chicago, any more than he solved education in... → Read More

Hugh Bailey: What does UConn owe Hartford? Maybe nothing

And more importantly, should tuition go toward supporting bars around the XL Center? → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Decades-old utility bill comes due

Deregulation brought us a system that few understand and nearly everyone hates. It’s a... → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Insurance capital can’t figure out health insurance

Comptroller Sean Scanlon is a longtime supporter of a public option, but isn’t pushing... → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Joe Biden is coming for your suburb. Good.

Towns won’t act. The state is looking questionable. It may fall to the federal... → Read More

Hugh Bailey: The map that made Bridgeport what it is today

An exhibit that shows history isn’t over, and policy decisions can far outlive their... → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Housing momentum is growing in CT, but faces an obstacle in Lamont

New York and Massachusetts are taking bold action on their housing shortages. When will... → Read More

Hugh Bailey: What CT learned about politics of crime in 2022

Clean Slate, police accountability law showed that moving away from failed policies... → Read More

Hugh Bailey: A loss that doesn’t break for the holidays

Even on the happiest days, assume nearly everyone is dealing with something. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: DeLauro knows simplest policy is often best

Help people who need it. The rest is just details. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: How to solve a problem like New Canaan

The town wants to outspend and run out the clock on housing applications it doesn’t... → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Free bus fare should be just the beginning

The best answer to better mass transit is right in front of us. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Election’s over; time for Lamont to do big things

The governor had little to say on housing in his first term. With reelection behind him,... → Read More

Hugh Bailey: CT doesn’t have to be a one-party state

Republicans could recognize the state isn’t interested in what they’re selling. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Vote the party, not the person

There’s nothing noble about ignoring the bigger picture of what a vote means. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Modern cars are distracting by design

There is real danger on Halloween, but it’s not from drugs in your children’s candy. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Baseball’s playoffs are broken. Blow it up and start over.

Padres-Phillies is a farce. Just let every team in the postseason. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Pity the richest CT towns, “bullied” on affordable housing

A lawsuit challenging zoning in one town could open the door to real change. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: A desperate campaign is a dangerous thing

There’s no law that says Ned Lamont can only be attacked from the right. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Next act for Bridgeport theaters is the wrecking ball

If a plan to revive the long-abandoned Main Street treasures existed, it would have appeared by now, writes Hugh Bailey. → Read More