John A Kissel

Editorials from around New England

Editorials from around New England:


The Hartford Courant, Mar. 22

State Rep. Angel Arce wisely pledged to resign his seat in the General Assembly in the wake of revelations that he had sent creepy messages to a 16-year-old girl. We are still waiting.

In his March 7 announcement, Mr. Arce said he didn't "want my presence to be a distraction to the (legislature's) very important work." Now his absence is the distraction.

Mr. Arce missed a key House vote and, according to The Courant's Jon Lender, he hasn't been seen at the Capitol or around Hartford.

Now House leadership is weighing whether to expel him. It can be done with...