March 4, 2014
(Updated with video 11:25 a.m.) The 2014 race for governor is in a dead heat. Republican Tom Foley is tied in a hypothetical match up with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, according to the a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
March 3, 2014
Barbara Fair is sick of traveling to Hartford year after year to testify on a bill that would give juvenile offenders an opportunity to reduce their sentences.
State auditors concluded that Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s office did not violate any laws when it sent newsletters to around 5,400 residents, but they declined to weigh in on whether the emails were political in nature.
For the past five years the Connecticut Data Collaborative has been trying to get the state to give it access to its raw data. Last month, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order making that possible.
by Magaly Olivero | Mar 3, 2014 11:30am
Posted to: Health Care
Hypertension rates among women in all eight Connecticut counties increased from 2001 to 2009, with disparities widening for African American women compared to whites and Hispanics, according to a C-HIT analysis of data from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.
by Josalee Thrift | Mar 3, 2014 5:30am
The 20th annual Red Carpet Experience event at the Spotlight Theatres in Hartford was a raucus success on Sunday, with wall-to-wall people decked out in their best Oscar nominee-themed costumes and black-tie fashions. The event featured a silent auction to benefit AIDS Connecticut. CHECK OUT THE PHOTOS HERE!
March 2, 2014
A group of New England governors, including Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, are teaming up to prove that increasing the minimum wage as a region will have a positive impact on the economy.
February 28, 2014
The state Bond Commission approved $510 million in general obligation bonds Friday for a variety of projects, which sparked a debate over whether the state is borrowing too much money.
by Hugh McQuaid | Feb 28, 2014 12:52pm
Posted to: Labor
After days in the national spotlight and looking forward to a presidential visit on the subject next week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday he enjoys the politics of the debate over the minimum wage.
Lawmakers will hear public testimony Friday on a bill that would make the Transportation Department reconsider the corrosive effect of the salt spray its using to melt ice and snow on Connecticut’s roadways.