October 24, 2014
by Sean Goldrick | October 24, 2014 2:10pm
by Suzanne Bates | October 24, 2014 1:45pm
When Sonnie Johnson broke into her spoken word poem, A Moment of Clarity, about her journey from the projects in Richmond, Va. — the daughter of a biological mother addicted to crack and an alcoholic father — to her job today as a tea party activist and founder of the website Change the Game, it was clear this was a different kind of conservative panel.
by Susan Bigelow | October 24, 2014 1:26pm
Every other year, during election season, I go to a specific corner near my home in Enfield and take pictures of the election signs campaigns have posted there. I’ve been doing this for a decade, now, and the result is my own very minor contribution to local election history.
Tags: Election 2014, election signs, Susan Bigelow, Enfield, dh
by Cara Rosner | October 24, 2014 12:49pm
A senior official at the Dallas-based corporation trying to buy community hospitals in Bristol, Vernon, Manchester and Waterbury says privatizing them is the best way to keep them viable, but employee representatives have major concerns about the potential buyouts.
by Matt DeRienzo | October 24, 2014 11:04am
The Working Families Party has filed a Federal Elections Commission complaint against Republican 5th District congressional candidate Mark Greenberg after a Hartford Courant story reported that his real estate company had been providing his campaign an office rent-free.
by Terry D. Cowgill | October 24, 2014 5:30am
When Connecticut voters walk into their polling places on Nov. 4, they’ll experience an uncommon occurrence: they’ll be voting for more than just candidates for office. For reasons that will be explored later in this column, these sorts of ballot questions are unusual in our state. And this one will be notable for its tautological quality: voters will be voting about . . . voting.
October 23, 2014
by Christine Stuart | October 23, 2014 9:40pm
by Matt DeRienzo | October 23, 2014 9:02pm
A California lawmaker who chaired a congressional task force on gun violence after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting nearly two years ago was in Newtown on Thursday, meeting with high school students and supporting 5th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty’s re-election campaign.
by Hugh McQuaid | October 23, 2014 3:18pm
A lawyer for state Democrats asked a Hartford Superior Court judge Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit from Republicans seeking to stop the party from using money designated for federal candidates to help re-elect Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Tags: Malloy, mailers, democrats, campaign finance, republicans, proloy das, david golub
by Cara Rosner | October 23, 2014 2:38pm
With the second round of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act approaching next month, Connecticut’s official health insurance marketplace is budgeting nearly $1 million for outreach efforts to help consumers navigate the process.