December 21, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 21, 2014 12:00am
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March 2, 2015
by Sarah Paduano | March 2, 2015 5:16pm
by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2015 1:08pm
by Hugh McQuaid | March 2, 2015 5:30am
The state Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man sentenced to life in prison for a murder he committed as a minor. But the court left up to the legislature to decide whether similarly situated offenders should be granted parole hearings.
February 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | February 27, 2015 12:26pm
(Updated 1:20 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy acknowledged Thursday that the legislature hates cuts in his proposed budget and lacks consensus to raise taxes. But the governor said a lot can change in the three months before a budget plan must be approved.
by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2015 8:30am
February 26, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | February 26, 2015 10:30pm
The hundreds of union members who crowded into the Middletown city hall this week to protest legislation they say will mean less money in their pockets made it clear who they thought was on their side and who wasn’t.
by Susan Bigelow | February 26, 2015 9:24pm
by Jordan Fenster | February 26, 2015 9:01pm
As the minutes ticked by and a Friday deadline to fund the Department of Homeland Security grew closer, members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation condemned the party politics they said could result in a departmental shutdown.
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by Scott Minnick | February 26, 2015 6:26pm
Our society accepts the sad fact that in our free-market democracy, money influences politicians.