July 28, 2014
by Madeline Stocker | July 28, 2014 1:14pm
by Susan Bigelow | July 28, 2014 1:01pm
by Hugh McQuaid | July 28, 2014 10:53am
An Internet-based poll by the New York Times, CBS News and a research firm called YouGov suggests that Republican Tom Foley has a 42 to 33 percent advantage over incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2014 5:30am
Heather Bond Somers of Groton may have been an unknown candidate for lieutenant governor several months ago, but due to some high-profile missteps by at least one of her opponents Republican voters are giving the newcomer to state politics a second look.
July 26, 2014
by Staff Report | July 26, 2014 4:59am
No comments will be accepted on the site until Aug. 3. We apologize for the inconvenience. In the meantime, please share our stories on your social networks and discuss there. We have coffee mugs ready to send to the folks who share our stories the most over the course of the week!
July 25, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | July 25, 2014 3:56pm
by Hugh McQuaid | July 25, 2014 1:26pm
Despite public backlash, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday his administration made the right call when it declined a federal request to house thousands of immigrant children in a state facility.
by Susan Bigelow | July 25, 2014 11:00am
by Sarah Darer Littman | July 25, 2014 10:00am
Another week, and another education scandal here in the Nutmeg State. The FBI served subpoenas on charter school operator FUSE last Friday morning, and shortly after their visit Hartford Courant reporters found the receptionist shredding documents. “Asked what was being shredded, she said the documents were associated with the state-subsidized Jumoke charter schools.” Obstruction of justice, anyone?
Meanwhile, after the notoriously opaque state Department of Education declined to issue reporters a copy of their own FBI-issued subpoena, the Courant received this statement Monday from Department of Education spokeswoman Kelly Donnelly: “We have been assured that the department is not a subject of this investigation.” Okay then. That’s clear.
by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2014 5:30am
Following the Newtown shootings, the General Assembly told Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz in 2013 to come up with plan to eliminate barriers to mental and behavioral health services for all children, regardless of whether they’re under DCF care. But a group of mothers on Thursday expressed concern that Katz may be ignoring their kids.