by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2014 12:39pm
On the eve of the income tax filing deadline, U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal warned of unscrupulous practices by tax preparers who prey upon moderate- and low-income individuals.
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by Hugh McQuaid | April 11, 2014 3:58pm
NEW HAVEN — Former Gov. John G. Rowland pleaded not guilty Friday to campaign corruption charges in U.S. District Court in New Haven, where his lawyer said he plans to take the case to trial.
—Photos from outside court
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by Christine Stuart | April 2, 2014 12:11pm
It’s no secret that the Republican Party’s fundraising efforts have been limping along for months. They were outraised 4-to-1 by Democrats in January, but things have started to look up for the minority party in a blue state.
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by Christine Stuart | March 31, 2014 5:30am
Being hired to head Common Cause, a national government watchdog group, was the equivalent of being appointed to the Supreme Court for Miles Rapoport.
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by Staff Report | March 25, 2014 7:02am
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal will participate in a Washington Post Live forum that will explore this next phase of the Internet and the things connected to it. The forum will be streamed online starting at 9 a.m.
The forum will gather business leaders, tech entrepreneurs, regulators, and privacy and security experts to look at how our “interconnected world” is quickly evolving and to tackle the questions being raised by the “Internet of Things.”
Click here to watch.
by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2014 2:35pm
Fentanyl laced heroin has reached the state of Connecticut and the city of Hartford, where just last week police seized 2,000 bags of it at a home on Enfield Street.
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by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2014 11:58am
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called U.S. House Speaker John Boehner’s characterization of how some states planned to use the U.S. Agriculture Department’s food stamp program “reprehensible.”
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by Christine Stuart | March 7, 2014 2:09pm
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the testimony he heard Thursday from rail regulators like the Federal Railroad Administration and the NTSB was both “revealing and dramatic.”
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by Christine Stuart | February 25, 2014 6:30am
It only took a few hours before Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo was using C-Span footage of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy calling Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal’s comments about raising the minimum wage “insane” in a fundraising email.
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by Christine Stuart | February 24, 2014 2:19pm
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez might as well have been preaching to the choir Monday when he visited Hartford to promote an increase in the minimum wage.
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