December 19, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 19, 2014 2:30pm
December 15, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 15, 2014 1:18pm
by Christine Stuart | December 15, 2014 5:30am
Turning the old Colt building in Hartford into a national park had been U.S. Rep. John B. Larson’s dream for more than a decade. On Friday, that dream came true when the U.S. Senate gave final passage to the National Defense Authorization Act, which included a provision to turn Coltsville into a national park.
December 13, 2014
by Sal Luciano | December 13, 2014 6:53pm
In case you missed it, there’s a monster lurking in our nation’s capital. It’s assumed the form of a 1,603-page, $1.1 trillion spending package written (allegedly) to avert another government shutdown.
December 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 10, 2014 5:30am
Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action released a report Tuesday that shows there have been at least 95 school shootings, including fatal and nonfatal assaults, suicides, and unintentional shootings, since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
December 5, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 5, 2014 1:12pm
December 4, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 4, 2014 10:03pm
Lawyers for former Gov. John G. Rowland asked a judge for leniency Thursday in court documents, requesting a sentence of less than 18 months in prison for his recent corruption convictions.
November 26, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | November 26, 2014 5:30am
A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of Robert Braddock Jr., a political aide serving more than three years in prison for campaign finance conspiracy while working for former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign.
November 14, 2014
by Susan Bigelow | November 14, 2014 8:25am
On a night where Democrats got tossed out of Congress all over the country, Connecticut’s five Democrats held firm. How did that happen, and can Republicans ever hope to win a Connecticut congressional seat again?
by Terry D. Cowgill | November 14, 2014 5:30am
In the face of a national Republican landslide that punished incumbents in the midterm elections, Connecticut stayed true to its nickname.
At least in the executive branch, the Land Steady of Habits bucked the trend that made life miserable for Democrats. We returned an unpopular incumbent Democratic governor to office and re-elected every constitutional officer and member of Congress — all of whom were Democrats. What Republican wave, you ask?