January 30, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | January 30, 2015 8:29am
Despite a presidential veto threat, the Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday in favor of S.1, which approves construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, with no help from Connecticut’s two Democratic senators.
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January 28, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 28, 2015 1:23pm
Lawyers for a co-conspirator of former Gov. John Rowland cited notes Monday that aid Rowland’s claim that federal prosecutors withheld evidence before convincing a jury to find him guilty of campaign corruption.
January 26, 2015
by Matt DeRienzo | January 26, 2015 5:30am
Six retirements and a Republican wave that ousted five incumbents in November cost Connecticut its place with the majority party in Washington. But the turnover has lifted up Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy from their previous standings near the bottom of the seniority list in the U.S. Senate.
January 25, 2015
by Sarah Paduano | January 25, 2015 3:22pm
U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are going on offense with the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act, seeking to put a stop to restrictive laws against women’s health care providers at the state level.
January 19, 2015
by Wendell Potter | January 19, 2015 10:30pm
Obamacare Bills Reflect A Narrow Agenda
In coming weeks, we can expect the Republican-controlled Congress to push two Obamacare bills that would hike profits for some businesses. What we can’t expect, from either Republicans or Democrats, unfortunately, is any effort to help families, even those with insurance, to stay out of bankruptcy court because of mounting medical bills.
by Christine Stuart | January 19, 2015 5:30am
A federal judge on Sunday indefinitely postponed the sentencing for a former congressional candidate involved in a campaign finance scandal that led to the second conviction of former Gov. John G. Rowland.
January 13, 2015
by Luke Foster | January 13, 2015 12:13pm
For years, voters who wanted to learn about issues and discuss them with their elected officials in Congress have had to use a somewhat fragmented set of traditional methods.
January 9, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 9, 2015 2:44pm
NEW HAVEN—(Updated 4:48 p.m.) Brian Foley, a nursing home owner who illegally bankrolled former Gov. John G. Rowland’s consultant work on his wife’s congressional campaign, will not see the inside of a prison cell, a federal court judge said Friday.
January 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 6, 2015 1:22pm
January 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2015 2:27pm