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June 29, 2015

Warren Talks Trickle-Down Economics and GOP Presidential Candidates at JJB Dinner

by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2015 9:43pm

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke about trickle-down economics and also offered her thoughts on some of the Republican presidential candidates Monday to about 1,300 Democrats at the party’s largest fundraiser of the year.

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May 4, 2015

Tribal Chairmen Pitch Casino Plans To Hartford’s Business Community

by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 12:54pm

Christine Stuart photo Opening a new casino along the I-91 corridor will cannibalize existing business at the two tribal casinos in southeastern Connecticut, but it’s better than losing business to Massachusetts, the chairmen of the two tribes told the Hartford business community Monday.

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April 30, 2015

Both Parties Land National Headliners For Annual Dinners

by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2015 11:11am

Courtesy of the Democratic Party The Connecticut Democratic Party announced Thursday that U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts will headline its fundraising dinner this summer.

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April 23, 2015

Governors Renew Their Cooperation To Region’s Energy Challenge, Under Protest

by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2015 8:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Environmentalists stood Thursday outside the Connecticut Convention Center to protest a long-term energy strategy being discussed at a closed-door meeting between five of the six New England governors.

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January 8, 2015

PHOTOS | The Governor’s Inaugural Ball 2015

by Douglas Healey | January 8, 2015 12:50pm

DOUGLAS HEALEY PHOTO The Governor’s Inaugural Ball at the Convention Center in Hartford was full of pomp and pageantry on Wednesday as hundreds came out to celebrate the start of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s second term. Check out Douglas Healey’s photos of the celebration here.

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October 21, 2014

Malloy, Foley Both Promise To Hold Towns Harmless

by Christine Stuart | October 21, 2014 12:54pm

Christine Stuart photo Tom Foley, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, told hundreds of municipal leaders Tuesday at their annual convention that he would hold municipalities harmless when putting together the state budget.

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August 13, 2014

Democrats, Malloy Take Aim At Foley

by Hugh McQuaid | August 13, 2014 9:52pm

Hugh McQuaid photo HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy laid into his newly anointed Republican opponent Wednesday night before an audience of about 1,000 Democrats at the party’s annual Jefferson Jackson Bailey fundraising dinner.

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September 28, 2012

OP-ED | Get Your Money’s Worth on Hartford’s Front Street

by Heath W. Fahle | September 28, 2012 4:07pm

Hartford’s troubled Front Street project got good news this week when Gov. Dannel Malloy announced $1.3 million in state funding to bring Infinity Hall, a live music venue, to the site. After more than a decade of problems this is welcome on Front Street. For the state’s taxpayers though, it is just the latest chapter in a saga of crony capitalism.

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March 23, 2012

DUI Checkpoint Conspiracy?

by Staff Report | March 23, 2012 8:04pm

At around 4 p.m. Friday afternoon the Hartford Police Department moved its DUI checkpoint away from downtown where 1,300 Democrats were gathered for their annual fundraiser to Park Street.

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November 11, 2011

Industry Rebounds, Luxury Tax Still Annoys (w/video)

by Hugh McQuaid | November 11, 2011 3:02pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo As the economy rebounds, auto dealers are hoping the General Assembly will rethink a tax that went into effect in July, which increases the sales tax on cars priced at $50,000 or more.

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