September 27, 2013
by Heath W. Fahle | September 27, 2013 11:12am
The State of Connecticut will provide $31 million in state funds to Bass Pro Shops to construct a new retail store in Bridgeport. The move is being called “economic development” but most recognize it by its real name: corporate welfare. Gov. Dan Malloy often notes that in a perfect world, such assistance to businesses would be unnecessary but since other states do it, the State is forced to compete.
August 26, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | August 26, 2013 3:44pm
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who’s spent much of his career advocating for consumers, made his first trip Monday to Consumer Reports’ 327-acre test track in Colchester where he pressed for the federal government to implement some stalled automobile regulations.
August 5, 2013
by Christine Stuart | August 5, 2013 11:29am
July 17, 2012
by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2012 10:43am
In 2010 Republican Linda McMahon outspent Democrat Richard Blumenthal 16-to-1 and lost by more than a 100,000 votes. It was an election year where money didn’t talk and where self-funded candidates like Ned Lamont and Tom Foley lost.
Tags: U.S. Senate, Chris Murphy, Chris VanDeHoef, PAC, Linda McMahon
January 4, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | January 4, 2012 3:17pm
October 10, 2011
by Neena Satija | October 10, 2011 7:49am
As protesters prepare to start occupying New Haven’s upper Green this weekend, they’re hoping a veggie oil-powered box truck will create a supply network to keep similar going in New York City and in cities throughout the East Coast.
October 7, 2011
by Melissa Bailey | October 7, 2011 11:36am
LIBERTY PARK—The money trail behind the burgeoning movement of protestors occupying Wall Street leads not to a money market or an off-shore account, but to a giant soup pot stuffed with dollar bills.
October 4, 2011
by Melissa Bailey | October 4, 2011 6:59pm
August 12, 2011
by Hugh McQuaid | August 12, 2011 10:30am
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Thursday that the debt debate that’s certain to dominate the discussion when Congress meets again in September shouldn’t prevent Congress from passing a vital bill to protect citizens’ data privacy.
Tags: Blumenthal, data privacy, corporate culture, computer, breach, UConn, Hugh McQuaid
July 12, 2011
by Hugh McQuaid | July 12, 2011 4:05pm
Attorney General George Jepsen issued a statement Tuesday acknowledging the Auditors of Public Accounts had turned over their findings about misinformation allegations lodged against the Yankee Institute by the State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition.