November 22, 2015
by James H. Smith | November 22, 2015 4:57pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly are to be commended for their 2015 “Second Chance Society” legislation, reversing racist laws that filled our jails with nonviolent drug users, most of them African-American and Latino.
November 17, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2015 5:28pm
The executive director of the Connecticut Democratic Party told the court Tuesday that the party had no choice but to use the federal account to pay for mailers featuring Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
November 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 12, 2015 4:59pm
Details of Thursday’s budget negotiations between Republicans, Democrats, and the Malloy administration were supposed to remain private, but within a short period of time details of the plans proposed by the Republicans and the Malloy administration were leaked to the CT Mirror.
November 10, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 10, 2015 10:50pm
November 6, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | November 6, 2015 5:30am
It is with some amusement that I’ve been watching the ongoing discussions in Hartford about a proposed “lockbox” for revenues meant to be used for transportation. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has recently reiterated his call for a constitutional amendment to ensure that taxes collected expressly for transportation initiatives are used as such. Sounds like a good idea, right?
October 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 27, 2015 4:29am
(Updated 10:43 a.m.) A state court judge was expected to hear arguments today in a dispute between state election regulators and the Connecticut Democratic Party over whether the party illegally spent money on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s 2014 re-election bid. However, the hearing was postponed at the last minute when the attorney for the Democratic Party had a family emergency. The hearing has been rescheduled for Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
October 23, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | October 23, 2015 4:30am
They say Americans have a complicated relationship with their guns. And that goes double for Connecticut. The state is dominated by Democrats, most of whom are sympathetic to the cause of gun control.
October 22, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | October 22, 2015 4:30am
As plans for the MGM Springfield casino continue to diminish in scope, Connecticut’s two sovereign Indian tribes are moving forward with efforts to maintain their market share through a satellite casino in the north central part of the state.
October 21, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 21, 2015 4:30am
A week before the start of a trial that pits state election regulators against the Connecticut Democratic Party, the state’s top election regulator has refused to be questioned.
October 19, 2015
by Staff Report | October 19, 2015 3:19pm
More than a year after a federal court upheld sweeping changes to Connecticut’s gun laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook School shooting, a three-judge panel has affirmed that decision.