October 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2015 7:02am
Connecticut Republicans would send Donald Trump to the White House, while Connecticut Democrats favor former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.
by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2015 5:30am
If you’re thinking about running for governor, you might want to wait 17 years. That’s because if all goes as planned, the state will have paid off most of its unfunded pension liability by 2032.
October 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 12, 2015 10:35pm
Dianne Kaplan deVries, the woman who led a coalition to change how Connecticut’s education system is funded, died Sunday after a battle with cancer.
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by Jordan Fenster | October 12, 2015 5:29am
Members of Connecticut’s delegation in Washington have been vocal, repeatedly and often, in their support for gun control since the 2012 mass shooting in Sandy Hook. The Oct. 1 mass shooting at a community college near Roseburg, Oregon only served to make those calls for gun control louder, with members in both the Senate and the House proposing laws and speaking vociferously on the Congressional floor.
October 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 9, 2015 3:21pm
After significantly cutting hospital funding and making bold comments about hospital profits and hospital executive pay, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office announced Friday that it would distribute $14.1 million to six small hospitals.
by Christine Stuart | October 9, 2015 12:42pm
Republican lawmakers wrote their Democratic colleagues again Friday and asked them to take a stand against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recent emergency budget cuts and to hold a special session to enact their own.
by Karen Jarmoc and Garry Lapidus | October 9, 2015 11:41am
Recently, Judge Charles D. Gill wrote an editorial for the Hartford Courant in which he attempts to outline the strengths of Connecticut’s Judicial Branch in presiding over domestic violence cases. However, Judge Gill’s essay actually provides a compelling snapshot of limitations that serve to constrict policy and practice related to helping victims of domestic violence stay safe.
by Suzanne Bates | October 9, 2015 10:00am
by Susan Bigelow | October 9, 2015 8:00am
by Terry Cowgill | October 9, 2015 5:30am
Of the 126 acts of legislation that went into effect in Connecticut on Oct. 1, one of them (An Act Concerning Alcoholic Liquor) contains nine different provisions. Most are common sense measures such as allowing package stores to sell cigars and setting guidelines that permit micro breweries to peddle their wares at farmers markets.