February 20, 2017
by Sal Luciano | February 20, 2017 10:00pm
Back in the heyday of the Tea Party, the “12 cookies” joke made the rounds. It went like this:
A CEO, a Tea Party member and public employee sit at a table, with 12 cookies on a plate. The CEO grabs 11 cookies and tells the Tea Party member, “You better watch him. He wants your cookie.”
February 24, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 24, 2017 3:52pm
HARTFORD, CT — Car wash owners at a public hearing Friday asked that the sales tax on their work be repealed, stating that their businesses are one of the first things people go without during tough financial times.
February 22, 2017
by Jack Kramer | February 22, 2017 11:30am
February 16, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 16, 2017 3:42pm
HARTFORD, CT—He wouldn’t handicap the chances of the General Assembly approving an increase in the minimum wage this year, but Senate President Martin Looney, D-New Haven, said he wouldn’t give up the fight because “it’s the right thing to do.”
February 3, 2017
by Susan Bigelow | February 3, 2017 10:00am
These days, I feel like going to a casino and blowing my paycheck on a greasy slot machine. I want to be at a blackjack table surrounded by bitter high school teachers with voices like sandpaper and comp tickets to Dawson’s Creek on Ice. My luck’s gotta turn at some point, right?
by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2017 5:30am
January 31, 2017
by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | January 31, 2017 12:01pm
January 27, 2017
by Kristi Allen | January 27, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Fast food employees rallied in Hartford against President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, while lawmakers met at the state Capitol to push for a $15 minimum wage in the new legislative session.
January 26, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 26, 2017 5:30am
GUILFORD - One of the highly anticipated dialogues of the 2017 legislative session is a conversation about whether Connecticut will join the growing list of states to legalize recreational marijuana.
January 24, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 24, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — The governor will be asking for $5 million in state funding to assist homeowners in 24 towns in northeastern Connecticut whose homes may be crumbling because of a mineral that causes foundations to deteriorate.