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July 27, 2017

OP-ED | Enough. Trump Must Go.

by Susan Bigelow | July 27, 2017 5:30pm

It’s hard to know what to write after this awful, strange, demoralizing and frightening week. It would be easier if it were more than just one in a seemingly endless series of weeks like this. I’m exhausted. Don’t you feel it, too, this bitter, dragging exhaustion?

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Lawmakers Could Change Labor Contract, But Constitutional Hurdles Exist

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2017 3:08pm

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT —  Attorney General George Jepsen opined Thursday that there may be certain circumstances that would allow the General Assembly to change existing labor contracts, but altering the contracts could be unconstitutional.

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Attention Turns To Three Senators Still on the Fence

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2017 11:30am

Courtesy of Senate Democrats HARTFORD, CT — It’s a full court press and the targets are three Democratic Senators.

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July 26, 2017

Environmentalists Critical of Slow March Toward Renewable Energy

by Jack Kramer | July 26, 2017 5:52pm

Shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s long overdue draft of its comprehensive energy strategy didn’t go as far as some environmentalists would like.

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Malloy Responds To Trump Declaration Regarding Transgender People In The Military

by Christine Stuart | July 26, 2017 1:54pm

Courtesy of the governor's staff Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is doing everything within his power to ensure Connecticut’s military doesn’t discriminate against gender identity or expression by signing an executive order reinforcing the state’s nondiscrimination policies.

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Disability Advocates Accept Their Punishment in Court, Continue Push for ‘Moral’ Budget

by Christine Stuart | July 26, 2017 1:04pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Press conferences, rallies, and public testimony weren’t conveying the right message to state lawmakers or Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, so they tried something different and got arrested. 

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Connecticut’s Elected Officials Vow Fight Over Senate Health Votes

by Christine Stuart | July 26, 2017 5:30am

CTNewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — It almost goes without saying that Connecticut’s elected officials panned the U.S. Senate vote to move forward with a debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act.

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July 25, 2017

McCain’s Complete Remarks Upon Returning to the U.S. Senate

by Staff Report | July 25, 2017 10:34pm

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House Sends Tribal Compacts To Senate

by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2017 1:47pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — With little fanfare, the House of Representatives approved amendments to the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal-state compacts to allow for the joint operation of a gaming facility in East Windsor Monday.

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Malloy Asks Regulators To Review Millstone, But Owners Say It Doesn’t Change Assessment

by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2017 1:02pm

Courtesy of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is using his executive authority to ask state energy regulators to review the viability of the Millstone Nuclear Power Station in Waterford.

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