August 28, 2015
by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | August 28, 2015 9:00am
Why is our political system so shortsighted? On so many issues, from global warming to fiscal responsibility, our government seems focused on short-term benefits, while it ignores long-term consequences. Our infrastructure is falling apart, our schools are underfunded, and all the while special interests make out like bandits. Why?
by Suzanne Bates | August 28, 2015 8:00am
During Gov. Dannel Malloy’s trip to New Hampshire this week on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, one of his jobs was to convince Granite State voters that Clinton’s email scandal was overblown.
August 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2015 2:35pm
(Updated 3:44 p.m.) Former House Republican Chief of Staff George Gallo was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison Thursday in federal court in Hartford for steering Republican candidates to a direct mail company in Florida in exchange for kickbacks.
August 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 6, 2015 5:30am
August 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 5, 2015 5:30am
The Connecticut Democratic Party is trying a different approach to avoid complying with a subpoena issued by state election regulators by asking a court to end the State Election Enforcement’s investigation into a mailings sent during the 2014 campaign.
July 21, 2015
by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | July 21, 2015 10:29am
The first debate of the 2016 presidential election is just weeks away, and I for one am looking forward to it.
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July 8, 2015
by Luke Foster | July 8, 2015 12:05am
WINDSOR — While counting prisoners as residents of the town where they are incarcerated instead of where they live can cause problems with governmental representation, it is a problem that can be fixed, a prison reform advocate said Tuesday.
July 6, 2015
by Luke Foster | July 6, 2015 5:30am
Counting prisoners as residents of the city where they are incarcerated instead of where they actually live creates inaccurate legislative representation, and one organization is trying to raise awareness of the issue in Connecticut.
June 26, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | June 26, 2015 5:30am
Change. It’s one of those words when uttered in a political context conjures up images of a cynical office seeker looking to exploit a malaise that might or might not be based in reality.
June 12, 2015
by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | June 12, 2015 1:30pm
Connecticut’s political system is broken. To understand why, we need to look at the way most American elections are structured.