November 19, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 19, 2015 4:43pm
By the end of the day Thursday, both House and Senate Democrats who proposed suspending Connecticut’s landmark public financing system in 2016, had withdrawn their proposals.
November 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 9, 2015 5:30am
In a data-driven assessment of state government accountability and transparency, Connecticut received a C minus from the Center for Public Integrity.
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.
September 24, 2015
by Ellen Andrews | September 24, 2015 11:13am
September 17, 2015
by Barth Keck | September 17, 2015 4:30am
Civil disobedience has been making news lately, thanks to Kim Davis, the county clerk from Kentucky recently jailed after denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
September 14, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | September 14, 2015 11:15am
A group of government watchdog organizations called upon the House Committee on Ethics last month to release a report on free trips to Azerbaijan taken by 10 members of Congress in 2013. They might have to wait a while on that request. The Ethics Committee has no meetings scheduled and only a single bill for consideration.
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September 1, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2015 9:53pm
The federal prosecutor who won the conviction of former Gov. John G. Rowland and two political aides working for Chris Donovan’s failed 2012 congressional bid is leaving the U.S. Attorney’s office for private practice.
August 28, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | August 28, 2015 7:00am
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 14, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 14, 2015 4:30am
August 13, 2015
by Staff Report | August 13, 2015 11:38am
Connecticut’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty “no longer serves any legitimate penological purpose,” violates the state constitution, and should be abolished for the 11 men who remain on death row.