May 19, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 19, 2015 5:30am
Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation appear to have taken up legislation to stem the tide of gun violence as a group cause. That’s not to say that other issues have not been taken up by our representatives in Washington — Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District, for example, has been a powerful advocate for food safety, among other causes — but when it comes to gun violence, there appears to be almost coordinated effort.
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April 24, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | April 24, 2015 9:45am
Connecticut’s Sen. Christopher Murphy proposed a resolution this week that would compel the U.S. Supreme Court to adopt a code of ethics, knowing full well that the chances of such a resolution making it to the president’s desk are slim to none.
April 23, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2015 5:30am
April 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2015 5:30am
April 15, 2015
by Cara Rosner | April 15, 2015 6:09pm
Proponents told members of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee on Wednesday that bringing keno to Connecticut is essential to keeping the state’s lottery competitive with other states’, while opponents decried the game as a short-sighted and ill-advised way to generate revenue.
April 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 8:22pm
April 3, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | April 3, 2015 5:30am
When Gov. Dan Malloy and the Democratic-controlled General Assembly decided in 2011 to consolidate several agencies, including three of the largest autonomous watchdog units, and essentially put them under his control, he was met with cries of well-earned protest from open-government advocates.
March 31, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 31, 2015 12:02pm
March 30, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 30, 2015 12:11pm
March 25, 2015
by Timothy Herbst | March 25, 2015 3:00pm
Connecticut residents have weathered their fair share of corruption in government, and as a result hold a certain amount of healthy skepticism for those who hold public office. This is why I am deeply troubled by efforts being undertaken by some elected officials in Bridgeport and Hartford to obfuscate legislation that would prevent a privileged few from financially benefiting from their elected office.