December 3, 2013
by Christine Stuart | December 3, 2013 12:10pm
While the Democratic Party in the state of Connecticut has been aggressively raising money from individuals, PACs, and state contractors, the Republican Party seems to be struggling, according to its most recent fundraising report.
October 29, 2013
by Christine Stuart | October 29, 2013 11:37am
He joked that he didn’t campaign for the position, but Toledo Bishop Leonard P. Blair said he happened to be in Rome when he learned he was being named Archbishop of Hartford and was able to thank Pope Francis in person.
Tags: Leonard Boyle, Catholic Church, Archbishop, sex abuse, nuns, St. Thomas Seminary, dh
October 24, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | October 24, 2013 12:04pm
The governor and top legislative leaders threw their support behind a Republican request on Thursday for a legislative review of the University of Connecticut’s sexual assault policies in response to allegations raised earlier this week.
October 23, 2013
Students Object After Herbst Pushes Back Against Suggestion UConn Failed to Address Rape Allegations
by Megan Merrigan | October 23, 2013 1:35pm
(UPDATED 5:30 p.m.) University of Connecticut students spoke out against what they perceive as a campus rape culture Wednesday, saying it is time for the university’s administration and police department to stop sweeping the issue of sexual assault under the rug.
October 11, 2013
by Terry D. Cowgill | October 11, 2013 4:30am
The resignation of a high-ranking $118,000-a-year official from a state government post isn’t something you normally celebrate. But the reaction last week to the departure of a member of the Malloy administration made some officials so happy they could barely contain their glee.
September 16, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | September 16, 2013 4:30am
In recommending a prison sentence for his former campaign manager, prosecutors say the evidence makes it “plain” that former House Speaker Chris Donovan understood the scheme to trade campaign contributions for legislative influence.
August 29, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | August 29, 2013 3:30am
August 21, 2013
by CTNewsjunkie Staff | August 21, 2013 9:54pm
August 7, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | August 7, 2013 8:00am
Proving again that no bill is ever truly dead during a legislative session, the Legislative Research Office found at least 89 concepts that began life this year in one bill, only to be signed into law under another.
May 30, 2013
by WNPR | May 30, 2013 11:58am
Colin McEnroe today will address the various attempts to weaken FOI laws in Connecticut, the lack of any Howard Beale in the legislature after the revelations from evidence in the trial of Robert Braddock Jr., the fact that ALL reform efforts in the area of government and elections in Connecticut this year seem to be in the wrong direction: weakening oversight, expanding contribution opportunities, kneecapping watchdog agencies. Also, the mystifying silence of the public on these issues. Listen live from 1 to 2.
The show was titled “Connecticut’s Political Corruption Abides, But Does Anyone Care?”
Talk line is 860 275-7266. Email is Colin@wnpr.org. Twitter is @wnprcolin.
-Matt DeRienzo is the Connecticut Group Editor for 21st Century Media Company in Connecticut;
-Jon Lender is an investigative reporter for the Hartford Courant;
-Cheri Quickmire is executive director of Common Cause Connecticut;
-Brian Lockhart is a reporter for the Stamford Advocate.