There is no statewide primary in Connecticut this year, but there are 16 Democratic and Republican primaries coming up on Aug. 9, including 12 legislative primaries, two for probate judge, and two registrar of voters.
July 25, 2016
July 8, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | Jul 8, 2016 9:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Local Politics | Opinion | Bridgeport | Bristol | Hamden | Litchfield | New London | Stamford | West Haven | Winsted
I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.
June 8, 2016
Hamden’s Josh Elliott has already proven that he doesn’t mind bucking conventional politics.
May 15, 2016
Speaker Brendan Sharkey will not seek re-election to the House next year, making him the 22nd lawmaker and the most powerful to opt out of seeking another term in 2016.
February 12, 2016
President Barack Obama, at the urging of U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, is seeking $1 million for a federal investigation into the safety of artificial turf fields and playgrounds.
January 25, 2016
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy shuffled the deck Monday and asked Deputy Labor Commissioner Dennis Murphy to help manage the Department of Motor Vehicles until he can make a permanent selection.
September 9, 2015
Union leaders are stepping up efforts to put pressure on the administration of Gov. Dannel Malloy to rescind 95 layoffs of state Department of Labor employees scheduled to take place at the end of the month.
August 14, 2015
The new chairman of the Connecticut Republican Party isn’t wasting any time going to war with the Democratic majority.
August 12, 2015
When most people think about the reasons behind high school suspensions, they recall a variety of circumstances — a fight broke out in the hallway, a school prankster got caught in the act, someone vandalized the school cafeteria.
July 9, 2015
A bill touted by House Speaker Brendan Sharkey that would put student housing and new medical facilities acquired by large hospital networks on the tax rolls for the first time was one of the many concepts buried in a special session budget bill last week.