May 26, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 26, 2016 4:02pm
by Patricia Daddona | May 26, 2016 5:29am
Seventeen lawmakers are asking the state’s insurance commissioner for a fair and thorough review of two pending colossal health insurance mergers and a study on how they could affect Connecticut jobs.
May 24, 2016
by Cara Rosner | May 24, 2016 12:00pm
May 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 17, 2016 5:30am
With House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin, seeking a promotion to Speaker of the House, New Haven Rep. Toni Walker and Hartford Rep. Matthew Ritter are lining up to take over his spot as the number two person in the House of Representatives.
May 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 12, 2016 11:58pm
May 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 7, 2016 12:24pm
Connecticut Democrats gathered Saturday at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford to nominate U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal for a second term, but at an event where the outcome was inevitable the divisions in the party were visible.
April 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2016 1:43pm
Only three percent of likely Democratic primary voters told the Quinnipiac University poll last week that gun policy was the “most important issue in deciding who to support” — the economy, income inequality, and health care were the only issues to poll in the double digits.
April 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2016 2:26pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s second budget proposal released earlier this week would not only reduce education funding for 139 towns, but it would eliminate most of the money lawmakers set aside last year to reduce local property taxes.
by Terry Cowgill | April 15, 2016 5:30am
How bad have things gotten in Connecticut? Well, we are now being lectured to by one of the only states we had previously looked down upon. In a tongue-lashing editorial headlined “Failing in Connecticut,” the Providence Journal took aim at Connecticut’s state employee pension liability and the failure on the part of leaders here to adequately deal with it.
April 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 1, 2016 10:59am
It will cost the state about $2.2 million in revenue starting in 2018, but several members on the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee felt it would eliminate inequity in the current tax structure and help municipalities.