April 13, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 13, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — The indictment of a former Vernon man charged with scheming to secure funding for a fake pocket pita company may give new momentum to legislation that would toughen oversight of state tax credits and economic incentives.
February 12, 2017
by Jim Fleming | February 12, 2017 11:00pm
The fusion of technology and innovation in our automobiles have given consumers options and features beyond their wildest dreams. However, with such innovation, there can be great risks to the safety and protection of consumers. When marketing these features, auto manufacturers must be careful to ensure they are not deceptively placing profits over the protection of their consumers.
February 3, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2017 6:30am
December 6, 2016
by Cara Rosner | December 6, 2016 6:30am
A program intended to make it easier for Connecticut residents to recycle old mattresses diverted 150,000 mattresses from landfills in its first year, according to the nonprofit running it.
September 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 20, 2016 11:57pm
The General Assembly will be asked to return to Hartford in the next few weeks to vote on a $220 million deal to ensure Lockheed Martin keeps Sikorsky headquarters in Connecticut for more than a decade.
June 13, 2016
by Max Moran | June 13, 2016 9:30am
Harkening back to his days as attorney general, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is joining other other Senators in sponsoring legislation that would protect children from falling furniture.
May 6, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | May 6, 2016 5:30am
We’ve heard it before and, at the risk of sounding as old as I am (pushing 60), I’d even venture to say it sounds like a broken record: Connecticut is not friendly to business.
April 30, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 3:59pm
Unable to find a compromise, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, gave up on legislation that would have allowed electric car manufacturers like Tesla to sell directly to customers in Connecticut.
March 11, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2016 3:33pm
Clean water advocates packed a legislative hearing room Friday to support legislation that would eliminate a discount a regional water authority gave to a bottling company with plans to set up shop in Bloomfield.
January 22, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | January 22, 2016 12:00pm
“I began my tenure as a mainstream Republican in the early days of the Reagan presidency. By the end of my career I considered myself a resolute nonpartisan, and increasingly viewed all political ideologies as mental and emotional crutches, or substitute religions: for leaders, a means of manipulating attitudes and behaviors; for the rank and files, a lazy surrogate for problem solving and a way of fulfilling the craving to belong to something bigger than oneself.”