December 21, 2014
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March 26, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 26, 2015 5:30am
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.
March 23, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 23, 2015 8:58pm
Arguing that the Republican-proposed budget targets the middle class, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., stopped by Connecticut’s capitol Monday to decry what he said was a “disingenuous and deceptive” federal funding plan that “engages in gimmicks and magic asterisks.”
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by Shawn Lang | March 23, 2015 4:20pm
Between 2009 and 2014, there were more than 2,000 accidental and unintentional opioid involved deaths that occurred in 150 of Connecticut’s 169 cities and towns. Nationwide, 18- to 24-year-olds are more likely to die from drug overdoses, primarily from prescription pain relievers, than from motor vehicle accidents.
March 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 20, 2015 3:28pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday afternoon nominated Katharine L. Wade, a former Cigna Corp. executive and daughter-in-law of a top Democratic Party fundraiser, to be insurance commissioner.
by Gail Lavielle | March 20, 2015 12:07am
How would you feel if a group of people who lived elsewhere in the state and whom no one had elected were to take over certain planning and zoning functions in your town or city and unilaterally make critical decisions about entire neighborhoods – like who could own property there, and what they could do with it?
March 19, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | March 19, 2015 6:12pm
House Speaker Brendan Sharkey wants to change a state law that restricts local school districts from decreasing their spending — regardless of enrollment decreases — in order to receive the same amount of state funding.
March 17, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | March 17, 2015 4:49pm
March 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 3:54pm
Proponents of a controversial bill permitting doctors help terminally ill patients end their lives are hoping modifications to last year’s proposal, a change of venue, and national awareness of the issue will help get the bill passed.