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February 5, 2016

OP-ED | FOI Norwalk Style and No Violins For Shankar

by Terry Cowgill | February 5, 2016 5:30am

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Of all the issues that arise in national, state and municipal government, few of them raise my hackles like public officials who try to block access to information that should be available to the public.

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February 3, 2016

Malloy Budget Plan Aims Cuts At Living And Dead

by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 3, 2016 3:35pm

Christine Stuart photo The state is so desperate to save money that even the dead are taking a hit.

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February 2, 2016

Malloy, Wyman To Take Budget On The Road

by Christine Stuart | February 2, 2016 10:30am

Josalee Thrift file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be taking his state budget proposal on the road over the next few months, after a one-year hiatus from the tradition.

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January 27, 2016

Big Changes On The Horizon For How The State Budgets

by Christine Stuart | January 27, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo The 2016 legislative session, which opens next week, is shaping up to be a year of retrenchment.

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January 19, 2016

New Connecticut Website Encourages Residents To Report Fraud

by Cara Rosner | January 19, 2016 5:30am

The state has launched a website, FightFraud.ct.gov, to bolster its efforts to tackle fraud, waste, and abuse that cost the state money.

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January 7, 2016

DMV Commissioner Apologizes To Motorists

by Christine Stuart | January 7, 2016 4:18pm

CT-N screengrab The Department of Motor Vehicles won’t be sharing its insurance suspension information with law enforcement until it can clean up its backlog.

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December 30, 2015

New Laws to Take Effect Friday

by Christine Stuart | December 30, 2015 5:30am

Mental health parity for insurance policies, a new certification for local Registrars of Voters, new disclosure requirements for generic drugs, police body camera regulations, and various tax changes are just a few of the new laws that will go into effect Friday, Jan. 1.

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December 24, 2015

OP-ED | At Central, Inmates Run The Asylum

by Terry Cowgill | December 24, 2015 10:29am


When my conservative friends howl in outrage about state employee unions are running the asylum or the cushy life of tenured professors in the academy, I generally take it with the proverbial grain of salt. I agree that the system needs reform but for the most part, theirs is an exaggerated view of a complicated issue.

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December 14, 2015

Malloy Not Ruling Out Third Term

by Christine Stuart | December 14, 2015 2:21pm

Christine Stuart photo He only has a 32 percent approval rating, but that won’t necessarily be a factor in the decision-making process if Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy decides to run for a third term.

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December 10, 2015

Malloy Seeks To Deny Individuals on Federal ‘Watch Lists’ From Getting A Gun Permit

by Christine Stuart | December 10, 2015 1:50pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants the federal government to give him access to its “watch lists” so he can deny gun permits to individuals who are on those lists.

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