November 27, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 27, 2013 10:43am
September 17, 2013
by Emily Boushee | September 17, 2013 11:00am
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal used a tour of a West Hartford electrical equipment manufacturer Monday to highlight an energy bill that would save consumers $13.7 billion annually and create 164,000 jobs by 2030. But, like most things in Washington, it’s caught up in the partisan gridlock that has become commonplace.
Tags: Richard Blumenthal, legrand, Emily Boushee, energy policy, dh
September 2, 2013
by CTNewsjunkie Staff | September 2, 2013 9:58pm
An overflow crowd flooded the community room at West Hartford Town Hall on Monday for a forum scheduled by U.S. Rep. John Larson, who wanted to discuss the possibility of a military intervention by the U.S. in the ongoing civil war in Syria.
August 26, 2013
by Christine Stuart | August 26, 2013 1:03pm
August 1, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | August 1, 2013 9:58am
(Updated 3:26 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday his appointment of Sarah Eagan, a project director at Hartford’s Center for Children’s Advocacy, as the state’s new Child Advocate.
April 8, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid & Christine Stuart | April 8, 2013 6:22pm
March 14, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | March 14, 2013 11:41am
Colt Manufacturing emptied its West Hartford plant for a brief show of force at the state Capitol Thursday morning. Ten busloads of the plant’s employees flooded the Legislative Office Building, appealing to lawmakers to save their jobs.
March 7, 2013
by Christine Stuart | March 7, 2013 12:44pm
January 30, 2013
by Christine Stuart | January 30, 2013 4:55pm
A day after one of their colleagues was criticized for using social media to communicate with her constituents on Facebook during a 17-hour hearing on gun control, a group of lawmakers and staffers gathered at the Legislative Office Building to learn about how to better communicate with their constituents on social media.
Tags: Beth Bye, Facebook, Bob Duff, Julie Germany, Katie Harbath, Twitter, guns, dh
December 24, 2012
by Christine Stuart | December 24, 2012 5:29am
Not all of the more than 100 residents who attended U.S. Rep. John B. Larson’s forum Sunday on violence prevention agreed with his desire to reinstate a nationwide ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines. But most of them did.