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August 30, 2016

State Touts Increase In CTfastrak Ridership (w/Chart)

by Christine Stuart | August 30, 2016 2:21pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated Thursday, 2 p.m.) Ridership on the 9.4-mile dedicated busway between New Britain and Hartford has reached another milestone. According to state officials, it has carried over four million riders since its launch on March 28, 2015.

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August 24, 2016

Retailer Asks Federal Court To Weigh In On Connecticut’s Liquor Pricing

by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 5:29am

Legislative efforts to change how Connecticut regulates alcohol prices have failed over the past three years, so a national liquor retailer is trying to win its argument in federal court.

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April 26, 2016

Connecticut Primary Voters Don’t Let Rain Keep Them From The Polls

by Steve Majerus-Collins | April 26, 2016 12:49pm

Steve Majerus-Collins photo Connecticut primary voters didn’t let this morning’s cold rain keep them away from the polls.

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April 1, 2016

No Fooling: Advocates Want ‘Ban The Box’ Measure Enacted

by Steve Majerus-Collins | April 1, 2016 8:00pm

STEVE MAJERUS-COLLINS Standing outside a West Hartford sandwich shop Friday, protesters called on employers to end what they called “the foolish and discriminatory” policy of excluding people with criminal histories from getting a job.

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March 29, 2016

State Urged To Seek Cheaper, Faster, Better Broadband To Bolster Economy

by Steve Majerus-Collins | March 29, 2016 5:30am


Connecticut has the potential to become a national leader in offering the ultra-high speed Internet that many companies are looking for in an increasingly digitalized business world, according to a new state study.

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February 23, 2016

Package Stores Not Buying Malloy’s Proposal To Lower Alcohol Prices

by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 23, 2016 4:07pm

STEVE MAJERUS-COLLINS / CTNEWSJUNKIE A proposal to drive down alcohol prices in Connecticut drew sharp criticism Tuesday from distillers, distributors, and package stores.

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October 13, 2015

George Jepsen To Host Fundraiser With Bill Clinton

by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2015 12:01pm

Christine Stuart file photo Attorney General George Jepsen was busy last week cleaning his West Hartford home, where he will host former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday for a fundraiser.

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August 18, 2015

OP-ED | A Tale of Two Cities

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | August 18, 2015 5:30am

Democrats in Bristol were jubilant on the night of Nov. 6, 2001. On a ticket led by then-Mayor Frank Nicastro, the Democrats had won a clean sweep of the local races.

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March 13, 2015

Bill Would Allow Cops to Get Workers’ Comp after Witnessing a Death

by Jordan Fenster | March 13, 2015 11:00am

Christine Stuart file photo A bill that would provide workers compensation coverage for first responders in Connecticut who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder after witnessing the death of another human being took one step closer to becoming law Thursday.

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December 30, 2014

Harris Nominated To Head Consumer Protection Department

by Staff Report | December 30, 2014 5:23pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday nominated outgoing Democratic Party Executive Director Jonathan Harris to head the Department of Consumer Protection.

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