March 5, 2014
by Staff Report | March 5, 2014 6:01pm
Below are President Barack Obama’s remarks at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain today. They were transcribed by the White House.
by Hugh McQuaid | March 5, 2014 5:09pm
NEW BRITAIN — President Barack Obama is unlikely to get a hike in the minimum wage through Congress, but he encouraged states and businesses to take the lead during a half-hour speech Wednesday at Central Connecticut State University.
March 2, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2014 4:30pm
February 28, 2014
by Susan Bigelow | February 28, 2014 9:12am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been making a splash on the national stage this past week, fueling speculation that he has his eye on something beyond Connecticut. At the very least, he’s putting himself in good position for help from national Democrats for his re-election campaign this fall.
February 25, 2014
by Christine Stuart | February 25, 2014 6:30am
It only took a few hours before Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo was using C-Span footage of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy calling Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal’s comments about raising the minimum wage “insane” in a fundraising email.
Tags: Bobby Jindal, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, White House, dh
February 13, 2014
by Christine Stuart | February 13, 2014 7:12pm
February 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | February 10, 2014 5:38pm
January 8, 2014
by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2014 6:30am
The U.S. Senate may have secured the necessary support to move forward with a vote on a three-month extension of unemployment benefits, but it still needs to reach agreement with Republicans and find $6.5 billion to pay for it.
November 22, 2013
by Heath W. Fahle | November 22, 2013 5:29pm
One might think that the most important days in the history of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, would already be in the past. The law certainly has already had highs and lows.
Tags: health care, heath w. fahle, ACA, obamacare, connecticut, Kathleen Sebelius, dh
November 21, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 21, 2013 6:30am
Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi emerged Wednesday from a 50-minute meeting with President Barack Obama convinced that the president wasn’t trying to persuade him or his colleagues to let canceled insurance plans back into the marketplace.