May 23, 2013
by Jacqueline Wattles | May 23, 2013 3:34pm
May 21, 2013
by Jacqueline Wattles | May 21, 2013 8:10pm
Connecticut business owners, legislators, farmers, and residents rallied outside the capitol Tuesday morning to press state legislators to move on a bill that would require labels on genetically modified foods.
by Christine Stuart | May 21, 2013 12:25pm
Instead of eliminating the statewide property tax on 90 percent of motor vehicles like Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed in February, a bipartisan commission created by House Speaker Brendan Sharkey is looking at setting a statewide mill rate for property taxes on vehicles.
Tags: motor vehicle, taxes, municipalities, Brendan Sharkey, Jeffrey Berger, dh
by Christine Stuart | May 21, 2013 12:10am
Lauded as a conservative hero for taking on the public employee unions in Wisconsin in 2010-11, Gov. Scott Walker reminded Connecticut Republicans on Monday that it’s possible to turn a blue state red.
Tags: Scott Walker, John McKinney, Tom Foley, Stamford, Larry Dorman, unions, Koch Brothers, dh
May 20, 2013
by Jacqueline Wattles | May 20, 2013 4:38pm
by CTNewsjunkie Staff | May 20, 2013 3:24pm
State Child Advocate Jamey Bell announced Monday in a letter to Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Chief of State Mark Ojakian that she will be leaving to become the executive director of Greater Hartford Legal Aid.
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2013 5:30am
An associate political science professor from the University of Hartford said Sunday that there is less cynicism among voters now than there was before Connecticut created its landmark public financing system.
May 17, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | May 17, 2013 5:49pm
NEW HAVEN — A federal witness testified Friday that the fundraising pressure was mounting last April as former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign headed into the last filing deadline before the Democratic convention.
May 16, 2013
by CTNewsjunkie Staff | May 16, 2013 7:59pm
The veracity of testimony from Harry ‘Ray’ Soucy, the former correction-officer-turned-FBI-informant, was called into question this week when details of how he attempted to give House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero $5,000 in illegal contributions were discussed in court.
May 15, 2013
by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2013 5:58pm
NEW HAVEN — The former correction officer who was described as a “creep” and “diabolical” by a defense attorney earlier this week took the stand Wednesday and detailed a scheme to bribe Connecticut lawmakers.