(Updated 3:44 p.m.) Former House Republican Chief of Staff George Gallo was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison Thursday in federal court in Hartford for steering Republican candidates to a direct mail company in Florida in exchange for kickbacks.
August 27, 2015
February 26, 2015
Our society accepts the sad fact that in our free-market democracy, money influences politicians.
October 24, 2013
Former East Hampton state Rep. Gail Hamm, an attorney who served in the legislature for 14 years before her retirement, has died.
October 7, 2013
(Updated 4:46 p.m.) Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is lauding a judge’s order permitting a minor political party’s candidates to appear on the ballot in Westport and East Hampton’s municipal election despite their failure to comply with state election law.
February 28, 2012
Amy Farrior, a first-grade teacher in Marlborough, was excited at first when she heard Gov. Dannel P. Malloy calling 2012 the year for education reform. But then she heard the governor’s remarks on tenure, and how he suggests teachers can earn it. “Basically the only thing you have to do is show up,” he said.
Farrior says she was shocked.