HARTFORD, CT — Score one for the Connecticut car dealers in the latest attempt to keep Tesla, an American electric car maker, from selling its vehicles directly to consumers.
May 5, 2017
January 27, 2017
“Boys will be boys.”
“Locker room talk.”
“His life will be ruined.”
“But I know him, he’s such a nice guy.”
We’ve all heard such excuses for sexual harassment and assault. Here’s a new one I’ve been hearing in recent days: “But he’s made so many contributions to the town.”
January 5, 2017
Well, we knew it wasn’t going to be a sunny, positive, or inspirational speech. The only thing to recommend Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s seventh State of the State address is that his budget speech, to be delivered next month, will be a lot worse.
December 8, 2016
Twice-defeated U.S. Senate candidate and former wrestling executive Linda McMahon was nominated Wednesday by President-elect Donald Trump to head the U.S. Small Business Administration.
November 23, 2016
In his election night speech, President-elect Donald Trump claimed, “I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all Americans, and this is so important to me.”
November 15, 2016
Two members of the state Bond Commission voted against giving AQR Capital, the second largest hedge fund in Connecticut, $35 million in incentives to expand and create jobs, but the item received support from the other eight members.
November 14, 2016
After a controversial decision earlier this year to give $22 million to the world’s largest hedge fund, Connecticut’s Bond Commission is looking to give $35 million to a Greenwich hedge fund managing $172.4 billion in assets.
October 13, 2016
It’s not easy being a Republican in Connecticut even when you’re running in a swing district known for being generous to political candidates.
October 7, 2016
The state of Connecticut during presidential campaigns sort of mirrors our reputation nationally: we’re boring. The land of steady habits hasn’t voted Republican since Greenwich native George Herbert Walker Bush was looking to succeed his boss, Ronald Reagan, in 1988. Most recently, Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney, the former governor of neighboring Massachusetts, by a whopping 17 points in 2012.
April 8, 2016
“White supremacists are voters, too.”