| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:15 PM
— Labor leaders and a community advocacy group on Tuesday praised the state's conditions on a deal between the nonprofit Waterbury Hospital and a for-profit Texas hospital chain that wants to buy it.
However, the conditions could change before the...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:06 PM
WETHERSFIELD -- The town council approved a new union contract Monday in the wake of a ruling by the town attorney that Democrats had no conflict of interest in voting on the agreement.
The vote was delayed two weeks after minority Republicans asked...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It was one of the biggest shopping days of the year. But when Luzerne County employees awoke Friday morning, they found their paychecks had not been deposited into their bank accounts as promised, a lapse a union boss called “atrocious.”...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:19 PM
For Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner and other politicians looking to the courts for guidance on how to legally reduce a worst-in-the-nation public pension debt that threatens to hamstring Illinois' economy and government, Sangamon County Circuit Judge John Belz...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:41 PM
WETHERSFIELD — The town council tabled action on a new union contract Monday to obtain a legal ruling on a Republican charge that a conflict of interest prohibits Democrats from voting on the agreement.
At issue is $1,500 in donations made in...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:51 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered a statewide hiring freeze and will soon announce spending cuts as he looks to close a projected budget deficit for the current fiscal year.
In a memo sent Wednesday to state agency leaders, Malloy's...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 2:06 PM
With Maryland's long campaign for governor now over, the unexpected election of Republican businessman Larry Hogan has given rise to an intense new campaign now just beginning: the jockeying among advocates and interest groups for attention, jobs and...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Campaign spending in the dead-heat Connecticut governor's race continued at a feverish pace this week and has now gone past the $25 million mark.
Republican business executive Tom Foley reported that his campaign had spent $1.67 million in one week,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:30 PM
HARTFORD — Campaign spending in the dead-heat Connecticut governor's race accelerated to a feverish pace this week and has now blown past the $25 million mark.
Republican business executive Tom Foley reported that his campaign had spent $1.67...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Republican Timothy Herbst says that state Treasurer Denise Nappier did not tell the truth when she said that she never overruled an advisory council on an investment decision.
The official minutes of the state's Investment Advisory Council show that the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Republican board of directors member Mark Tweedie and state Rep. Joe Diminico, D-Manchester, both say the economy and jobs are priorities as the two once again face off.
Diminico defeated Tweedie in 2012 to represent the 13th House District, which...