| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:17 PM
HARTFORD — Opening an election-year legislative session in which the state faces a projected budget surplus, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for modest tax relief and investments in education, jobs and social services that he said will help...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:47 PM
New England, we have a problem. It's not just Connecticut suffering from economic troubles.
Much of the region is falling into long-term economic stagnation. We are losing jobs, income and population — particularly young adults — to other...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Energy costs in New England are too high in large part because there isn't enough transmission capacity to get electricity, natural gas and developing renewable energy sources such as hydro from there to here efficiently.
The burdensome energy costs...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Did you miss the anniversary last month?
That’s OK. So did President Obama.
It was the one-year anniversary of Rocco Landesman announcing his resignation as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
It’s been 13 months now and...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:10 PM
After circling each other for days, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Texas Gov. Rick Perry clashed Wednesday in a nationally televised debate that was focused on state economic policy but tied closely to presidential politics.
The state leaders —...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
For a rough-and-tumble political town, the New Britain mayoral election this year seems much less raucous than usual. That may bode well for incumbent Democrat Tim O'Brien.
Mr. O'Brien, 45, is seeking a second term. He is opposed by Republican Erin...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:15 AM
In Bridgeport, the "B:Hive" just started up a couple of months back. In Manchester, "Axis901" got rolling this spring as well. Stamford opened its "Innovation Center" more than a year ago, while down in New Haven "The Grove" has been grooving along...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:57 PM
It's a summer news quiz!
1. Although he has been coy about whether he will run for governor, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton recently said he could do whose job?
a. The guy who towels the sweat off Bob Dylan's brow at concerts.
b. The guy inside the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:20 AM
When Anthony Weiner continued to flaunt his dong across the Internet after a sexting scandal cost him everything, he didn't just betray his long-suffering wife (again). He also laid a blow to all of us sex-positive people who rushed to his defense when he...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Newtown did not change everything in Connecticut public life. The slaughter of 26 innocents at the Sandy Hook School has not caused Democratic and Working Families Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to shed his expensive addiction to corporate welfare. Last week,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:46 AM
WINDSOR — Amazon has withdrawn its request for tax abatements and reduced building permit fees, causing confusion over the company's intentions to build a 1.5 million-square-foot distribution center on Day Hill Road expected to produce 300 jobs....