| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:52 PM
The Imperial and Coachella valley’s legislative leader will now chair a Hispanic caucus task force.
Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez, D-Coachella, has been named the chairman of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators’ Business &...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The phrase "Only in Bridgeport" is usually uttered when a mayor goes to prison or an election snafu holds statewide results in limbo. It's also the title of a local-focused web site that chronicles the good, the bad and the ugly in the Park City.
| Oct 21, 2012
After a visit to the Connecticut Tool and Manufacturing plant, state Rep. Betty Boukus declared that the state government's drive to retain businesses and train young people for 21st-century manufacturing jobs is paying off.
"These are hard times, and we...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:48 PM
Waterbury isn’t the first place in Connecticut you might associate with marijuana growing. After all, it’s a conservative little city known more for political corruption than the cultivation of high-class weed.
(Both disgraced governor-...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Twenty-six years ago this month, Roma Foti's daughter, 23-year-old Nina Schack, was one of four crew members who lost their lives when the Pride of Baltimore, a replica of a 19th century sailing vessel, sank in a sudden storm in the Bermuda Triangle....
| May 22, 2012
| 8:21 AM
If you’re an out-of-state tourist visiting Connecticut and feel like catching some sun at our Hammonasset State Park beach on a summer Saturday, it’s gonna set you back a tidy $22. (That’s $9 more than a Connecticut resident will pay.)...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Bridgeport continues to challenge Waterbury as the home of the most embarrassing and bewildering politics in Connecticut. Former state Sen. Ernie Newton did last week what few in Connecticut politics have achieved: He subdued bumptious Working Families...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Proposed casinos for Massachusetts and Rhode Island are not good news for Connecticut, which has come to depend on its two casino resorts for hundreds of millions of dollars yearly in state revenues, thousands of jobs and tourists galore.
On the bright...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Exactly 25 years ago, the last time a sitting Connecticut governor visited China, Anne Evans was on the trip trying to sell recycled tires through her new Hebron firm, EER Ltd.
The trip with Gov. William A. O'Neill, and about 60 other people, launched...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:20 AM
The developers of National Harbor announced Friday they have reached an agreement with Las Vegas giant MGM Resorts International to develop a luxury casino at the proposed gambling site on the Potomac River.
Under the agreement between the Peterson Cos....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Did anyone think the governor would land in China, shake some hands, talk up Connecticut's nice products, exchange gifts and come home?
Not Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Midway through leading a small delegation of economic development officials to the world'...