| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:47 PM
In the mind of most any longtime Connecticut resident, Stamford is not one of the Big Three. Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport, the old-line, core New England cities, all are anchors for suburban towns that grew up in the post-World War II era, and all...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Dannel P. Malloy came into office as governor two years ago saying he's committed to "open and transparent" government, but recent events have put that assertion in question.
"Transparent" and "transparency" are the words that leaders use these days...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Stockton is one of California's larger cities. Nearly a year ago, its city council voted to file for bankruptcy. This is the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in the nation's history. Bridgeport, however, is in worse financial condition that Stockton...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
If you think democracy is stagnating, come to New Haven. You will find it alive and well.
Mayor John DeStefano Jr. is stepping down, and thus far seven of Mr. DeStefano's fellow Democrats are seeking the party's nomination to succeed him. The number...
| 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 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...