| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:54 PM
Cheer up, Porcupine. I've seen worse polls. On the other hand, when you're substantially less popular than assisted suicide, maybe it's time to take stock.
A Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday showed that more voters disapprove of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:48 PM
Two of the state's top Democratic officials - state Treasurer Denise Nappier and budget director Ben Barnes - are clashing in an exchange of public letters over estimates of cost savings by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The exchange began when Nappier sent a...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:30 AM
NEW BRITAIN - State Treasurer Denise Nappier is promoting this year's CHET Dream Big competition, which is open to youngsters from kindergarten to grade eight.
Schools and students across Connecticut can participate in the drawing and essay contest....
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:13 PM
As state treasurer, I am charged with managing the state's bonding programs in a manner that minimizes the cost of the borrowing we undertake. And where there are opportunities to get more bang for our buck, so to speak, then I will fight for it. I am...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 5:55 AM
The Connecticut Convention Center ballroom will be awash in groupings of soft-hued creamy Butterscotch, Turk Blue and Fern Green linen-topped tables. The dais, backed by an up-lighted pale gray drape, will be lush with a bank of potted mountain laurel...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:55 PM
HARTFORD — It may have been frigid outside, but inside the Connecticut Convention Center it was red hot with sequined ball gowns, snappy tuxedos, party politics and more as Connecticut capped off Inauguration Day with the traditional First Company...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
In 2012, the Hartford-based financial services firm Smith Whiley & Company got $350,000 in state economic-development aid under an agreement to maintain its payroll of 12 full-time jobs and increase it to 15 by this year.
But instead of adding three...
| Dec 19, 2014
For children who receive one toy, one video game, one ugly sweater or one wrong-size outfit too many each holiday season, maybe it's time to consider a gift that could some day shape their life.
Sock some money away toward their college education into...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:39 PM
HARTFORD — Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session to be convened by Dec. 15 to start solving the state's budget problems.
The two new Republican leaders, Sen. Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Denise Nappier, a Democrat, has been a good state treasurer these past 16 years. But the state needs more than a good manager in this job.
Connecticut needs a champion of fiscal responsibility who will sound the alarm about a dangerously underfunded...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:24 PM
With sole authority over the state's $29.7 billion pension fund, the state treasurer wields enormous power and responsibilities for state retirees and their beneficiaries.
Democratic Treasurer Denise Nappier has overseen the pension fund for the past 16...