| 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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Random thoughts, rants and ravings on the election:
Have the Republicans finally learned their lesson? Greenwich millionaires are now 0-4 running for statewide office? Maybe next time they should endorse a self-funding millionaire from a different town?...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
HARTFORD — Incumbent Democrat Denise Nappier declared victory Wednesday afternoon in the extremely close race for state treasurer against Republican challenger Tim Herbst, issuing a statement saying she is grateful for the support that led to her...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:01 PM
HARTFORD — Smith Whiley & Co., a Connecticut financial services firm that once handled tens of millions of dollars in state pension fund investments, got a $350,000 state economic development deal in 2012 on the condition that it add jobs to its...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Republican Timothy Herbst says 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...
| 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 21, 2014
| 4:09 PM
NEW HAVEN – Gov. Dannel Malloy and a slew of other top state Democrats joined hundreds of Yale University graduate students at a rally Tuesday demanding that Yale officials recognize their union and negotiate a contract.
"I understand how hard...