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  • Sen. Fasano Asks For Meeting To Discuss 'Problems' At Health Exchange

    State Sen. Leonard Fasano is asking for a summer meeting of Connecticut's health insurance exchange to address what he said are problems that have come to light in recent weeks. Fasano, R-North Haven, sent a letter Tuesday to Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, who...
  • Full text of McAuliffe's SWaM executive order

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Executive Order 20, meant to send more contracts toward small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses, is a good deal longer and more detailed than the high points I've tried to cover here. It's pasted below. If you've got some...
  • McAuliffe shifts state contracting strategy

    McAuliffe shifts state contracting strategy
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a major new push Tuesday to get the state doing business with small firms and companies with minority or female ownership. He signed an executive order that calls for 42 percent of the spending in various executive...
  • Harding letters reveal steamy side of 29th U.S. president

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On Christmas Eve 1910, future U.S. President Warren Harding wrote his mistress Carrie Phillips a letter that began: "There are no words, at my command, sufficient to say the full extent of my love for you ... mad, tender, devoted,...
  • McAuliffe won't fight OEI decision

    McAuliffe won't fight OEI decision
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration won't fight a recent court ruling against his predecessor's school-takeover plan, which is a potential death blow for the state's Opportunity Educational Institution. McAuliffe announced the...
  • Pursuit of same-sex marriage promises to be a bumpy one

    Americans love our democracy; we want to spread it across the world. We believe in the will of the people. We love our three branches of government, and we are practically giddy electing our peers to represent our districts and our states. And every...
  • Battered by election, Indonesia's new president faces party clash

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - After winning Indonesia's closest ever presidential election, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo now faces what could be his toughest battle yet - winning over his own party. To do that, he must deal with Puan Maharani, the politically ambitious...
  • Christie Dances Around Gun Control

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to have it both ways on gun control, and he can't. He is either for sensible and lawful regulation, or he isn't. And voters should so note. Mr. Christie was in Connecticut this week to campaign for Republican...
  • Bulgarian central bank governor ready to step down

    SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's Central Bank Governor Ivan Iskrov told parliament on Tuesday he was ready to step down if it can agree on a successor first. In a letter, first reported by Reuters and then subsequently published with a statement on the...
  • Qatar emir meets Saudi king in Jeddah to discuss Gaza fighting

    RIYADH/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Jeddah on Tuesday to meet Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah for talks that focused on the situation in Gaza, according to SPA, the Saudi press agency. A Doha-based source familiar...
  • State high court nominee learned power of law as a child in Mexico

    State high court nominee learned power of law as a child in Mexico
    Mariano-Florentino Cuellar — a Mexican immigrant and Stanford administrative law professor nominated Tuesday to the California Supreme Court — says heĀ  discovered the power of the law while living with his family on the U.S. border. “...