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  • Sen. Murphy Says Senate Intelligence Committee Report Detailing CIA Torture Shows Need for More Robust Oversight from Congress

    Sen. Murphy Says Senate Intelligence Committee Report Detailing CIA Torture Shows Need for More Robust Oversight from Congress
    U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy released a statement Tuesday after the release of a new report detailing the brutal and stomach-churning interrogation methods used by the Central Intelligence Agency against terrorism suspects in the aftermath of the Sept. 11...
  • Coltsville National Park Just A Vote Away In Senate

    Coltsville National Park Just A Vote Away In Senate
    We have been teased on Coltsville before, so let's not get hopes too high. But there's reason for cautious optimism. We speak of the long-running effort to win national historic park designation for the great 19th-century industrial village in Hartford'...
  • For Sen. Chris Murphy, It Was A Good Day To Do #26acts Of Kindness

    For Sen. Chris Murphy, It Was A Good Day To Do #26acts Of Kindness
    U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy made good use of his time back in his home state Friday by committing 26 random acts of kindness.  As of about 1:30 p.m., Murphy had donated several coats to Goodwill, bought coffee for people behind him at Dunkin Donuts, fed...
  • Hartford's Coltsville Moves Closer To National Park Status

     Hartford's Coltsville Moves Closer To National Park Status
    Legislation that would allow for the creation of a Coltsville National Park passed the House of Representatives on Thursday as part of the federal defense bill. The bill would allow for the establishment of a new unit within the National Park Service at...
  • After Election Debacle, Future Of Registrars Debated

    After Election Debacle, Future Of Registrars Debated
    Strong criticism of Hartford's registrars of voters after Election Day, coming from a U.S. senator and Superior Court judge among others, is prompting state officials and legislators to consider giving the Secretary of the State's office more oversight...
  • Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech

    Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech
    Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration. Sen. Richard Blumenthal: President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
  • Hartford Students Back From African Peace Trip With Life Lessons — And No Ebola

    Hartford Students Back From African Peace Trip With Life Lessons — And No Ebola
    Kindness and the power of forgiveness were among the biggest lessons that six Hartford students brought back from their recent school trip to South Africa — principles promptly put to the test upon their return to Hartford Public High School, they...
  • Services are available to Connecticut's job seekers

    There are services available to the unemployed and underemployed in the state of Connecticut, but they need to know about them in order to benefit from them. According to Sandy Rodriguez, communications director for Capital Workforce Partners (CWP),...
  • Candidates Crisscross the State in Final Push To Election

    Candidates Crisscross the State in Final Push To Election
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley raced across the state Monday at a breakneck pace as they tried to reach as many voters as possible and grab any advantage in a dead-heat governor’s race that will be decided by Tuesday’s...
  • Esty Beats Greenberg In 5th Congressional District

    Esty Beats Greenberg In 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Congressional District
    Incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a second term in the 5th Congressional District on Tuesday, as Republican challenger Mark Greenberg conceded defeat. Greenberg told supporters about 10:20 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury that before all...
  • Prime Time Came, State Republicans Not Ready

    Prime Time Came, State Republicans Not Ready
    I spent more than three hours on Election Night sitting next to Mark Boughton, the Republican mayor of Danbury, the 2010 running mate of Tom Foley and a candidate for this year's Republican gubernatorial nomination. It was my idea to invite him to...