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  • Pelto Upset With DeLauro's Call For Getting Out of Race

    Plenty of Connecticut Democrats are upset that former state legislator Jonathan Pelto is seeking a spot on the gubernatorial ballot to challenge Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. But few have gone as far as U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro of New Haven, who says...
  • Goodell defends two-game suspension of Rice

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds Senate letter Goodell defends two-game suspension of Rice CANTON, Ohio -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell defended the league's two-game suspension of Ray Rice on Friday, commenting publicly for the first time since...
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center Receives Grant To Raise Awareness About Dangers Of Kids in Hot Cars

    HARTFORD - Leaving a child alone in a car is unforgivable abuse, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday at the launch of a public awareness campaign called "Look Before You Lock." Blumenthal emphasized the fact that children dying in cars is preventable and...
  • Republican Gubernatorial Candidate McKinney Backs Internet Sales Tax

    STAMFORD - Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney says he supports national efforts to tax internet sales, backing a fix that has been considered in Congress repeatedly but never garnered the support to pass. McKinney, the state senate...
  • State Roads Need More Than Federal Fiscal Patch

    State Roads Need More Than Federal Fiscal Patch
    This comes as no surprise to anyone who has to drive on Farmington Avenue in Hartford, but Connecticut's roads are in rough shape. According to a report released Monday by the White House, 41 percent of the state's roads are in poor condition, which...
  • Members of Congress call for Putin to halt intervention in Ukraine

    Temporarily setting aside the usual partisan sniping, lawmakers in Congress turned their sights Friday on Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling on Moscow to end the separatist conflict in the aftermath of the Malaysian jetliner disaster. Rep. Ed...
  • A temporary patch [Editorial]

    A temporary patch  [Editorial]
    In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...
  • Senators call for 12-cent gas-tax increase to replenish highway fund

    As Congress works to approve a short-term infusion of cash to prevent a halt in highway and road construction projects this summer, a pair of senators called Wednesday for raising national fuel taxes by 12 cents a gallon over the next two years as part of...
  • Key Vacancies in Bristol, New Britain Races

    As both parties maneuver for advantage in the General Assembly in the November elections, the New Britain and Bristol ballots have two key vacancies. The Democratic candidate in Senate District 31 and the Republican in Senate District 6 are out of the...
  • To repair the Highway Trust Fund, raise the fuel tax

    In 1993, Bill Clinton was president, "Seinfeld" was on TV and a cellphone was the size of a brick. It was also the last time Congress raised the federal gasoline tax, which pays for roads, bridges and public transit. Over two decades, the cost of building...
  • Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves Of Hartford Fought In Korea With 'Borinqueneers'

    Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves Of Hartford Fought In Korea With 'Borinqueneers'
    While fighting in Korea, Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves and other members of the 65th Infantry Regiment were known as Los Diablos de la MontaƱa, or Devils of the Mountain, for their ability to fling their enemies' grenades back at them before they detonated....