| Dec 13, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Congress gave final approval to a $1.1-trillion spending bill to keep the government from shutting down, but not without a last-minute hitch when Republican Sen. Ted Cruz forced a rare Saturday session, defying party leaders’ efforts for smooth...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Andrew Doba is leaving as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's chief spokesman, and a top campaign aide will be taking over the duties.
Doba will be departing early next year after the gubernatorial inauguration, and he is being replaced by Mark Bergman, a...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:36 PM
HARTFORD - Andrew Doba is leaving as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's chief spokesman, and a top campaign aide will be taking over the duties.
Doba will be departing early next year after the gubernatorial inauguration. He is being replaced by Mark Bergman, a...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:40 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:37 AM
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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:49 PM
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'...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:03 AM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:52 PM
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,...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:33 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Elizabeth Esty was in the right place at the right time. In early 2012, she was challenging House Speaker Christopher Donovan for the Democratic nomination for the 5th Congressional District seat. Mr. Donovan was better known and was attracting more money...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:52 PM
A federal safety agency reported Tuesday that operational blunders and lax policies at Metro-North were at least partly to blame for the crashes that killed two workers and four passengers and injured 126 riders last year and this spring.