| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Ken and Megan Brislin of Emmaus were surprised when they consulted a financial planner about setting money aside to cover the special expenses of their disabled daughter's future care and education.
There was no good way to shield such funds from taxes,...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:24 AM
After governments across the country, including Chicago Public Schools, suffered devastating losses on risky bond deals during the financial crisis, Congress passed a 2010 measure setting first-ever standards for the advisers who guide government...
| 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
| 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'...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Democrat Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro won a 13th term Tuesday as U.S. representative for the 3rd Congressional District, according to unofficial results, defeating Republican James Brown, a math teacher and coach from Stratford.
DeLauro was cheered by...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Longtime Democratic incumbent John Larson, declared victory in the First Congressional District race at about 10:20 p.m, saying: "I'm always happy to have won, but I'm happier to have served."
Larson, who will return to Congress for his ninth term, said...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 1:34 PM
It's a battle of the tax returns as both Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley are charging that the other candidate is not revealing enough about his personal finances.
The state Democratic Party reissued the charge Sunday...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:11 PM
HARTFORD — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley provided reporters with access to portions of his federal tax returns Friday that showed he reported an adjusted gross income of $20,462 in 2012 and negative $65,705 in 2011.
For both those...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:19 AM
When she was 14, her father became chairman of the Republican National Committee.
When she was 15, her family moved across the country to live in Washington, where she met President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan.
When she got married in...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:07 AM
With only one month left before crucial elections, President Barack Obama will be coming to Greenwich on Tuesday for a big-ticket fundraiser at a 20-acre estate in one of the town's most upscale neighborhoods.
Ticket prices can go as high as $32,400 per...
| Oct 5, 2014
A proposed national memorial to the thousands of African Americans who fought in the American Revolution won crucial federal approval Sept. 11, a key step for a project that began 30 years ago with a Plainville woman's struggle to join the Daughters of...