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Momentum rising for constitutional amendment to override Citizens United and stop the Super PAC delugeThe butt-ugly, Super Pac-polluted landscape of the Republican presidential primary battlefield may be the best argument yet for liberals who want a constitutional amendment to overturn “Citizens United.” That’s the code name for the...
The Hartford CourantTwo recent attempts by the Connecticut General Assembly to pass a bill to abolish the death penalty have been rebuffed. First, former Gov. M. Jodi Rell vetoed a bill that had passed the legislature. Then, when another bill was raised, relatives of...
Considering that hundreds of thousands of Connecticut residents lacked heat for several cold nights because of power outages after the Oct. 29 snowstorm, Northeast Utilities might have sent a holiday card this year with different wording than: “...
Tags: Northeast Utilities
So you were looking for that perfect holiday gift, maybe for someone allergic to cats and dogs, who’s been yearning for something snugly and cute. And you thought to yourself, “Why not a skunk?” Well, jump back Jack: It’s...
Tags: Vaccines, Health, Diseases and Illnesses, Research, Dick Cheney
Malloy Moves Connecticut Toward A One Branch System of Government. Up until six weeks ago a Connecticut Governor had the authority to cut (rescind) up to 5 percent of any budget line item without legislative review. It was an extremely powerful tool to...
Workers in Connecticut were able to recover more than $6 million last year in unpaid wages through the Department of Labor. The bad news is that's about a million dollars less than what they received the year before, and two million less than what they...
The Hartford CourantGen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time. Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861. He became the first...
The Hartford CourantWhen wealthy developer Monty Blakeman died in April, his heirs knew they would inherit his multimillion-dollar estate. What they didn't know was that the state legislature on May 4 — only 11 days after Blakeman's death — would increase the...
When wealthy developer Monty Blakeman died in April, his heirs knew they would inherit his multimillion-dollar estate. What they didn't know was that the state legislature on May 4 — only 11 days after Blakeman's death — would increase the...
You'd have to be crazy to let someone who'd been put in a mental institution or declared mentally incompetent to ever have their right to own guns restored, right? Not according to the Connecticut General Assembly. At the urging of Congress (properly...
(cross-posted from The Courant and Wait, What?) Although still on a “self-assigned” break from writing while I contemplate life and deal with some things, I felt strongly that the issue of the longevity bonuses needed to be discussed....
Tags: Democratic Party, Laws, Edith Prague, Government, Politics
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