| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Unregulated after-hours clubs and "BYOB" joints. Juice bars across the hall from boozy "adult" night spots. Untrained bouncers. Scores of drunks pouring into the streets at 2 a.m. closing times.
When you add in guns, this late-night clubbing cocktail...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
| May 10, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
Malloy had been warning workers...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 3:08 PM
There were three more firings this week of Rell-administration political appointees -- both high-level and low -- who landed on the permanent state civil-service payroll during the waning months of Republican M. Jodi Rell's governorship. Officials in...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:51 AM
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that bullying prevention messages are likely to be more effective if they come from many adults in a community and...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:49 AM
Howard Pitkin, commissioner of the state banking department for seven years, much of it marked by the mortgage crisis, will retire in January, ending four decades in the department.
"I'm of an age that I still want to enjoy the years I have left with...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Malloy administration's recent decision to make $48 million in emergency budget cuts, including more than $9 million in cuts to the Department of Children and Families, will have a profound effect on the state's poorest residents, including...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:51 AM
HARTFORD – Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky, who has led Connecticut’s occasionally troubled effort to protect farmland in this state, is being reappointed to another term by Gov. Dannel Malloy.
Malloy this week praised...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Attorney Luke Bronin, who is considering running for mayor of Hartford, will be working at the high-powered Hartford law firm of former state Democratic Party chairman John Droney.
Bronin, 35, will be working for Hinckley Allen, a downtown firm that...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The farm-to-table movement isn't just for gourmets. It's for schoolchildren, too.
With the backing of the United State Department of Agriculture, 15 Connecticut school districts will be buying more fruits and vegetables directly from local farms and...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Outgoing Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor is expected to head to Rhode Island to serve as that state's first secretary of commerce. His last day with the Connecticut of Department of Education is scheduled for Jan. 7.
Rhode Island Governor-elect Gina...