| 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...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:23 PM
HARTFORD – State officials said Monday that public campaign financing awards to candidates for 2014 will total more than $33 million – a record amount for Connecticut’s taxpayer-funded election system.
According to records from the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:04 PM
HARTFORD – State officials said Monday that public campaign financing awards to candidates for 2014 will total more than $33 million – a record amount for Connecticut's taxpayer-funded election system.
According to records from the State...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 6:45 PM
It's a battle of the tax returns as both Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican opponent Tom Foley are charging that the other candidate is not revealing enough about his personal finances.
The state Democratic Party reissued the charge Sunday when...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
What will Connecticut's public schools look like in decades to come? Everyone hopes, of course, for a brighter future, especially for struggling urban schools. Many, including Damaris Gonzalez, are not willing to wait.
Like thousands of other parents,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The race for governor has brought Connecticut a notable distinction. Wesleyan University's Media Project reported last week that the state's contest for governor features a higher percentage of negative ads than any other contest for governor in the...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:14 PM
They may not speak his name in Kentucky or think much of his policies in Arkansas. But in Maryland, at least, Democrats are still big fans of President Barack Obama.
That's the calculation Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor is making as...