| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:02 AM
When it comes to doing things big, you can't beat the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective's annual fundraiser.
And on Saturday, the group delivered once again with its 12th annual One Big Event at the Connecticut Convention Center.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:40 PM
As a public service we thought we might comb through the state budget ourselves looking for additional areas where Gov. Dannel Malloy can make cuts and adjustments to help reduce a projected deficit in the $100 million range.
Some may ask, where did...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:09 PM
One of Linda J. Yelmini's jobs as the state's longtime director of labor relations has been to discipline or fire public employees charged with misconduct. She's able to quote personnel statutes like most people can recite the Pledge of Allegiance, and...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:06 PM
I am glad that Election Day is almost here. It will allow me, I confess, and thousands of others to correct a damaging mistake we made four years ago when we voted for Dannel Malloy for governor. He is not the sensible, moderate Democrat that he told us...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:27 PM
On Jan. 8, 2013, with emotions from the Newtown shooting still raw, I was on the phone with a gun industry official when a press release from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy popped up on my screen.
The release named Malloy's 16-person Sandy Hook Advisory...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:24 AM
Four years ago this week, after Dan Malloy pulled out a squeaker against Greenwich investor Tom Foley, the Democratic governor-elect would have been forgiven if he looked ahead and figured his re-election would be easier.
The economy was still rough...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Shine up your bipartisan dancing shoes. There's a ball on Jan. 7.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman and other elected state officials will be feted at the traditional inaugural ball, which will be held at the Connecticut Convention...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I spent more than three hours on Election Night sitting next to Mark Boughton, the Republican mayor of Danbury, the 2010 running mate of Tom Foley and a candidate for this year's Republican gubernatorial nomination.
It was my idea to invite him to...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:11 PM
This will sound harsh, but it is a considerable defect for a candidate to appear at his most authentic when delivering a concession speech. Republican Tom Foley has given two in his bids for governor of Connecticut. He promises to show mercy upon the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:15 AM
PLAINVILLE — Steve Andrikis, smiling optimist that he is, loves running Big Steve's grill in the middle of town, a burger joint where the bright yellow and orange walls match the owner's sunny temperament.
But when the subject turns to Gov. Dannel...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:06 PM
We've looked at what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley did to shape the voting landscape beyond last week's election. The third man on the ballot, petitioning candidate Joe Visconti, also played a role that will far outlast his...