| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:37 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent a letter Monday to the CEO of Tenet Healthcare, asking him to join the governor's office in talks to revive a halted, $400 million merger between Tenet and five Connecticut hospitals.
Tenet pulled out of the deal Dec. 11 after...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Severely hoarse and running late, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy talked about one of his least controversial policies at the monthly breakfast of the MetroAlliance in Hartford Tuesday: helping new companies start up. He then left without taking questions from...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:14 AM
That didn't take long. Only two weeks after winning a second term, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his chief budgetmeister acknowledged that Connecticut's finances are not what months of 30-second campaign ads claimed they are. This suggests some hard going...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:18 PM
A wave of public disapproval greeted the pre-Christmas announcement of pay raises up to 12 percent for about 200 political appointees in the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. But the reaction might have been even worse if the administration had...
| 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...
| 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...