| Nov 16, 2013
| 11:04 AM
The state's big quasi-public trash-disposal and recycling agency, the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, has an annual payroll of $4 million for about 45 employees – an average salary approaching $90,000 — with more than one-third of...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The state Senate and House, after short debates, voted overwhelmingly early Wednesday to approve a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims and some other records in reaction to the Newtown school massacre.
The Senate took up the...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Last year, conservationists celebrated the death of the so-called Haddam land swap — a controversial deal approved by the state legislature in 2011 to let private developers acquire 17 acres of state-owned land overlooking the Connecticut River in...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Both chambers of the state legislature voted Wednesday night in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building and create 300 direct...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 9:38 AM
A recent taxpayer-funded newsletter from Democratic state Sen. Edward Meyer of Guilford has drawn a formal complaint, after Republicans learned it went only to constituents in one of the six towns Meyer represents – Branford – and it carried a...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Connecticut hasn’t done very well at some stuff lately (think job creation or restoring storm-downed power lines), but we’ve definitely got a talent for rehabbing ex-con politicians.
First it was our felonious former governor, John G....
| Jun 4, 2011
| 5:33 PM
By the slimmest of margins, the Senate on Saturday approved a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The vote was 18-18, with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman tipping the balance with the tie-breaking vote.
After years of false...