| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:29 PM
EAST HAVEN — Edward Kennedy Jr. took a first step in following in the footsteps of his late father, the former U.S. senator, on Tuesday when he won his first political campaign, for state Senate in Connecticut.
A 53-year-old attorney captured...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:33 PM
HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:27 PM
HARTFORD — How and when people should be allowed to vote has become a highly partisan issue around the United States in recent years, and Connecticut's turn is now arriving smack in the middle of a heated political campaign season.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:18 PM
This is Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote the importance of open government, but you wouldn't know it in Connecticut.
•A team of reporters from the New Haven Register and Middletown Press visited all 92 municipal police...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....