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Elizabeth Esty

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  • Speaker Donovan Juggles Unions, Fundraising

    The General Assembly will strain to look productive during the three months of its regular session this year. By their own design, the Democrats who run the House and Senate will not be required to make difficult spending decisions. Last year they gave Democrat and Working Families Gov. Dannel P. Malloy the authority to make sweeping budget cuts if revenue, spending and employee benefit savings do not reach their targets.
  • Government Revealed — A Buyers' Market

    Chris Donovan wanted to be a congressman. Now he's the reluctant star of a federal court multimedia show on corrupt practices, featuring a colorful lineup of bums and goodfella wannabes. Donovan lost the congressional seat he wanted to Elizabeth Esty,...

    No Wrongdoing Here, Just Some Distractions

    You pay attention to the wrong things. That's what three politicians claimed when caught in betrayals of the public interest in the past two weeks. With no credible explanation for their bad acts, each branded their controversy a "distraction" as they...

    Democrats Back Legislation To Override Hobby Lobby Decision

    Democrats Back Legislation To Override Hobby Lobby Decision
    Democrats in Congress Wednesday launched efforts to reverse the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, introducing legislation that would prohibit for-profit companies from seeking religious exemptions to a federal law requiring them to offer...

    Chimp Attack Victim Lobbying Congress for Primate Pet Ban

    In a Congress infamous for legislative gridlock, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal thinks Charla Nash is a major reason why a bill to ban the sale of primates as pets is likely to cruise to congressional approval with bipartisan backing. Nash, a woman who was...