| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:08 AM
NEW BRITAIN –Congress is encouraging high school students to get involved in computer programming by designing apps for tablets or cell phones, and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, wants city students to take part.
Esty was at New Britain...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:50 PM
NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise."
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:21 PM
El Presidente Barack Obama llegó al Aeropuerto Internacional Bradley, poco después del mediodía del miércoles para una concentración vendida en Central Connecticut State University diseñada para fortalecer apoyo a su propuesta de aumentar el salario...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:42 PM
As President Obama is scheduled to arrive Wednesday in New Britain to rally support for raising the minimum wage, a new poll shows the idea is highly popular in Connecticut.
By a margin of nearly 3 to 1, voters overwhelmingly back raising the wage,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:58 PM
A key figure in the long-running investigation of a consulting deal involving Gov. John G. Rowland is cooperating with federal prosecutors, people familiar with the investigation said.
Brian Foley, whose health care company paid Rowland a consulting...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:11 PM
WASHINGTON – Scandals that involved pricey outings to Scotland and elsewhere, paid for by notorious lobbyist Jack Abramoff, prodded Congress to implement tough travel regulations. Yet congressional travel is again on the rise, and the Connecticut...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Former Gov. John G. Rowland has retained one of the nation's top white-collar criminal defense lawyers in response to a continuing federal grand jury investigation into his 2011 consulting arrangement with the husband of Lisa Wilson-Foley, an unsuccessful...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
The state-government half of one of Connecticut's political power couples is departing Gov. Malloy's administration and heading back to academia, and there's a real question about what Daniel Esty is leaving in his wake.
Esty (husband of U.S. Rep....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The curtain falls on one of the sorriest incidents in recent Connecticut political history with the sentencing this week of the last of eight defendants in a campaign finance scandal.
Paul Rogers, co-owner of a Waterbury smoke shop, was given six months...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Everybody knows that Connecticut is a blue state. The General Assembly is packed with Democrats, our congressional delegation got rid of its last Republican in the 2008 election, we have a Democratic governor and we haven't voted for a Republican for...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:56 AM
While elected officials all over Connecticut and the world weigh in this week with messages of humanity a year after Newtown, one voice should rightly stand out.
On Tuesday morning, before a friendly crowd at the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce's annual...