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  • Working Families Party Files Election Complaint Against Greenberg

    The Connecticut Working Families Party said Friday that it has filed a complaint with federal election regulators against Mark Greenberg, the Republican candidate for the 5th Congressional District, and his campaign committee for failing to pay a...
  • State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats

    State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats
    HARTFORD — Ever since longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Shays lost in November 2008, the entire Connecticut delegation to Washington, D.C., has consisted of Democrats. The five-member delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives has...
  • Candidates Should Nix Outside Spending

    Candidates Should Nix Outside Spending
    Connecticut's popular system to publicly finance campaigns for statewide office and the General Assembly helps ensure candidates raise funds and spend time with the people they are running to represent. Under the Citizens Election Program, the state's...
  • Voting On Tuesday's Election Is In Town Hall

    CANTON — Residents who vote in the election on Tuesday will do so in the auditorium of town hall and the polling stattion will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the town has announced. In addition to the governor's race and other state-wide offices,...
  • The Courant's Election Choices

    The Courant's Election Choices
    Below are The Courant's picks in top state races, as well as congressional and Hartford legislative races, which are marked with an asterisk and in boldface type. For the full editorials explaining our choices, please go to
  • Esty Beats Greenberg In 5th Congressional District

    Esty Beats Greenberg In 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Congressional District
    Incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a second term in the 5th Congressional District on Tuesday, as Republican challenger Mark Greenberg conceded defeat. Greenberg told supporters about 10:20 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury that before all...
  • Grant Could Help Unemployed Get Into Health Care Workforce

    NEW BRITAIN — A new federal grant could help more than 250 long-term unemployed residents of central and northern Connecticut get training for new careers, Capital Workforce Partners announced Monday. The $6.7 million grant will also help 45 health...
  • Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected

    Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected
    Connecticut Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey reportedly said some Democrats, particularly freshmen, lost seats in the General Assembly because they voted yes on the 2013 gun safety reform bill. Speaker Sharkey's assessment of the political risk of...
  • Esty Seeks Support For Farmington River 'Wild And Scenic' Bill

    SIMSBURY — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, appealed to officials and environmental groups Monday for help in building support for a bill that would give federal wild and scenic designation to part of the Farmington River. Esty met in town...
  • Blumenthal's Defense Of Women's Rights

    Blumenthal's Defense Of Women's Rights
    Various state laws, and a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, continue to chip away at women's reproductive rights. Fortunately, those rights have at least one prominent champion: U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal. Sen. Blumenthal has called on the...
  • Greenberg Is Now A GOP 'Contender'

    Greenberg Is Now A GOP 'Contender'
    WASHINGTON — The National Republican Congressional Campaign committee has elevated Mark Greenberg, a candidate for the 5th District congressional seat, to "Contender" status. That means Greenberg is one step away from being a "Young Gun," or top...