| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:48 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:34 AM
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,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:50 AM
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 courant.com/opinion....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:18 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:47 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:40 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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...