| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city.
Capital Workforce Partners will run the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:09 PM
HARTFORD — Republican Mark Greenberg released a new web ad Thursday blasting a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee opposition research book that mentions his religion, branding the project "99 pages of hate."
Greenberg's campaign has...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The fourth annual Labor Day Parade in Newtown on Monday, Sept. 1 will kick off at 10 a.m. and it will feature many of the state's politicians who will be running for office in the general election in November. Robin Buchanan, the parade organization's...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Democrat Rep. Elizabeth Esty's campaign is rejecting a call by her Republican rival Mark Greenberg to restrict the role of Super PACs in the 5th District race.
"This is just a deceptive ploy from an ultra-rich Tea Party candidate who's been running...
| Aug 22, 2014
FARMINGTON — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, told workers at Turbine Technologies Thursday that businesses should work with schools to provide the kind of education that will train the next generation of manufacturing workers.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:59 PM
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty's reelection effort is a getting a boost from a non-partisan national veterans publication.
Veterans Vision, which is published by the Center for American Homeless Veterans, cited Esty's advocacy on behalf of veterans. The...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Washington – Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, was the only member of Connecticut's delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for an amendment Wednesday that will allow the Pentagon to spend money arming and training Syrian rebels....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:09 PM
How could John Rowland tempt fate again, a decade after his crooked dealings with state contractors sent him tumbling from the governor's office into federal prison?
How did he not learn his lesson? Why didn't he make the best of the golden opportunities...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Jonathan Martin of The New York Times provides a fascinating look at how Democrats across the nation are banking on cultural issues to give them an edge in close elections, particularly among women and moderate voters.
Connecticut Democrats certainly...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty continued to hit her Republican opponent, Mark Greenberg, over an email that referenced the killing of reporter Steven Sotloff in Syria earlier this month.
"I'm baffled that Mark Greenberg would send an offensive...