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  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
  • Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie

    Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie
  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Three More Rell Administration Appointees Get The Ax

    There were three more firings this week of Rell-administration political appointees -- both high-level and low -- who landed on the permanent state civil-service payroll during the waning months of Republican M. Jodi Rell's governorship. Officials in...
  • Nearly 25 percent of crashes linked to gadget use

      Texting, checking email, talking on the phone. All things we shouldn't do while driving, and yet not surprisingly, things we still do while behind the wheel. But just how bad are these distractions? According to Cars.com, via Reuters, almost 25...
  • Federal role in Common Core must end, advocates say

    The federal government should not be involved in adoption of the Common Core State Standards, advocates on both sides of the debate said at a panel Wednesday. That would represent a departure from the Department of Education's past attempts to...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown finally spends campaign money, but not on himself

    Gov. Jerry Brown finally spends campaign money, but not on himself
    California Gov.  Jerry Brown is finally spending some significant money on the November election. But once again, his focus is not on his reelection, which seems assured given public opinion polling, but rather two propositions on the November ballot....
  • Charlie Crist rallies crowds in Broward

    Charlie Crist rallies crowds in Broward
    Charlie Crist showed up at Century Village on Thursday to get the vote out, but it appeared the vote had already been gotten. "How many of you have voted yet?" Deerfield Beach Democratic Club president Bernie Parness asked a crowd at the activity center....
  • Reporter quits Chicago newspaper, says governor candidate influenced paper

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A veteran Illinois political reporter quit his job at the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday and accused the newspaper of bowing to pressure from Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner by removing him from the campaign beat. Dave...
  • Unions remain a crucial backer of Gov. Jerry Brown's campaign

    The proposal to restrict school districts' financial reserves seemed to come out of nowhere, slipped into the state budget just days before the spending plan would come up for a vote. At a legislative hearing, Democrats were confused and Republicans...
  • Poll: Millenials like Sarvis, but not as much as Warner

    Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis polls well with young people, but U.S. Sen. Mark Warner is still the most popular man in the race, according to poll results released this morning by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport...