| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
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...
| May 10, 2011
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 12:15 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 8:35 AM
| Jan 28, 2011
| 3:08 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2014
The Democrats begin 2015 with a political problem: no predominant standard bearer to step up and challenge the incumbent GOP governor in four years.
While they have many credentialed candidates, unlike Martin O'Malley in 2006 none stands out above the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown is poised to put his signature to a bill that would triple annual funding for California's film and TV tax credit program.
Brown announced he will sign the bill into law on Thursday at a ceremony in Los Angeles, capping a yearlong...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett suggested Thursday that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno should have kept his job in 2011 amid the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
"They probably shouldn't have fired him, they probably should've...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown has taken out a $500,000 loan from the Laborers International Union in a move the rival campaign of Republican Larry Hogan called a sign of desperation.
Brown campaign manager Justin Schall said...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:30 PM
When their farfetched marriage-gone-bad defense failed to save former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, from guilty verdicts in their corruption trial, I could not help but wonder: Why didn't they take a plea deal when they had the...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives prepared to vote on Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline that will help transport oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but a companion bill in the Senate may lack votes to pass next week....