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  • FOI Advocate: Malloy Administration Should Push Charter Group On Public Disclosure

     FOI Advocate: Malloy Administration Should Push Charter Group On Public Disclosure
    The president of the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information is blasting an embattled Hartford charter school group for refusing to release information to the public about its taxpayer-funded operations – adding that the Malloy...
  • 'Photo op' gaffe reveals Obama's tin ear

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's comment that "I'm not interested in photo ops" about the border crisis during last week's visit to Texas was akin to your neighborhood pup not being interested in chasing squirrels. Particularly in today's social-media...
  • Banned Donors Skirt Law Designed To Prevent Pay-To-Play

    Banned Donors Skirt Law Designed To Prevent Pay-To-Play
    Massachusetts developer John Fish wrote a $10,000 check to the Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee last year, only to have it returned because his business, Suffolk Construction, is on a list of companies whose executives are barred from giving...
  • Will growing opposition stop rail project in its tracks?

    Will growing opposition stop rail project in its tracks?
    All aboard, Florida? Not exactly. It seems every time the folks from All Aboard Florida unveil pretty drawings of a shiny new station, another organized group sprouts to oppose the proposed Miami-to-Orlando rail service. It happened again last week....
  • Martin O'Malley warms up in Iowa for possible Democratic run in 2016

    The visit had all the trappings of a full-fledged presidential campaign: a speech at the state Democratic convention, a pep talk to door-knocking volunteers, breakfast with labor leaders, appearances alongside the party's candidate for governor. The...
  • Governor's Cup features elite competition

    Governor's Cup features elite competition
    Last year, skipper Ryan Davidson delivered Balboa Yacht Club's best finish in 32 years in the Governor's Cup. This year, he returns to the prestigious junior match-racing event, hoping to provide the event's host club with its first Gov Cup since 1980....
  • Candidates Get Their Message Out At New London's Sailfest

    Candidates Get Their Message Out At New London's Sailfest
    NEW LONDON — Republican campaigns are in full swing one month before the party's primary election, and candidates for statewide office spent Saturday in the southeastern corner of the state – speaking to voters who are among the 300,000...
  • Ex-Minnesota governor: no fight with 'American Sniper' author

    ST PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura said Friday he has not been in a fight in decades as he took the stand in his trial accusing a former Navy SEAL sniper of making up a 2006 altercation between them described in a best-...
  • Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner launches TV ads against Quinn

    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner launches TV ads against Quinn
    A brief respite from election-year campaign ads ended Friday when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner took to the TV airwaves to criticize Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, making use of the governor’s own words on jobs, schools and taxes. The...
  • Don't politicize the plight of the kids at the border

    Character asserts itself in times of crisis. That is certainly the case with the refugee debacle at the border. Tens of thousands of Central American children are passing through Mexico into the United States and presenting themselves to immigration...
  • Decorated Placer County deputy accused of sex with teen volunteer

    Decorated Placer County deputy accused of sex with teen volunteer
    A Northern California sheriff's deputy, who once received the governor's Medal of Valor, has been charged with having sex with a teen police volunteer, authorities said. Kenneth Skogen, a Placer County sheriff's deputy, faces four charges of engaging in...