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  • Hogan names Robert Neall to transition team

    Hogan names Robert Neall to transition team
    For the first major appointment to his transition team, Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan tapped Democrat Robert R. Neall, a former lawmaker widely respected by both parties for his keen fiscal sense. Hogan praised Neall's reputation as a sharp...
  • Florida Man Charged With Mailing Death Threats To Gov. Malloy, Federal Judges

    HARTFORD - A 35-year old Florida man has been indicted for mailing numerous letters threatening death to 15 Connecticut residents, including two federal judges and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Garrett Santillo, 35, recently of Hollywood, Fla., appeared before...
  • Merrill: Election Reform Needed, But 'Political Will' May Be Lacking

    Merrill: Election Reform Needed, But 'Political Will' May Be Lacking
        HARTFORD – Right now, there’s no way to remove a local registrar of voters who screws up an election. There’s no way to force registrars to get training, and no way for the state to take over a persistently messed-up local...
  • PA Gov.-elect Tom Wolf to impose gift ban on appointees, executive branch employees

    PA Gov.-elect Tom Wolf to impose gift ban on appointees, executive branch employees
    HARRISBURG — A code of ethical conduct for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team foreshadows something Wolf plans to impose on his first day as governor: a gift ban on his appointees and executive branch employees. It's called the "No, thank you"...
  • The American Monarchy: Will It Be King Jeb or Queen Hillary in 2016?

    The American Monarchy: Will It Be King Jeb or Queen Hillary in 2016?
    Get ready, because the coronation is coming. The first families of American politics are on a collision course, and one of them will be crowned in two years. As loyal subjects, we are watching it all happen in their realms. You don't need a crystal ball...
  • Edgar P. Silver, city circuit judge

    Edgar P. Silver, city circuit judge
    Retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Edgar P. Silver, whose career spanned both the law and politics, died Tuesday at Sinai Hospital after a brief illness, family members said. He was 91. "He was singularly the most extraordinary man I've ever met. He was...
  • Unaffiliateds Could Help Republicans

    Unaffiliateds Could Help Republicans
    Connecticut Republicans consider Lowell P. Weicker Jr. — former governor, former U.S. senator and former Republican — an apostate and a nag because of his abiding support for open primaries. But Mr. Weicker, who has been clanging the cymbals...
  • Merrill Wants Election Reforms; Questions 'Political Will'

    Merrill Wants Election Reforms; Questions 'Political Will'
    HARTFORD — Right now, there's no way to remove a registrar of voters who messes up an election. There's no way to force registrars to get training, and no way for the state to take over a persistently dysfunctional local election system. After yet...
  • Corbett, Wolf could be on Medicaid collision course

    Corbett, Wolf could be on Medicaid collision course
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett this summer achieved what few thought was possible: Overcoming unlikely odds, the Republican won Obama administration approval for Pennsylvania to run its own version of Medicaid expansion. With that the program to...
  • Electronic Vote Counting Was Coming Anyway, But Registrars Must Go

    Electronic Vote Counting Was Coming Anyway, But Registrars Must Go
    There are two ways of looking at how we voted and counted ballots lask week, both correct. It's a national embarrassment and we're making progress. By Election Day 2016 we will have an electronic management system in place to maintain voter lists and...
  • Liberty Source at Fort Monroe lands AOL contract, employs 95 workers

    Liberty Source at Fort Monroe lands AOL contract, employs 95 workers
    Liberty Source PBC, a new company that opened its headquarters at Fort Monroe earlier this year, says it landed a three-year contract with AOL Inc. to do finance and accounting work that previously had been outsourced to India. "We're delighted to...