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  • Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress

    Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress
    NEW HAVEN – John G. Rowland's prosecutors argued Thursday that the former three-term governor has struck at one of the underpinnings of free and fair elections and they urged jurors who have watched and listened through two weeks of trial to find...
  • Chan Lowe: Money can buy you love

    Chan Lowe: Money can buy you love
    If money is the lubricant of democracy, then Gov. Rick Scott is the political equivalent of the Gulf Oil Spill.   On the campaign trail, Scott likes to make a virtue out of his stiffness, and successfully contrasts it with the polished demeanor of...
  • The Lesser Of Two Devils?

    I am a registered Democrat but also consider myself to be an idealist and at the same time a realist. Although I have not been totally joyful with the reign of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, I do believe that he has tried many successful ways to get our state and...
  • Malloy's Attack Ad Not Constructive

    Shame on incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for the tone and content of his latest attack ad. Those whom he disagrees with about gun policy, abortion or the definition of marriage are nonetheless human beings and citizens of this state, not enemies to be...
  • Why Isn't Visconti Part Of Debates?

    I believe some news source should tackle the question of why Joe Visconti -- a valid candidate for governor -- is not being invited to the debates. What are the other candidates afraid of? Visconti is an official candidate for governor who has...
  • Dan Malloy, Tom Foley: Close Gun Loophole

    Dan Malloy, Tom Foley: Close Gun Loophole
    Give Gov. Dannel P. Malloy credit for taking the lead in proposing to close a glaring loophole in Connecticut's otherwise strong laws to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. And give Mr. Malloy's Republican challenger, Tom Foley, credit for...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill that triples tax credits for films

    Gov. Brown signs bill that triples tax credits for films
    During a ceremony in Hollywood on Thursday morning, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that will triple annual funding for the state's film tax credit program. "This is a great day for Hollywood, for California," said Brown, in the courtyard outside...
  • North Carolina cracks down on Venus flytrap poachers

    RALEIGH N.C. (Reuters) - Being the rare kind of plant that eats living things, the Venus flytrap tends to be thought of as an aggressor, its spiked leaves trapping insects with a murderous snap before devouring them. But in the plant's only natural home...
  • Don't turn down a Medi-Cal gift, Gov. Brown

    Don't turn down a Medi-Cal gift, Gov. Brown
    The 2010 federal healthcare reform law let states expand Medicaid, the joint federal-state health insurance program for the poor, largely at federal expense. California is one of 27 states that have taken up Washington's offer, and well over 1 million...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill giving cities control over massage businesses

    Gov. Brown signs bill giving cities control over massage businesses
    Cities will have more authority to crack down on illicit massage parlors under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday. Local government officials have complained that under current law, it is too difficult to regulate massage businesses or shut...
  • Broward County schools could give hundreds of new tests

    Broward County schools could give hundreds of new tests
    Final exams will be given to Broward County students this school year in most every subject and in every grade -- even kindergarten. The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's controversial 2011 teacher merit pay law,...