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  • Republicans Retain Labriola; Praise Boughton

    Republicans Retain Labriola; Praise Boughton
    The Republican State Central Committee met Wednesday night in Manchester to review the 2014 election and discuss the party's future. Members of the committee did not oust party Chairman Jerry Labriola Jr., who has weathered heavy criticism for the GOP's...
  • Republican State Central Committee Holds Frank Discussion But Opts Not to Change Its Leadership

    Republican State Central Committee Holds Frank Discussion But Opts Not to Change Its Leadership
    Members of the Republican State Central Committee met Wednesday night in Manchester to review the 2014 election and discuss the party's future. They did not oust party Chairman Jerry Labriola Jr., who has weathered heavy criticism for the GOP's poor...
  • Connecticut's 'One-Party Rule' Is A Myth

    Connecticut's 'One-Party Rule' Is A Myth
    This past election, I was confused by Republican calls to end "one-party rule" in the state legislature. The premise was that Republicans have no voice in the public policies that shape the lives of millions of Connecticut citizens. There was no media...
  • Democrats Keep Majority In State Senate

    Democrats Keep Majority In State Senate
    Democrats kept their grip on the state Senate on a night of tension and tentative celebration in party headquarters across Connecticut. Republicans had been optimistic about flipping a few seats and narrowing the Democrats’ 22-14 advantage in...
  • Markley, Robertson Face Off In 16th Senate District

    There are four towns and a city in the 16th Senate District, but the campaign this year is a neighborly contest, with the incumbent and his last-minute challenger living on adjoining streets in Southington. Joe Markley, 57 and a Republican, is seeking...
  • Conservatives Urge Visconti To Drop Out Of Governor's Race

    WEST HARTFORD — Several prominent conservative Republicans are calling on Joe Visconti to abandon his insurgent campaign for governor and line up behind Greenwich businessman Tom Foley. Visconti's critics say the one-term member of the West...
  • Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race

    Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race
    Uttered at every campaign stop and imprinted on all of her volunteers' T-shirts is a word that Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers has used to define her campaign. Outsider. The former Groton mayor is heading to a primary Tuesday...
  • Foley Right To Challenge Legislators' Ethics

    Republican governor hopeful Tom Foley might be naïve. His proposal to raise ethical standards at the state Capitol is unrealistic. But we suspect he's right that pointing out the gamy nexus among elected officials, lobbyists and state contractors...
  • $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours

    $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours
    Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
  • Unions Unsettled By Malloy's Call For Tenure Reform

    The leaders of the state's teachers unions aren't happy with how Gov.Dannel P. Malloydescribed the current tenure system in his State of the State address Wednesday — "the only thing you have to do is show up for four years" — but they say...