| Jan 13, 2015
| 11:53 AM
State GOP Chairman Jerry Labriola Jr. survived an effort to oust him late last year but some Republicans still want to see him gone.
Last week, the Republican Town Committee in Enfield unanimously passed a vote of no confidence in Labriola, who has...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:33 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:40 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:35 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:12 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:30 PM
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.
The former Groton mayor is heading to a primary Tuesday...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:20 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:44 PM
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...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:42 PM
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...