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  • Ben Barnes: Connecticut Needs Serious Budget Talk

    Ben Barnes: Connecticut Needs Serious Budget Talk
    It's budget season again and, like many other states, Connecticut faces real challenges. Although our economy is finally headed in the right direction — we grew more than 24,000 jobs in 2014, our best year since 1998 — the constrictions on...
  • Senator Seeks To Ban DOT's Seizure Of 'Intangible Property' Under Eminent Domain

    Senator Seeks To Ban DOT's Seizure Of 'Intangible Property' Under Eminent Domain
    A state senator wants to ban the Connecticut Department of Transportation's new practice of using its power of eminent domain to seize "intangible property," such as bus companies' licenses to carry passengers on specified routes. Sen. Joe Markley, R-...
  • Tom Foley Returns To Hartford, Meets With Supporters

    Tom Foley Returns To Hartford, Meets With Supporters
    HARTFORD — Republican Tom Foley has been out of the headlines for nearly three months, returning to private life in Greenwich after losing a bitter governor's race to incumbent Dannel P. Malloy. But Foley re-emerged on the political scene last...
  • Enfield GOP Takes a Vote of No Confidence in Jerry Labriola Jr.

    Enfield GOP Takes a Vote of No Confidence in Jerry Labriola Jr.
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...