| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Shawn Tully wrote in Fortune Magazine on April 18, "Imposing income taxes inevitably leads to economic decline and enriches the competing states that don’t have them.“ Many in Connecticut already know that.
Connecticut, then without an...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Hartford – City officials were joined by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. John Larson Wednesday to accept a federal grant on behalf of the fire department that they said will not only help firefighters save more lives but also better protect the...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:09 AM
EAST HAVEN — Joe Visconti has no money, few connections and little clout.
But the one-term council member from West Hartford has a strategy that he believes will propel him into the governor's office on Nov. 4.
"I'm not here to just influence...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:33 AM
The Hartford Courant's Kevin Rennie is reporting that a state agency that helps businesses has run out of money for new applicants.
In his "Daily Ructions'' blog, Rennie, a lawyer and a former Republican state senator and representative, reported...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Five senior Serbian Parliament members will arrive in Hartford on September 18, sponsored by the Open World Leadership Program, funded by the United States Congress, and arranged by Friendship Force of Connecticut.
Delegates selected by the American...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:15 PM
In the midst of election season, politicians gathered Friday for an annual political roast where in good spirits they ribbed their opponents, their allies, and themselves.
Held in the Lake Compounce ballroom, the 133rd Crocodile Club reunion dinner is an...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:40 AM
After a year of hard work and dedication, Goodwin College celebrated the inaugural class of its Manufacturing and Production 18-credit certificate program at a presentation ceremony on Aug. 27 in its main campus building on Riverside Drive in East...
| Sep 21, 2014
U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn will discuss his new book, "Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black" (University of South Carolina Press, $34.95) on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. U.S....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Washington – Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, was the only member of Connecticut's delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for an amendment Wednesday that will allow the Pentagon to spend money arming and training Syrian rebels....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:57 AM
NEWINGTON -- For Tom Boccaccio, cancer is deeply personal.
Almost six years ago, his beloved wife Maureen died of adrenal cancer, a rare form of the disease that strikes the adrenal glands.
"We were married for 45 years," said Boccaccio, fighting back...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday.
Introducing himself as...