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  • The Courant's Election Choices

    The Courant's Election Choices
    Below are The Courant's picks in top state races, as well as congressional and Hartford legislative races, which are marked with an asterisk and in boldface type. For the full editorials explaining our choices, please go to courant.com/opinion....
  • Joe Visconti's Eleventh Hour Adieu

    Joe Visconti's Eleventh Hour Adieu
    It was never clear what Joe Visconti was doing in the governor's race in the first place, and his decision to drop out two days before the election adds to the head-scratching. Mr. Visconti, 57, of West Hartford was mostly known in his hometown for...
  • Larson To Return To Congress for Ninth Term

     Larson To Return To Congress for Ninth Term
    Longtime Democratic incumbent John Larson, declared victory in the First Congressional District race at about 10:20 p.m, saying: "I'm always happy to have won, but I'm happier to have served." Larson, who will return to Congress for his ninth term, said...
  • 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...
  • Irish Oktoberfest was fun with a purpose

    The annual Irish Oktoberfest is more than an opportunity to eat, drink and listen to music. It also serves as a fundraiser for the South Windsor Irish Committee so it can raise the money needed to participate in Hartford's Saint Patrick's Day Parade. It...
  • Bill Clinton Comes To Hartford To Support Governor's Re-Election Bid

    Bill Clinton Comes To Hartford To Support Governor's Re-Election Bid
    HARTFORD — As the candidates head into the final three weeks of a tightly contested gubernatorial race, former President Bill Clinton visited the state for the second time during the campaign. He told supporters at a campaign rally that Democratic...
  • Riverfront Park Phase II and Boathouse open

    Riverfront Park Phase II and Boathouse open
    Gov. Dannell Malloy was among the hundreds of guests and dignitaries at the grand opening celebration for Glastonbury's Riverfront Park Phase II and Boathouse on Sept. 27. Malloy said the project, to which the state contributed $4 million of the $13...
  • The Cost Of State Income Taxes

    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...
  • Hartford Fire Department Receives $900,000 FEMA Grant

    Hartford Fire Department Receives $900,000 FEMA Grant
    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...
  • Joe Visconti Pushes On, Aiming To Win Over A Patchwork Coalition Of Voters

    Joe Visconti Pushes On, Aiming To Win Over A Patchwork Coalition Of Voters
    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...
  • Rennie: CT Innovations Has Run Out of Money

    Rennie: CT Innovations Has Run Out of Money
    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...