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John B. Larson

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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....
  • State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats

    State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats
    HARTFORD — Ever since longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Shays lost in November 2008, the entire Connecticut delegation to Washington, D.C., has consisted of Democrats. The five-member delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives has...
  • John Larson Deserves A Ninth Term

    John Larson Deserves A Ninth Term
    U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, the Democrat representing the state's 1st Congressional District, is seeking his ninth term in Congress, a career point when some members begin to lose their enthusiasm and rely on their seniority. Mr. Larson hasn't succumbed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center

    Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center
    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....