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  • As Questions Swirl About Registrars' Future, State Legislation Is Considered

    As Questions Swirl About Registrars' Future, State Legislation Is Considered
    HARTFORD — A proposal by the city council to begin the process of removing Hartford's three registrars has raised questions over what would happen to the office. State law says the deputy registrars would take over. But the city charter says the...
  • Sen. Looney Names New Legislative Committee Chairs

    Sen. Looney Names New Legislative Committee Chairs
    Incoming Senate president Martin Looney announced a slate of new committee leaders on Tuesday. The new leaders will play a key role in formulating and implementing the Democratic majority’s agenda, which Looney said will focused on “...
  • New Legislative Committee Leaders Named

    HARTFORD — Incoming Senate President Martin Looney announced a slate of new committee leaders on Tuesday. The new leaders will play a key role in formulating and implementing the Democratic majority's agenda, which Looney said will focus on...
  • Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax

    Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax
    It was a blisteringly hot summer in 1991, and Connecticut residents were steamed that a budget crisis meant closing many state parks on the Fourth of July. The parks were collateral damage in an epic struggle between Gov. Lowell P. Weicker and the...
  • Republicans Call For Special Session To Cut Budget

    Republicans Call For Special Session To Cut Budget
    Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session by December 15 to start solving the state's budget problems. The two new leaders, Senator Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides of Derby, said the legislature...
  • Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget

    Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget
    HARTFORD — Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session to be convened by Dec. 15 to start solving the state's budget problems. The two new Republican leaders, Sen. Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides...
  • Segarra To Seek Meeting With State About Neighborhood North Of Downtown

    Segarra To Seek Meeting With State About Neighborhood North Of Downtown
    Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra said this week that would seek a meeting with state officials in the hope of gaining financing for projects north of downtown. Segarra said he had not spoken with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy about financing for the development....
  • Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature

    Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature
    The Courant makes the following recommendations, in bold type, in local races. The House In the 1st District, Matthew Ritter, the Democratic incumbent and former Hartford city council member, has become a strong voice for sound tax policy and economic...
  • Fonfara Faces Three Challengers In 1st Senate District

    Fonfara Faces Three Challengers In 1st Senate District
    Wethersfield lawyer Barbara Ruhe admits that it has become "a bit of a hobby" running against her political nemesis, Democratic state Sen. John Fonfara of Hartford. Ruhe, a Republican battling Fonfara for the fourth straight general election, said she...
  • Official: Hartford Mixup A Failure Of 'Election 101'

    Official: Hartford Mixup A Failure Of 'Election 101'
    HARTFORD — Registrars' failure to deliver voting lists on time to several polling places Tuesday morning prompted confusion, anger and a lingering, urgent question: How could this happen? "Do you have any comment?" Superior Court Judge Carl...
  • 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...