| Jun 4, 2015
| 5:23 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democratic and Republican legislative leaders said Thursday they are open to tweaking the tax side of a budget that has alarmed several large Connecticut employers. At the same time, General Electric told...
| May 5, 2015
| 1:30 PM
The Connecticut Republican party will present its top honor to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.
Boughton will be presented with the Prescott Bush award at the Connecticut GOP's annual fundraising dinner in Stamford next month.
Known for his snappy twitter...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 6:48 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Luxenberg and John McKinney each lived through the wrenching process of watching a parent endure a prolonged, debilitating and ultimately fatal illness.
Yet their harrowing experiences left them on opposite sides of an emotional...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:12 PM
WATERTOWN — The front-runner in this week's Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley, insisted he's "seen no shift in sentiment" among GOP voters as he worked the crowd at a street fair here Saturday.
But challenger John McKinney was adamant...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Voter turnout figures released this week reveal that participation in this month's statewide Republican primaries was the party's lowest in nearly three decades.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said that 21 percent of registered Republicans voted...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Republican state legislators Tuesday blasted a state Democratic Party plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal congressional campaigns, saying it would destroy the "last remnants of 'clean campaign...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The drawn-out and disagreeable governor’s race came to an official end just after 12:30 Wednesday afternoon with a brief phone call from Republican Tom Foley to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Foley’s concession call closed what he says is...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As a Democrat, I want to personally thank every Connecticut Republican who voted for Tom Foley in the GOP primary.
The party could have nominated state Sen. John McKinney, a seasoned politician and formidable debater with a long track record of...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Republicans critics seem way off-target in calling for the end of an early release program started by the Malloy administration. They say the program puts "public safety in jeopardy." It's hard to see how.
Crime is down. Major crime has dropped 8.6...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Elections have consequences.
The recent national spotlight on Ferguson, Mo, revealed a community in which only 13 percent of the electorate voted resulting in a mostly white city council, school board and police department in a town where two-thirds...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Republican Timothy Herbst says state treasurer Denise Nappier did not tell the truth when she said that she never overruled an advisory council on an investment decision.
The official minutes of the state’s Investment Advisory Council show that...