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  • Time To Improve State's Low Voter Turnout

    Time To Improve State's Low Voter Turnout
    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...
  • State GOP Seeks Injunction To Block Malloy Mailer

    State GOP Seeks Injunction To Block Malloy Mailer
    The state Republican Party filed for a temporary injunction Friday to block any planned campaign mailers supporting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy paid for with money raised for federal campaigns. Top Republicans gathered outside the courthouse in Hartford...
  • Critics Getting It Wrong On Early Release Program

    Critics Getting It Wrong On Early Release Program
    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...
  • Thanks Republicans For Picking Foley

    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...
  • GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy

    GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy
    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...
  • NYC Prison Scandal Continues; Times Editorial Cites 'Outrageous Behavior' By Dora Schriro, Now CT Public Safety Commissioner

    NYC Prison Scandal Continues; Times Editorial Cites 'Outrageous Behavior' By Dora Schriro, Now CT Public Safety Commissioner
    Connecticut's public safety commissioner, Dora Schriro, was criticized in a New York Times editorial Tuesday for "outrageous behavior" in the performance of her pre-2014 job as New York City correction commissioner. The newspaper based the editorial on...
  • Panel Condemns NU Exec's Pro-Malloy Solicitation As 'Offensive' – But Finds No Violation

    Panel Condemns NU Exec's Pro-Malloy Solicitation As 'Offensive' – But Finds No Violation
    The State Elections Enforcement Commission Tuesday found that Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas May didn't violate the law last year when he solicited more than $50,000 from subordinates to support re-election of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy –...
  • Republicans Fault Early Release Program For Baby Stabbing

    --Connecticut Senate Republicans said Wednesday that the fatal stabbing of a baby in Bristol last month was the consequence of a early release prison program that "frankly puts public safety in jeopardy." But Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who...
  • A Few Days Before GOP Primary, Both Candidates Confident

     A Few Days Before GOP Primary, Both Candidates Confident
    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...
  • Voters in 2 rival camps will elect 2 rival Congresses

    PRATT, Kan. America will elect two Congresses this fall, particularly in the House of Representatives. That's because there are two Americas doing the voting: one hunkered down in redder-than-ever Republican districts that send partisan Republican...
  • Primary Voter Turnout Marks GOP's Lowest Participation Rate Since 1986

    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...