| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:34 AM
The battle lines have been drawn over whether the state should legalize online gaming but debate over the contentious issue may have to wait for another day.
Rep. Steve Dargan, co-chair of the legislature's public safety and security committee, said...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — Gov.Dannel P. Malloyopened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:04 AM
It was a State Capitol gathering of the faithful last week, and the message delivered by the anti-genetically-modified-food advocates was simple and direct: "People have a right to know what they're putting in their bodies."
The problem is, the...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 1:06 PM
State employee unions have filed a grievance over the highly controversial "longevity'' bonuses, saying that veteran state managers should not receive the money when union members do not.
The dispute over the twice-yearly payments has been simmering at...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:43 PM
In Nebraska, Republican Gov. Dave Heineman enacted the biggest tax cut in state history, and the state's unemployment rate of 4.2 percent is now the second lowest in the nation.
In Connecticut, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy enacted the largest tax...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 3:29 PM
It is a tale of two bills.
As the legislature prepares for a special session next week on creating jobs, negotiators are getting close to a bipartisan deal on a jobs package that would have widespread support. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy met with Republicans...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:14 PM
State legislators expressed both high praise and sharp skepticism Thursday during day-long hearings as they debated the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory's plan to bring 300 jobs to Farmington over the next 10 years.
The proposal represents the centerpiece of...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Lawmakers on Wednesday easily approved a $626 million package of incentives designed to create jobs, revive the economy and undo the state's image as hostile to business.
The votes in the House of Representatives and the Senate were nearly unanimous....
| Nov 17, 2011
| 5:59 PM
Jeffrey D. Butler, president of Connecticut Light & Power Co., resigned Thursday after a brutal few weeks in which he became the lightning rod for outrage — and the public face of failures by the utility — following two paralyzing storms...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:28 AM
Obsessed with creating jobs and facing increasing industry lobbying pressure, more Connecticut state lawmakers these days are voting against bills to protect the environment, according to one watchdog group.
“The trend is not looking good,”...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:06 PM
The general election campaign for U.S. Senate was only hours old Wednesday when Republican Linda McMahon launched a robocall to 300,000 senior citizen households accusing Democratic rival Chris Murphy of voting to cut Medicare by $700 billion.