| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:53 AM
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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers.His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life.
Those twists also...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:29 PM
HARTFORD — For weeks, Republican gubernatorial hopeful John McKinney has scolded Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for having "raided nearly $190 million" from a major transportation fund to shore up holes in the state budget.
In public campaign events,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney on Thursday outlined a two-year budget plan that, following a year of spending cuts, would eliminate the income tax for residents earning less than $75,000 a year.
McKinney, the state senate minority...