| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Oh ya, now we’re getting into the fun side of Connecticut politics.
There’s state House Speaker Chris Donovan ducking and dodging ‘cause the top finance guy in his Democratic congressional campaign just got busted by the feds.
| 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,”...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:02 PM
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year.
The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Just days after a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called upon the state legislature to pour more money into the state pension plan.
Malloy said his actions had nothing to do with the downgrade by ...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 5:51 PM
In more bad financial news for the state, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office now says the state budget deficit has grown to a projected $144.5 million.
The Office of Fiscal Analysis released new numbers Wednesday night that say the state is...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he is "prospecting" for business at an international conference in Switzerland so that companies can bring their operations to Connecticut.
Malloy is spending several days in snow-covered Davos, where the community was hit...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Gov. Dannel Malloy's estimate of pension savings over 20 years was wrong by $3.1 billion, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office said Friday.
Malloy had announced that the state would save $4.8 billion over 20 years from a negotiated deal last...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy maintains it's only a matter of time before online gambling comes to Connecticut but a top legislative Republican says not so fast.
Senate Majority Leader John McKinney, a Republican from Fairfield, says online gambling is currently...
| 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...