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  • Gun Control Sent Me Packing

    Gun Control Sent Me Packing
    What's your line in the sand? When do you finally say, "Enough," decide to sell your house, pack up your things and move your life to another state that offers more freedom and liberty? For me and my family, the straw that broke the camel's back was...
  • Republicans Agree – And Clash On Gun Control

    BROOKFIELD — During a two-hour debate Sunday evening, Republican gubernatorial candidates jockeyed for the chance to face expected Democrat nominee Dannel P. Malloy in November's election, differing sharply on gun control. The candidates agreed...
  • Not Just Dems Taking State Contractor Money

    Lest you think that only Democrats take suspect campaign contributions from "principals" of companies that do business with the state, read Jon Lender's "Government Watch" column in last Sunday's Courant. Republican candidates for governor John McKinney...
  • Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases

    Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases
    The race for the Republican nomination for governor is an odd and complex affair. The candidates are campaigning around the state seeking support from the 1,200 people they expect to be delegates at the May nominating convention at the Mohegan Sun casino....
  • Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday

    Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday
    HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection. Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...
  • Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House

    Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House
    By the slimmest of margins, the Senate on Saturday approved a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The vote was 18-18, with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman tipping the balance with the tie-breaking vote. After years of false...
  • Child Care Providers To Be Unionized

    After a six-year struggle, childcare providers will be unionized following a vote announced Tuesday. In a secret ballot held through the U.S. mail, the providers voted 1,603 to 88 to join the union, according to Matt O'Connor, a spokesman for CSEA/SEIU...
  • State Could Allow Online Gambling And Lottery Ticket Sales

    State Could Allow Online Gambling And Lottery Ticket Sales
    Online lottery ticket sales, even online poker, could become a reality if Connecticut lawmakers approve new forms of Internet gambling during next year's legislative session. A U.S. Justice Department ruling issued late last week clears the way for the...
  • Streamline Voting, Registrar's Office

    This is the second in a series on what the state should do in 2012. As Connecticut heads into the presidential election year of 2012, with an open U.S. Senate seat also up for grabs, the state should take a hard look at the business of politics and the...
  • Malloy: State Can't Stop Online Gambling

    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is bristling at the suggestion that he is bringing online gambling to the state. "I think there is a level of misunderstanding about online gambling and its prospects in the state of Connecticut," Malloy said Monday...
  • Moody's Downgrades State Bonds; Malloy Chief Complains

    Moody's Downgrades State Bonds; Malloy Chief Complains
    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...