| Jan 25, 2015
| 4:51 AM
For years, attempts to require the University of Connecticut Foundation to be more open about how it raises and spends millions of dollars each year have fizzled in the legislature.
But this year, new efforts to shed more light on the foundation's...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:34 AM
CANTON — Residents who vote in the election on Tuesday will do so in the auditorium of town hall and the polling stattion will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the town has announced.
In addition to the governor's race and other state-wide offices,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:08 AM
CANTON — State Sen. Kevin Witkos will serve as a ranking member of the legislature's general law committee along with the higher education and employment advancement committee during the session that starts Jan. 7, his office has announced....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Democrats kept their grip on the state Senate on a night of tension and tentative celebration in party headquarters across Connecticut.
Republicans had been optimistic about flipping a few seats and narrowing the Democrats’ 22-14 advantage in...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Three years ago, the state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale.
Senators John McKinney, Andrew Roraback, and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together....
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Three years ago, state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale.
Sens. John McKinney, Andrew Roraback and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
CANTON — Differing positions on gun control and the state's finances were on view at a forum Tuesday attended by two Republican incumbents and one Democratic challenger seeking election to the state legislature.
The forum was held by the Canton...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Republican state Sen. Kevin Witkos, seeking a fourth term, faces Democrat Melissa Osborne in the race for the 8th Senate District.
Witkos, of Canton, has represented the district since 2008 and before that represented the 17th House District for eight...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:46 AM
CANTON — Three people seeking to represent Canton in the legislature will speak at a forum being held on Tuesday night by the Canton League of Women Voters.
The three are state Sen. Kevin Witkos and Melissa Osborne, who are running for the 8th...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:04 PM
State Senate candidate Melissa Osborne is pressing her opponent for a one-on-one debate in their race for the 8th Senate District, something she said Wednesday he has avoided.
Osborne, a Democrat from Simsbury, is seeking to unseat state Sen. Kevin...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:20 PM
President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton will both be campaigning next week for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to help boost the candidate's chances in the final weeks of a dead-heat race.
Obama is scheduled to arrive Wednesday in Bridgeport,...