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M. Jodi Rell

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  • Threat To Democracy Averted!

    For newspapers such as The Hartford Courant, ``street sales'' are a mixed blessing. How much better it would be for the newspaper accountant and advertisers and just about everybody if you subscribed and got it delivered to your door -- or at least to one...
  • Ban Buying Soda With Food Stamps

    Ban Buying Soda With Food Stamps
    Heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and sleep apnea are just a few of the medical ailments associated with obesity. Yet we Americans keep eating more, exercising less and getting fatter. One-third of us are obese, and another...
  • State Scrapped School Safety Funding Program

    State Scrapped School Safety Funding Program
    As the legislature convenes just weeks after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, its focus is sure to include the issue of school security and questions over how to pay for needed upgrades. But fewer than three years ago the state pulled the plug...
  • Long Hours And Sharp Elbows

     For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.     Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
  • It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending

    It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending
    Connecticut, one of the richest states per capita in the union, just can't seem to get on the plus side of the budget ledger. It's past time that it did. Despite a special session of the General Assembly called in December to eliminate a projected...
  • Bridgeport Legislators Seek Settlement In Education Funding Case

    Bridgeport Legislators Seek Settlement In Education Funding Case
    Bridgeport legislators on Thursday began a campaign to pressure Gov.-elect Dan Malloy to negotiate a settlement in a 5-year-old lawsuit that calls for overhauling the way the state pays for its public schools. At the core of the suit, Connecticut...
  • 'An Adrenaline Junkie's Dream': Fireworks Pros Light Up The Skies

    'An Adrenaline Junkie's Dream': Fireworks Pros Light Up The Skies
    BOOM. Boom-BOOM-BOOM-BOOM-BOOM-BOOM. For a moment, the night sky is painted with kaleidoscopic streaks that seem to sizzle as they fall to earth. And then, in the time it takes to gnaw through a candied apple, the detonation symphony is over. The...
  • Rell's Proposed Health, Education Cuts Criticized By Connecticut Voices For Children

    The governor's proposed cuts to state health and education programs would weaken two "leading areas of progress" in the state economy, according to a study released Tuesday by the advocacy group Connecticut Voices for Children. While the state has...
  • It's 'Wait-And-See' For GM Dealers As Cuts Loom

    General Motors plans to start notifying thousands of dealers this week that they'll lose their franchises by 2011, a drastic winnowing that's expected to reduce the number of GM dealerships in Connecticut by a third or more. The Connecticut Automotive...
  • AIG Could Have Skirted Connecticut Law On Bonuses, Experts Say

    Well before paying out bonuses, AIG decided that a threatening provision in the Connecticut Wage Act left the company no choice but to go ahead with $165 million in "retention pay" to the employees who helped drive the company into the ground. The...
  • Connecticut court allows gays to wed

    The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday gave gay and lesbian couples the right to marry, ruling that civil unions relegate them to a "separate" and "inferior status" that falls short of full equality. "We therefore agree with the plaintiffs that...