| May 29, 2015
| 3:43 PM
Just about everyone agrees that the way cities and towns tax cars and trucks is unfair.
For the same model, same year, same mileage, you'll pay nearly seven times as much in property taxes in Hartford as you do in Greenwich, where tax rates are low...
| May 28, 2015
| 7:43 PM
HARTFORD — Keno gambling will be part of the state budget "no matter what," said the co-chairman of the legislature's tax committee.
Rep. Jeffrey Berger, D-Waterbury, has been pushing hard for months for legalization of keno, an issue pitting...
| May 12, 2015
| 1:37 PM
WATERFORD — When the state last fall scuttled a deal to sell the former Seaside property in Waterford for private housing, the losers in the transaction went beyond the developer, who is now considering a lawsuit, and the tax coffers of Waterford....
| May 5, 2015
| 1:30 PM
The Connecticut Republican party will present its top honor to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.
Boughton will be presented with the Prescott Bush award at the Connecticut GOP's annual fundraising dinner in Stamford next month.
Known for his snappy twitter...
| May 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The process of creating a viable and responsible state budget is sidetracked, which is very unfortunate given the state's tepid economic recovery. Make no mistake: Balancing our budget on quick, short-term fixes, or circumventing the state's spending...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 5:40 PM
HARTFORD — The state House of Representatives approved the nomination of Chase T. Rogers as chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court on Wednesday by a wide margin.
Rogers has enjoyed bipartisan support through the years, but her appointment...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:24 PM
HARTFORD — Chase Rogers, the chief justice of Connecticut's Supreme Court, pledged Friday to work to improve the state's family courts in response to critics who say that the system is a costly failure.
"We will continue to work hard and make...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 2:02 PM
Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice Chase Rogers pledged Friday to work to improve the state's family courts in response to critics who say the system is a costly failure.
"We will continue to work hard and make improvements that benefit the...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 2:14 AM
HARTFORD — Activists with a variety of grievances against the court system are joining together to try to scuttle the reappointment of one of Connecticut's most powerful jurists.
Dozens of people are expected to converge on the Legislative...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:40 AM
Democrat Joseph Ganim, a convicted felon, is attempting to make a political comeback by running again for mayor of his hometown of Bridgeport.
Ganim announced on the popular Chaz and AJ morning radio program Thursday that he is forming an exploratory...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 10:30 AM
HARTFORD — Most people in Connecticut assume that land in state parks, state forests and wildlife preserves are forever protected for the benefit of all residents.
That's not always true. Four years ago, state legislators approved a controversial...