| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Luke Bronin announced Tuesday he would resign from his position as general counsel for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and said he is "strongly considering" a run for mayor of Hartford in 2015.
Bronin said he would resign his post Jan. 7, when Malloy is scheduled...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The head of Foxwoods Resort Casino said this week that extending drinking hours at the casinos makes sense given the "24-hour" nature of casinos, but that the ultimate decision on whether to push for those extended hours rests with the Mashantucket Pequot...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Metro-North fares in Connecticut will rise by an average of 1 percent starting New Year's Day, a relatively small increase for passengers who've seen ticket prices climb by more than 5 percent a year starting in 2012.
The increases are part of a seven-...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The state's top labor-relations official said Tuesday that she had received a formal notice that she's being laid off effective Jan. 20 by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director – five days after being informed of the impending action – and...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:50 PM
A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuberculosis sanatorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy's announcement that the "Seaside" property will become a state park.
Malloy said the...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:09 PM
One of Linda J. Yelmini's jobs as the state's longtime director of labor relations has been to discipline or fire public employees charged with misconduct. She's able to quote personnel statutes like most people can recite the Pledge of Allegiance, and...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:40 AM
This past election, I was confused by Republican calls to end "one-party rule" in the state legislature. The premise was that Republicans have no voice in the public policies that shape the lives of millions of Connecticut citizens. There was no media...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:16 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Veteran legislator Joe Serra, a Democrat, is seeking re-election to a 12th term in the 33rd House District against Republican Linda Szynkowicz.
Republicans say that after 22 years it's time for someone new, but Serra said his long...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a televised debate Thursday night, but one of the issues focused on the person who was not there - Republican Tom Foley.
Foley declined to participate in the debate at...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 4:54 AM
The jobs picture for Connecticut looked grim as of this past Monday morning, with just 5,600 new positions added by employers over the previous 12 months.
Tom Foley wanted you to know how bad a year we were having in his effort to bash, and unseat, Gov....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Many are asking — and rightfully so — "Where does Tom Foley stand?" A more important and perplexing question is, "Where does Gov. Dannel Malloy stand?"
Foley, the Republican challenger, is running an unsurprising and uninspired referendum...