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M. Jodi Rell

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  • Email Secrecy Shows Contempt For Public's Right To Know

    Email Secrecy Shows Contempt For Public's Right To Know
    On Sunday we welcome the beginning of Sunshine Week, when access to public information is celebrated. Unfortunately, though we live in an information age, the Freedom of Information Act and the public's access to documents is under siege. Hillary...
  • Clock Ticking To Get State Arts Leader In Place

    Clock Ticking To Get State Arts Leader In Place
    So who will be the new point person for the arts at the Department of Economic and Community Development? Arts leaders in the state want to know but so far the choice has not been made and questions are swirling around the direction of the office, its...
  • Malloy Budget Cuts Mean Big Trouble for Tiny Conservation Groups

    Malloy Budget Cuts Mean Big Trouble for Tiny Conservation Groups
    HARTFORD – In the grand scheme of a $20 billion-a-year state budget, Gov. Dannel Malloy's plan to chop $285,000 in funding for a bunch of relatively obscure non-profit conservation agencies seems like no big deal. Except that, for these tiny soil-...
  • Budget Cuts, Changes Worry Arts Leaders

    Budget Cuts, Changes Worry Arts Leaders
    HARTFORD — State funding for the arts has been reduced by more than $3 million and reconfigured with few arts and cultural leaders knowing how much — if anything — they will receive in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. A...
  • Slots Proposal Declared Dead For The Year

    Slots Proposal Declared Dead For The Year
    In a major blow for an expansion of gambling, the Senate majority leader said Monday that a proposal to legalize slot machines outside two Indian casinos is dead for this year. Senator Bob Duff, a key player who controls the agenda with the Senate...
  • State Republicans Take Lead On Clean Elections

    State Republicans Take Lead On Clean Elections
    Republicans in the state General Assembly beat Democrats to the punch last week by proposing legislation to close loopholes that have badly undermined this state's campaign finance program, which was once a national model. If the minority party's bold...
  • State Awards Ireland $6 Million For 21 Years Of Wrongful Incarceration

    State Awards Ireland $6 Million For 21 Years Of Wrongful Incarceration
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland's subdued reaction Thursday to word that he would soon be a multimillionaire seemed to say a lot about the long road it took to get there. Even after 21 grueling years locked up in prison for a rape and murder that he did...
  • State Panel Advises 'Fix It First' Approach on Transportation

    State Panel Advises 'Fix It First' Approach on Transportation
    Connecticut should make a few targeted improvements in transit bus service, but should focus its transportation dollars mainly on shoring up existing highways and transit systems rather than initiate new projects, a report recommends. For too many...
  • Wrongfully Imprisoned Man Describes Perspective He'd Bring To Parole Board

    Wrongfully Imprisoned Man Describes Perspective He'd Bring To Parole Board
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland's credentials for a post on the state's board of pardons and paroles are unlike any of his fellow nominees. During a confirmation hearing Friday before the state judiciary committee, Ireland, imprisoned for more than...
  • Dianne Grenier wears many hats

    Dianne Grenier has lived on Andover Lake since 1986. Retired from a 40-year career at Pratt and Whitney in 2017, Grenier has always been heavily involved with her community. "I am interested in all things Andover," said Grenier. "This is the community I...
  • Income Tax Collections Expected To Increase; Deficit Still Projected

    Income Tax Collections Expected To Increase; Deficit Still Projected
    HARTFORD — The state income tax will generate nearly $500 million more next year as the Connecticut economy continues to slowly improve, according to the latest consensus revenue estimates released Thursday. The estimates, which are required by...