| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:16 PM
HARTFORD – There will be plenty of pomp and circumstance at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, along with bitterly cold temperatures and the possibility of snow showers.
Malloy, a Democrat from Stamford, will be sworn in...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:11 AM
For years, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has deflected criticism for the state's economic woes, repeatedly reminding residents that he did not "drive the state into the ditch."
But as he prepares to embark on his second term in the governor's office, Malloy...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Cruising from one end of the CTfastrak busway to the other aboard bus 4401 Tuesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy predicted that central Connecticut commuters will embrace the new transit system after it opens March 28.
Malloy, who has a fair amount of his...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:49 AM
Howard Pitkin, commissioner of the state banking department for seven years, much of it marked by the mortgage crisis, will retire in January, ending four decades in the department.
"I'm of an age that I still want to enjoy the years I have left with...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:47 PM
One of the most popular traditions of the holiday season for the general public is the annual Christmas tours of the governor's mansion.
The tours, covering 12 hours over three days, are scheduled to start Friday morning. The governor's residence at 990...
| 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...
| 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 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...