| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The foundation charged with distributing more than $11 million donated after the Sandy Hook massacre is bringing in a former federal judge to help decide how that money will be allocated, two sources familiar with the selection said Thursday.
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Last year, conservationists celebrated the death of the so-called Haddam land swap — a controversial deal approved by the state legislature in 2011 to let private developers acquire 17 acres of state-owned land overlooking the Connecticut River in...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:18 PM
NEW YORK — In a dimly lit room inside Grand Central Station, with a high, ornate, painted wood ceiling and a stone fireplace with a carved, winged lion insignia, a piece of the Connecticut economy came to life.
There, in a gathering late Thursday,...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A little-noticed bill, given final approval by legislators on June 4, could reinstate the disputed pension of controversial East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. – who made national news in 2012 by saying he might have some tacos on the day four of his...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Our public bureaucrats don’t normally pay much attention to matters involving seconds. (At least, not when you’re standing in line at the DMV or waiting for your income tax refund check to arrive.)
There is one area, however, where state...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:55 AM
In his first year in office, Gov. Dannel Malloy spent all or part of 70 days outside Connecticut’s borders.
State records show he made 38 different trips that required him to notify Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman that she would serve as acting chief...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Connecticut transportation officials are putting a lethal three-mile stretch of Route 44 (aka Burnside Avenue) in East Hartford on a radical "road diet" before it kills again.
One state Department of Transportation official calls it a "groundbreaking"...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:58 AM
The Pentagon is likely to seek another round of base closings in Obama's upcoming budget proposal and this time, unlike last year, it won't go away easily.
That's the assessment from Bob Ross, director of the state's Office of Military Affairs -- who'...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
No one expected Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to offer solutions to the state's $1.1 billion budget shortfall for the coming year on Wednesday, and he didn't do so. We'll hear the unpalatable options soon enough.
One of them could be borrowing hundreds of...