| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The tyranny of numbers has taken over the race for governor. Wednesday's Quinnipiac University poll of the contest found Republican challenger and former ambassador to Ireland Thomas Foley leading incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by six points....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I'm a mom of two with a blue-collar husband. I wasn't happy with increases in taxes and I'm not into politics. I didn't know Gov. M. Jodi Rell left the state facing huge debt. Any politician can say, "I'll never raise taxes," but those are empty...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Neighbors just south of downtown Hartford cheered when apartments and homes replaced a rundown public housing complex and when townhouses rose on a barren, vacant lot.
But those improvements in the Sheldon-Charter Oak neighborhood are overshadowed by the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Criminal convictions and past imprisonment of Michael M. Sharpe, the CEO of a charter school organization that receives millions in taxpayer funds, are worrying Hartford and state officials – who said Wednesday they hadn't known of his record and...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:29 PM
HARTFORD — For weeks, Republican gubernatorial hopeful John McKinney has scolded Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for having "raided nearly $190 million" from a major transportation fund to shore up holes in the state budget.
In public campaign events,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The main building at the former Seaside Regional Center in Waterford is one of a kind, a haunting historic structure, an architectural response to a 1930s medical challenge.
It was built as a sanitarium for children with tuberculosis, the first facility...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Insurance companies large enough that their failure could disrupt the U.S. economy will face a familiar regulator as former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas R. Sullivan starts a newly created position next week at the U.S. Federal Reserve....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I worked for the state of Connecticut for 39 years, starting as a correction officer and retiring as the commissioner of the Department of Correction, appointed by Gov. M. Jodi Rell and reappointed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
I was taken aback reading a...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Uttered at every campaign stop and imprinted on all of her volunteers' T-shirts is a word that Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers has used to define her campaign.
The former Groton mayor is heading to a primary Tuesday...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Republicans could squander a golden opportunity to reclaim the governor's office unless they present a compelling, moderate vision to the hundreds of thousands of unaffiliated voters who will decide this year's election.
Anything is possible when the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
The state-government half of one of Connecticut's political power couples is departing Gov. Malloy's administration and heading back to academia, and there's a real question about what Daniel Esty is leaving in his wake.
Esty (husband of U.S. Rep....