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On a summer night in 2007, Joshua Komisarjevsky and Steven Hayes broke into the home of Dr. William Petit Jr. The doctor was beaten and his wife was raped and strangled. His two daughters died in a fire started just before the accomplices escaped. Dr....
Tags: Punishment, Dannel P. Malloy , Government, Executive Branch, Politics
The Hartford CourantFaced with deep budget cuts and a declining prison population, the state plans to close the medium-security Enfield Correctional Institution — the fourth prison it will close in less than two years. The decision to shutter the prison by Oct. 1...
Tags: Government, Criminals, Unions, Prisons, Civil and Public Service
In a blow to the administration, Governor Dannel Malloy's trusted chief of staff, his deputy chief, and communications director are all leaving. Timothy F. Bannon, a workhorse who has held numerous positions in state government and the private sector,...
Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities. In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
It's been interesting, in a sort of train-wreck-aftermath sort of way, to watch the two PR guys for Connecticut state employee unions trying to find some explanation for the death of the state concessions deal that doesn't involve the arrogance and...
Governors Malloy, Markell Travel Together To Kuwait, Afghanistan; Two Democrats Love Traveling; Markell Campaigned In Hartford For MalloyIn Afghanistan this week, they were side by side. In Kuwait, too. Not long ago, Govs. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and Jack Markell of Delaware were together in Hartford as well — to talk about the best ways to create jobs. And a year before...
The Hartford CourantSaying that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had urged him to put his "differences aside" with Mayor Pedro Segarra, Shawn Wooden withdrew from the mayor's race Thursday and said he would instead run for city council. Wooden, a city lawyer who was considered...
When Pedro Segarra first stepped into the mayor's office, the city was reeling from the resignation of his predecessor, Eddie Perez, who was convicted last June of felony corruption charges. Segarra moved quickly to restore trust in city government. A...
The Hartford CourantWhen Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took the oath of office in January as the first Democratic governor in 20 years, he vowed that things would be different. And they were. For the first time in recent years, the state legislature finished the budget and tax...
"Justice is the first virtue of social institutions," according to philosopher John Rawls. It transcends national borders, races and cultures. The death penalty is the appropriate societal response to the brutal and willful act of capital felony murder....
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) - Despite tough financial times following the worst recession in decades, some states continue to spend millions of dollars to preserve American farmland and stem its rapid loss to development and suburban sprawl. Advocates say the...
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