| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:11 PM
With the Christmas shopping season off to a rousing start, state officials are hoping this will be the best season in years for sales taxes pouring into state coffers.
The gifts being purchased at a brisk pace at malls and retail outlets from Danbury...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:20 PM
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,...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Environmental advocates are celebrating a new law that takes effect Saturday that bans a toxic chemical from use in certain children's products.
The new law - the first in the nation - bans products containing bisphenol A, or BPA, which is used to harden...
| Oct 26, 2010
This summer, new health insurance programs aimed at people with preexisting medical conditions began accepting applications around the country. The plans target one of the key promises of the health-care overhaul: Everyone, even people with checkered...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 4:34 PM
While Congress went backwards a step in diversity in regards to African American senators (there are now zero), the nation elected three more women as governors: Mary Fallin of Oklahoma, Nikki Haley of South Carolina, and Susana Martinez of New......
| Nov 4, 2010
| 5:58 AM
Former Stamford, Conn., Mayor Dan Malloy is moving ahead with plans to form a transition team in anticipation of becoming Connecticut's next governor after the secretary of the state said he won Tuesday's election.
But Republican businessman Tom Foley...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 12:44 PM
Unofficial results posted on Connecticut's secretary of the state's website show Democrat Dan Malloy edging out Republican Tom Foley in the governor's race by 5,644 votes.
The results were posted Friday shortly after police delivered paper copies of...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:42 PM
Republican Tom Foley conceded the gubernatorial election Monday to Democrat Dannel Malloy, saying that various problems with voting in Bridgeport were not enough to overturn the outcome of the race.
The official results show that Foley lost by more...
| Sep 4, 2010
| 10:10 AM
The Enfield man who police say veered across I-91 Thursday, striking a state police car and killing Trooper Kenneth Hall, is in police custody in Massachusetts.
Michael Pajak, 32, is still being treated at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, but...
| Sep 26, 2010
| 11:36 PM
Gebrah Noonan, an Army private who died Thursday in Iraq, loved good literature and Michael Jackson and had a sense of humor sharp enough to get him voted class clown at Watertown High School.
Noonan, 26, died Thursday in a non-combat incident in...