| 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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:13 PM
As the letters flow in from Connecticut residents claiming they are leaving the state because they cannot afford it here, let me remind everyone before this next election for governor that it was longtime Republican Lowell Weicker, who ran for governor as...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The fight for the Connecticut governorship between Republican Tom Foley and incumbent Democrat Dannel P. Malloy has generated significant national attention and, behind the curtain, attracted seasoned political operatives to both campaigns.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:49 PM
WETHERSFIELD - For the past three decades, Connecticut governors have touted the amount of money they have spent on transportation.
After the Mianus River Bridge collapsed and killed three motorists on Interstate 95 in Cos Cob in 1983, Gov. William A. O'...
| 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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:06 PM
It's been a rough year for Metro-North, which operates the commuter rail service between Connecticut and New York's Grand Central Station. First derailments, power failures and other accidents raised questions about the railroad's safety and its...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:03 PM
As a candidate in 2010, Democrat Dannel P. Malloy would often criticize his predecessor, Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell, for agreeing to state budget deals that called for gimmicks to paper over deficits.
Now, pushed into a corner by a lag in tax...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Politics is humanity cast in its lowest form. Lies, cheating, hypocrisy, prejudice, crime, selfishness, lust for power, backstabbing, pettiness; it’s all there. Today, I’m highlighting hypocrisy. I’m thinking about candidate Dannel P....
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Long before he became an internationally known forensic scientist sought out by the likes of the Kennedys and O.J. Simpson, Henry Lee began his career in a converted bathroom at the Bethany state police barracks.
Virtually a one-man operation with a...
| 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...