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  • How Will Foley, Malloy Address Looming Deficits?

    Our politics are mired in gridlock, in large part due to party loyalty. No matter what, we vote for our party. In recent years in Connecticut, neither party has distinguished itself. On taxes, Gov. Lowell Weicker Jr. put in the state income tax; Gov....
  • Hats Off To Gov. Rell

    I was disappointed when Gov. M. Jodi Rell failed to veto one of the last budget bills that reached her desk in 2009. That bill was enacted without her signature. I saw her in a store shortly after that and considered sharing my disappointment. I did not...
  • Neither Candidate Worth Voting For

    Gov. Dannel P.  Malloy has done something, unlike Gov. M. Jodi Rell, who accomplished little. Unfortunately, Malloy buried middle-class taxpayers with huge tax increases, thereby lowering the quality of life. Connecticut has been rated has the third...
  • Gimmicks Needed To Make State Budget Balance

    Gimmicks Needed To Make State Budget Balance
    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...
  • M. Jodi Malloy

    M. Jodi Malloy
    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....
  • Unraveling Crimes, Henry Lee Transformed Art Of Forensic Science

     Unraveling Crimes, Henry Lee Transformed Art Of Forensic Science
    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...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • McKinney Wrong On Deputy Wardens

    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...
  • Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race

    Somers Campaigns As Outsider In Lieutenant Governor Race
    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. Outsider. The former Groton mayor is heading to a primary Tuesday...
  • GOP Claims Malloy 'Raided' Transportation Fund Don't Add Up

    GOP Claims Malloy 'Raided' Transportation Fund Don't Add Up
    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,...
  • Good Chance To Save Seaside After All

    Good Chance To Save Seaside After All
    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...