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  • Keno in Connecticut?

    Keno in Connecticut?
    The state House of Representatives has voted for a state budget that includes the introduction of  Keno, described as electronic bingo. The budget bill would authorize 600 Keno lottery terminals in Connecticut. Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York...
  • Ex-Staff Chief For Rell Collects $55,200 Pension At 51

    Ex-Staff Chief For Rell Collects $55,200 Pension At 51
    A big question at the end of Gov. M. Jodi Rell's term was what would become of her powerful chief of staff, M. Lisa Moody, who some observers said had more of a direct hand in running the government than Rell did during their 6½ years in the famous...
  • UConn Health Center Loses Out On $100 Million Federal Grant

    The University of Connecticut Health Center was not chosen to receive a $100 million federal grant contained within last year's health care reform bill. Instead, the money will go to Ohio State University, the Health Resources and Services Administration...
  • Ruling Favors Troopers On 1,248 Minimum; Malloy Will Appeal

    In a victory for the state police union, a judge has refused Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's request to dismiss a lawsuit by the union regarding Malloy's layoff of 56 troopers. The judge also said that the state's law requiring a minimum of 1,248 troopers is...
  • Rep. Terry Backer To Run For Re-election

    After fighting brain cancer for more than a year, state Rep. Terry Backer said Tuesday that he will run for re-election if he keeps feeling as good as he does now. Backer, a Stratford Democrat who is among the longest-serving legislators, was looking...
  • Plenty of outrage over East Haven racial profiling scandal, and plenty of blame for state leaders who let it happen

    Plenty of outrage over East Haven racial profiling scandal, and plenty of blame for state leaders who let it happen
    East Haven’s racial-profiling scandal produced an abundance of outrage during a Connecticut Civil Rights Coalition news conference Wednesday, but maybe not enough of it was directed at the people who ultimately made the scandal possible. Oh,...
  • Malloy says he'll sign on to governors' petition asking feds to relax ban on medical pot

    Malloy says he'll sign on to governors' petition asking feds to relax ban on medical pot
    Gov. Dannel Malloy says he plans to sign on to a petition by the governors of Rhode Island and Washington state asking the feds to reclassify marijuana so it can be used in medical pot programs. “The governor continues to support the palliative use...
  • Christmas Sales Could Help State Coffers

    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...
  • NTSB Wants To Ban All Cellphones While Driving

    NTSB Wants To Ban All Cellphones While Driving
    In a surprising move, the National Transportation Board is calling upon states to prohibit the use of all cellphones in cars, including hands-free devices. The landmark ban would go beyond the current law in Connecticut, which allows the use of hands-...
  • Clown-O-Meter: "I don't sell drugs, I buy drugs"

    Clown-O-Meter: "I don't sell drugs, I buy drugs"
    -The tightfisted state budget enacted by Gov. Dannel Malloy last spring has meant an official portrait of his predecessor, M. Jodi Rell, has yet to grace the state library in Hartford. The Stamford Advocate found that Connecticut still pays up to $40,...
  • Nonpartisan Fiscal Office Says Malloy Pension Savings Wrong By $3.1 Billion

    Gov. Dannel Malloy's estimate of pension savings over 20 years was wrong by $3.1 billion, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office said Friday. Malloy had announced that the state would save $4.8 billion over 20 years from a negotiated deal last...