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  • Text Of Governor Rell's Final State Of The State Speech

    State of the State February 3, 2010 By Governor M. Jodi Rell Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Williams, members and guests: We gather today to mark the opening of the 2010 legislative session and we do so at a time of continued challenge, continued...
  • Judge Uses Vulgar Language As She Is Charged

    Judge Uses Vulgar Language As She Is Charged
    Repeatedly using vulgar and racial insults, Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa Cofield argued with a police officer — addressing him as "Negro trooper" at one point — who was trying to process her on a charge of drunken driving in Glastonbury...
  • Hogan Defends Rehiring Retired Professors

    A skeptical state lawmaker and the president of the University of Connecticut squared off Friday over the controversial system of "double-dipping" that uses short-term contracts to pay retired professors who are already receiving pensions. In his first...
  • Hogan Turns Down Bonus; Faculty Agreed To Give Up Raises, Too, He Says

    Although he was given a sterling performance review, University of Connecticut President Michael Hogan turned down a raise and a performance bonus Tuesday, noting that faculty and staff had agreed to give up raises, as well. This is the second year Hogan...
  • Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade

    Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade
    The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals. On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
  • Questions Of Fairness In Latest Round Of Marshal Hirings

    When the independent State Marshal Commission was formed following the elimination of the sheriff's system, state officials promised a new day, with the lucrative process-serving jobs awarded based on qualifications, not patronage. But when the...
  • Budget May Solve Political Battle Over Home Invasion

    Gov. M. Jodi Rell will not meet today with Democratic legislators after being trashed this week as a political panderer exploiting the latest tragic home invasion. The speaker of the House, too, is incensed over the issues of crime and punishment. "Don'...
  • Crowds Jam Gay Marriage Hearing

    Replacing Pedro Segarra and Charlie Ortiz's civil union document with a marriage certificate won't deepen the Hartford couple's commitment to one another and it certainly won't grant them any more rights under the law. But it would make a world of...
  • A Marriage Proposal

    Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage are bracing for another battle at the Capitol while trying to win over the hearts and minds of the state's residents. The two Democratic leaders of the General Assembly's judiciary committee said Wednesday...
  • Greener Way To Clean

    Greener Way To Clean
    The air is smelling greener for Connecticut cleaning products manufacturers, as new state and municipal regulations create more demand for environmentally friendly cleaners. But as one fast-growing company has discovered, the price of all that green...
  • Primaries Abound Among Legislative Races

    Primaries Abound Among Legislative Races
    Veteran politicians with long tenures in their towns are supposed to cruise to victory with little opposition. That's one reason voters sometimes push for term limits — as incumbents rarely face serious challenges. But that's not the case this...