| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session by December 15 to start solving the state's budget problems.
The two new leaders, Senator Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides of Derby, said the legislature...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:39 PM
HARTFORD — Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session to be convened by Dec. 15 to start solving the state's budget problems.
The two new Republican leaders, Sen. Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:58 AM
It was a blisteringly hot summer in 1991, and Connecticut residents were steamed that a budget crisis meant closing many state parks on the Fourth of July.
The parks were collateral damage in an epic struggle between Gov. Lowell P. Weicker and the...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Three years ago, state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale.
Sens. John McKinney, Andrew Roraback and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Three years ago, the state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale.
Senators John McKinney, Andrew Roraback, and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:09 PM
NEW HAVEN – Gov. Dannel Malloy and a slew of other top state Democrats joined hundreds of Yale University graduate students at a rally Tuesday demanding that Yale officials recognize their union and negotiate a contract.
"I understand how hard...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:26 PM
The family of severely injured state Sen. Andrew Maynard of Stonington issued a statement Tuesday saying they don't want to remove his name from the November ballot despite his suffering two "minor seizures" last week.
Maynard was injured in a fall from...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:09 PM
How could John Rowland tempt fate again, a decade after his crooked dealings with state contractors sent him tumbling from the governor's office into federal prison?
How did he not learn his lesson? Why didn't he make the best of the golden opportunities...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:36 PM
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro on Wednesday introduced legislation to impose a federal tax on soda and other sugary drinks, a proposal designed to curb obesity, diabetes, and the resulting health care costs.
The bill proposes an excise tax based on sugar...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
What's your line in the sand?
When do you finally say, "Enough," decide to sell your house, pack up your things and move your life to another state that offers more freedom and liberty?
For me and my family, the straw that broke the camel's back was...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:17 PM
HARTFORD — Opening an election-year legislative session in which the state faces a projected budget surplus, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for modest tax relief and investments in education, jobs and social services that he said will help...