| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
There won't be a new round of military base closures in 2015 if members of Connecticut's congressional delegation have anything to say about it. And, true to form, they have plenty to say about it.
In his new defense budget, released April 10, President...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Stay angry. Remember how you felt this weekend. Don't let the faces of those children go until meaningful, actual steps are taken to make this a safer and less violent country.
Connecticut residents were still reeling Sunday from the massacre of 20...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Today in this space, we're introducing a new Tom Foley-inspired game called "I Think It's True But It Might Not Be."
As many of you know, Tom Foley, not yet a candidate for governor, has been touring the state directing charges at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Just as the shine has come off Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, known as the BIA, has a new plan that could push more Indian casinos on Connecticut.
Last month, Kevin Washburn, an Interior Department assistant secretary...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
President Obama is facing significant resistance from his own party to his request for congressional approval to strike Syria. Sen. Chris Murphy voted against authorizing U.S. missile strikes in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. But others, such...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:24 PM
In content and syntax, state Rep. DebraLee Hovey embarrassed herself, the General Assembly and the state.
Ms. Hovey, a Republican who represents Newtown and Monroe, blasted the visit to Newtown on Friday by former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, a Democrat,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Deficit-hawk Republicans say the $85 billion across-the-board budget cuts that begin Friday under the sequester banner, unless Congress regains its senses, won't make much of an impact on a $3.5 trillion budget.
They're wrong. It could cost thousands,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Federal plans to shutter the Plum Island Animal Disease Laboratory and move the operation to Kansas have set into motion steps to sell the 843-acre New York island just off the North Fork of Long Island and visible from the Connecticut shoreline.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Angered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The United States and its allies have no choice but to respond militarily to what looks like a deadly, provocative use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad against its own people. The poison gas attack on Aug. 21 is said to have...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Changes in how Connecticut votes may be on the way — and that will be a good thing if it means new rules, such as authorizing early voting, that give busy people more opportunity to vote, boosting turnout and reinvigorating democracy.