| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:29 AM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have had a pretty rough week otherwise, but she's getting some love from Connecticut. A new Quinnipiac University Poll, released Thursday morning, said "Clinton can just e-mail it in to win Connecticut."
| Mar 9, 2015
| 5:24 PM
A new measure by the House that could leave Connecticut out of a future Northeast Corridor high-speed rail system would hurt Amtrak as well as the state, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday.
"I understand that reducing the number of stops to the minimum...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 6:42 AM
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Davis saw three combat zones during one tour of duty and dodged bullets just like her male comrades. Still, the Enfield resident says she's never been treated as an equal in her 24 years as a soldier, and she doesn't...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON Recent deadly railroad-crossing crashes have sparked interest among lawmakers and regulators in improving safety conditions where highways and rail lines intersect.
Since the beginning of February, seven people have died and scores more have...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:14 PM
WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 9:29 PM
HARTFORD — With state income tax collections from Wall Street slower than expected, the comptroller is now projecting the state deficit at $101 million for the current fiscal year.
Comptroller Kevin Lembo, a Democrat, said Monday that the state had...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 2:20 PM
U.S. car buyers would have to get most repairs subject to a recall performed before registering their vehicles under legislation being introduced by two Democratic senators concerned that too many defects are ignored.
The bill by Sens. Edward Markey of...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 9:02 PM
Imagine getting a layoff notice, then being ordered to train your replacement.
That's what has happened to hundreds of information technology employees at Southern California Edison. Since last summer, Edison, which serves nearly 14 million customers,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 4:26 PM
At first blush, it sounds like a good idea: require the labeling of genetically engineered foods so that consumers can make informed choices about what they eat. Yet such a law, proposed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and other senators, simply caters to...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 2:56 PM
HARTFORD — Liam E. McGee, who led The Hartford insurance company through a transformation after the 2008 financial crisis and helped rid the city of one of its most visible eyesores, died Friday. He was 60.
McGee was CEO from Oct. 1, 2009, through...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:00 AM
When Ray Rice left Baltimore one year ago this weekend for an outing with his then-fiancee, he could never have fathomed the seismic impact he was to set off with his actions.
With a punch to Janay Palmer's face in an Atlantic City casino elevator,...