| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:46 AM
A pervading atmosphere of incompetence and neglect at General Motors led the company to allow a deadly problem to fester for 11 years before anyone acted to correct it. So says a report Thursday morning on the ignition-switch issue that has been linked to...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:03 AM
As the Senate prepares to take up reform legislation growing out of the VA healthcare scandal, a group representing Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans called Monday for a "Marshall Plan" for veterans and for the president to appoint a post-9/11 veteran...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:52 PM
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Monday called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to immediately review wait times for appointments at VA facilities in California, citing reports of veterans facing waits of up to 90 days at Los Angeles and Long...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:21 PM
By now we know that ignition defects in Chevrolet Cobalts contributed to the deaths of at least 13 people. The real number may be more than 20 times as high.
But we could have found out a lot sooner — soon enough, perhaps, to save many of those...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:33 AM
STAMFORD - Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney says he supports national efforts to tax internet sales, backing a fix that has been considered in Congress repeatedly but never garnered the support to pass.
McKinney, the state senate...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:33 PM
WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal reached out to his supporters this week asking them for campaign cash — not for his campaign, but for that of Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat.
Although Franken is a former Saturday Night Live...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:59 PM
With colleges and universities around the country reevaluating how they deal with sexual misconduct complaints, Yale University reported recently that a disciplinary committee has expelled two men charged with sexual assault.
The men, who were both...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:34 PM
He received a master's degree from Michigan in social work in 1993 and an MBA from Michigan's Ross School of Business in 2005. He has been involved in athletics management at the highest collegiate level for many years.
One could make an argument that...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:13 PM
On July 23, the House of Representatives passed HR 2283, the Human Trafficking Prioritization Act, co-sponsored by 112 representatives, including Connecticut Rep. James Himes. I am grateful for this sponsorship.
Connecticut is no stranger to human...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Plenty of Connecticut Democrats are upset that former state legislator Jonathan Pelto is seeking a spot on the gubernatorial ballot to challenge Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. But few have gone as far as U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro of New Haven, who says...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:54 PM
LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary.
Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...