| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Many employers are discriminating against the unemployed in online advertising, according to a study by advocacy group National Employment Law Project released Tuesday, July 12.
NELP identified more than 150 ads that included exclusions based on...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 2:00 PM
WASHINGTON -- A lobbyist who was the wife of a White House adviser was found dead inside a burning car in the garage of her home in Southeast Washington Monday.
D.C. fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says firefighters were called to a rowhouse...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 6:37 AM
On the heels of another dismal jobs report earlier this month, U.S Rep. Rosa DeLauro introduced the Fair Employment Opportunity Act, a measure to fight discrimination against the unemployed.
The bill would prohibit employers from ruling out applicants...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Southington real estate agent Christian Bedard allegedly demanded an SUV to keep quiet about all the gay sex he says he had with Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano. Bedard allegedly sent a message, via Facebook, to the MLB player's sister, threatening to...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:23 AM
When the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was passed in 1996, all but one member of Connecticut's congressional delegation voted for the legislation that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman.
Times have changed. Connecticut has legalized...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:44 PM
So U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3, raises lots of extra campaign cash, gives gobs of it to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which turns around and pays $1.9 million to DeLauro’s husband for polling and campaign consulting.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Connecticut's biggest airports seem to be stuck in a strange and frustrating limbo. Lots of local and state folks see them as potentially high-flying engines of economic prosperity, but they never quite achieve lift-off.
Bradley International Airport...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:29 AM
A government program that tests produce for dangerous pathogens has been given a reprieve from the chopping block — but only for five more months.
The 11-year-old Microbiological Data Program works with labs across the country to screen about 15,...
| Dec 25, 2006
Recurring outbreaks of food-borne illness from contaminated produce are "unacceptable" in today's society, the government says. But when it comes to preventing new occurrences, the Food and Drug Administration hasn't done much of the basic research that...
| Feb 9, 2009
| 1:26 PM
They didn't waste any time.
While most of the nation focused on the stimulus bill winding through Congress, nine representatives introduced a bill calling for an end to the 46-year-old ban on travel to Cuba.
The Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act...
| Nov 5, 2008
Democrat Rosa DeLauro easily grabbed her 10th victory in the 3rd Congressional District race Tuesday.
But her victory party at the Playwright restaurant on Temple Street was more about the Democratic Party and presidential candidate Barack Obama than...