| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:05 PM
HARTFORD — A long-term overhaul of the state's transportation network would cut air pollution and save time for commuters, but perhaps more importantly would help shore up Connecticut's economy, Transportation Commissioner James Redeker told...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 6:49 AM
At the Connecticut Business and Industry Association's annual Connecticut Business Day at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, the emphasis was again on encouraging small business owners to express their concerns to their legislators, and some...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 2:55 PM
HARTFORD - The longrunning clash over the transparency of the University of Connecticut Foundation continued Monday as some lawmakers pushed for the foundation to be subject to the state's Freedom of Information Act.
Top UConn officials testified that...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:48 PM
HARTFORD — Secretary of the State Denise Merrill Wednesday proposed scrapping the state's system of having two elected registrars, a Democrat and a Republican, run elections in each of the state's 169 municipalities, saying she would replace them...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 1:49 PM
Police departments in Connecticut don't have to release much information about arrests that they make — not in a timely manner, anyway — and open-government advocates are now saying that legislators need to pass a bill to increase disclosure...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:22 PM
The governor's upcoming 30-year transportation proposal is already a hot topic at the General Assembly, but scores of vastly smaller initiatives for Connecticut's highways and transit systems also are on the table.
Various state legislators are trying to...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:29 AM
HARTFORD — The coming legislative session is likely to be dominated by the usual fights over taxes and spending.
But lawmakers are also poised to ponder other issues that reflect changes in the social fabric propelled by technology.
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:59 PM
MANCHESTER — The board of directors on Tuesday discussed how to balance compassion with the strain on local resources that comes with being a center for state placements of people with mental illness and other problems.
Manchester hosts 65 group...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:41 PM
MANCHESTER —The state will not place any more convicted sex offenders in a halfway house that residents have said does not belong in their neighborhood, the state correction commissioner wrote in a letter released Thursday.
"Based on appropriate...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Democrats kept their grip on the state Senate on a night of tension and tentative celebration in party headquarters across Connecticut.
Republicans had been optimistic about flipping a few seats and narrowing the Democrats’ 22-14 advantage in...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:14 PM
MANCHESTER — For service to his nation, state and hometown, World War II veteran Ted Cummings will be inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame.
Run by the state Department of Veterans Affairs and Military Department, the Hall of Fame...