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The Hartford CourantA little-noticed bill, given final approval by legislators on June 4, could reinstate the disputed pension of controversial East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. – who made national news in 2012 by saying he might have some tacos on the day four of his...
The Hartford CourantThe U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on May 31 reversed a lower court ruling, and gave unionized state employees a major victory in a 2003 class action lawsuit against ex-Gov. John G. Rowland and his budget chief, Marc Ryan. The appeals panel of...
The Hartford CourantThe Republican Party has not been on a roll. In November, it lost seats in the House, gave away seats it should have won in the Senate, and for the fifth time in the last six presidential elections lost the popular vote. While conservatives attending...
The Hartford CourantWhat got into John Rowland, everyone was asking after the former governor and now WTIC-AM 1080 talk show host hammered former Republican Attorney General Nominee Martha Dean over her views on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Dean has a...
The Hartford CourantRandy Edsall had his one-liner as ready as that inside handoff on first down that used to go for 2 yards and a cloud of vanilla. "We'll try to keep it brief so you guys can get to lunch," The Deserter said. "I know you're all waiting to get your lunch...
The Hartford CourantDespite what you've heard on TV, the U.S. Senate race between Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon is not about creating jobs. It's about a methodical, astronomically expensive, dismantling of Murphy. Thus far, the polls suggest McMahon is succeeding. And...
The Hartford CourantOn Wednesday afternoon, my own radio station was going on a bit too long about how well peaches go with duck, so I flipped over to the show hosted by former Gov. John Rowland, where a caller was saying (I paraphrase): "Breathes there a man with soul so...
The Hartford Courant"Politics is tough," Simsbury Republican Lisa Wilson-Foley observed as she conceded the 5th Congressional District party primary to state Sen. Andrew Roraback Tuesday night. A last-minute attack on second-place finisher Mark Greenberg revealed Wilson-...
The Hartford CourantBridgeport continues to challenge Waterbury as the home of the most embarrassing and bewildering politics in Connecticut. Former state Sen. Ernie Newton did last week what few in Connecticut politics have achieved: He subdued bumptious Working Families...
Tags: Republican Party, Bribery, Executive Branch, Danbury, Waterbury
The Hartford CourantBecause Tuesday is primary day in Connecticut, The Weak in Review is departing from its usual Weak format to offer endorsements of candidates seeking party nominations for Congress and the Senate. The Weak urges all voters, eligible or otherwise, to go to...
The Hartford CourantWe need to talk about Scootie. Scootie is the name I suggested, roughly 12 years ago, for the Hartford to New Britain busway, and like so many of my brilliant ideas, it was ignored. Scootie was a good name because (a) who could hate something named...
The Hartford CourantA big question at the end of Gov. M. Jodi Rell's term was what would become of her powerful chief of staff, M. Lisa Moody, who some observers said had more of a direct hand in running the government than Rell did during their 6½ years in the famous...
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