| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Columnist Kevin Rennie’s Oct. 12 column, "No Accounting For State Treasurer Nappier" shows he’s mostly a Republican mouthpiece. He complains she’s not an active campaigner -- in an age when people are tired of negative campaigns. ...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:49 PM
It is the high and low season of politics. Candidates are saying ugly things about each other to get your attention. Every candidate but one. State Treasurer Denise Nappier, a Democrat, has gone missing.
Nappier, a four-term incumbent who oversees...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The rule of law feels like it is imperiled in Connecticut, so let us thank two judges, Connecticut Superior Court Judge Julia D. Dewey and New York administrative law Judge Tynia Richard, for illuminating the chilling power of government to subvert...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:33 AM
The Hartford Courant's Kevin Rennie is reporting that a state agency that helps businesses has run out of money for new applicants.
In his "Daily Ructions'' blog, Rennie, a lawyer and a former Republican state senator and representative, reported...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Connecticut Innovations, the state-funded venture capital fund with a mandate to spur high-tech job growth, has been hobbled after being frozen out of state borrowing for the past six months.
The agency, which is not part of the state government but...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:10 PM
More astounding revelations engulfed Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner Dora Schriro last week. The New York Times reported that Schriro participated in a scheme to cover up violence engulfing juvenile inmates at New York'...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:38 PM
HARTFORD - Prompted by a blog post by a Hartford Courant columnist, state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi of Stafford is amending her mandatory financial disclosure forms to report income she received from a political campaign.
Courant columnist Kevin Rennie...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:03 AM
That was a pretty quick "no," amigo.
Last week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy flatly rejected a federal quest to house, temporarily, 2,000 of the Central American refugee children at the Southbury Training School.
And that was that.
Maybe Southbury isn't...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Eso era un "no" rápido, amigo.
La semana pasada, el gobernador Dannel P. Malloy rechazó de plano una petición federal para albergar, temporalmente, a 2,000 de los niños refugiados centroamericanos en la Escuela de Formación de Southbury.
Y eso fue...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:15 PM
By ZACHARY JANOWSKI
New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart has drawn criticism recently from Courant columnist Kevin Rennie and others for certain social media posts, including a photo of herself wrapped in an American flag scarf, and another (quickly removed)...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Editor's note: Columnist Kevin Rennie, in writing about the U.S. attorney's report on violence at Rikers Island prison in New York, asked Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner Dora B. Schriro, "What responsibility...