| 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'...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The tyranny of numbers has taken over the race for governor. Wednesday's Quinnipiac University poll of the contest found Republican challenger and former ambassador to Ireland Thomas Foley leading incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by six points....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Thank God for Colin McEnroe! Though I rarely agree with his positions, I always enjoy and look forward to his columns. He writes with clarity, wit and a wicked sense of humor, none of which qualities apply to the offerings of fellow Sunday columnists...
| 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)...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:05 PM
I have no answer. I'm going to ask the question, anyway.
If the forces that oppose the Rock Cats' move to Hartford in what has become a daily food fight are able to kill the $60 million stadium deal, will it enhance or diminish the chances of getting...