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Kevin Rennie

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  • Connecticut Native Kevin Lacz Appears In 'American Sniper'

    Connecticut Native Kevin Lacz Appears In 'American Sniper'
    Connecticut and its people and its places continue to get some good press and some great exposure. By now just about everyone has heard about the Oscar-nominated blockbuster movie "American Sniper," a drama based on the memoirs of the late Navy SEAL...
  • Enjoy While You Can — Good News Doesn't Last

    Enjoy While You Can &#8212 Good News Doesn't Last
    This is a painful time of year for public officials who oversee government budgets. They are expected to see into the future and know the course of complicated economies. No obvious straining or wobbling allowed. One of the challenges is sorting out...
  • Remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s Courage

    Remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s Courage
    Our lives are better because of the way Martin Luther King Jr. lived his. On this weekend each year, we pay particular attention to the principles of freedom and justice that he championed in the face of ferocious opposition. As the passage of time...
  • Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals

    Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals
    Our political system of frequent elections provides regular opportunities for officials to engage in a fresh start, though most of the players are not new to the office they hold. The issues that face the state, however, do not ebb and flow on the same...
  • Rowland's Path Back To Prison Paved By Enablers

    Rowland's Path Back To Prison Paved By Enablers
    Here is how 2015 will begin. Everybody who is supposed to pay attention to the second inauguration of Gov. Dannel P. (for "Porcupine") Malloy will instead be focused on the same-day sentencing of former Gov. John G. Rowland. The latter event has been...
  • What Fiscal Crisis? Malloy Insiders, Herbst Reap Raises

    What Fiscal Crisis? Malloy Insiders, Herbst Reap Raises
    "No matter how cynical you get, it's never enough to keep up." Leave it to clever Lily Tomlin to provide a description of post-election Connecticut. We know that in the weeks after an election that re-elected incumbents will make some unpleasant...
  • Supreme Court Delay On Lapointe Puzzling

    Supreme Court Delay On Lapointe Puzzling
    Few homicide cases can be resolved in the 60-minute television format that shapes much of the public's impressions of murder investigations and prosecutions. The "Serial" podcast phenomenon that examined the 1999 murder of Baltimore high school student...
  • Rowland Never Got It — Now He Will

    Rowland Never Got It — Now He Will
    It's time for another John Rowland sentencing in federal court. This one, scheduled for Jan. 7, is unlikely to go as well as the last one, though the 2005 sentencing looms in court documents filed over a week ago. Each side filed an extensive pre-...
  • Child Killer Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

    Child Killer Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter
    HARTFORD — A Manchester man who admitted to police that he hurled his 2-month-old daughter head first into the hard bottom of a bassinette in April was found guilty Monday of first-degree manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years in prison. Upon...
  • Some Rights And Wrongs When Pulled Over

    Some Rights And Wrongs When Pulled Over
    Merry Christmas, Hartford Courant opinion readers. Thank you for your continuing interest in the content of the nation's oldest continuously published newspaper. Your patronage and engagement is a gift that I enjoy throughout the year. I spend most of...
  • Special Favor To Injured Legislator Tempting, But Wrong

    Special Favor To Injured Legislator Tempting, But Wrong
    A "quiet consensus" is building in the General Assembly, writes Courant columnist Kevin Rennie, to grant retirement benefits to four-term state Sen. Andrew Maynard should he be unable to serve his constituents when the legislature convenes in January....