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Kevin Rennie

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  • Volunteers Make A Difference — Join Them

    Volunteers Make A Difference — Join Them
    It is the tradition at the 250-year-old Hartford Courant that we draw a veil over our political opinions on the Sunday before an election. Today, no talk of government and whatever may influence you as your decide whether and for whom to mark your...
  • If Only Tom Foley Had Paid Some Taxes

    If Only Tom Foley Had Paid Some Taxes
    This will sound harsh, but it is a considerable defect for a candidate to appear at his most authentic when delivering a concession speech. Republican Tom Foley has given two in his bids for governor of Connecticut. He promises to show mercy upon the...
  • Questions Loom Over Injured Sen. Maynard

    Questions Loom Over Injured Sen. Maynard
    The General Assembly is faced with a delicate problem that its members would like to handle with discretion, which means without too much attention from the public. It is a sad story playing out at the intersection of tug of affection and the power of...
  • CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging

    CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging
    The race for governor has brought Connecticut a notable distinction. Wesleyan University's Media Project reported last week that the state's contest for governor features a higher percentage of negative ads than any other contest for governor in the...
  • Rennie Had Hatchet Out For Nappier

    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.¬†...
  • No Accounting For State Treasurer Nappier

    No Accounting For State Treasurer Nappier
    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...
  • Judge Rightly Rips DCF Over Exculpatory Evidence

    Judge Rightly Rips DCF Over Exculpatory Evidence
    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...
  • Rennie: CT Innovations Has Run Out of Money

    Rennie: CT Innovations Has Run Out of Money
    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...
  • High-Tech Investment Agency Frozen Out Of State Money

    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...
  • More Revelations Dog Commissioner Schriro

    More Revelations Dog Commissioner Schriro
    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'...
  • Malloy's Numbers Don't Add Up To Win

    Malloy's Numbers Don't Add Up To Win
    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....