| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:56 AM
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-...
| 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 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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:13 PM
In Kevin Rennie's column "A Race Between Two Darth Vaders" [Aug. 17, Opinion], he states that the race between the two major gubernatorial candidates in Connecticut "will sometimes feel like a fight between versions of Darth Vader."
With all due respect...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Columnist Kevin Rennie's screed of Aug. 10 calling for the firing of Joette Katz as commissioner of the Department of Children and Families is the most uninformed hatchet job that I have read in years ["Joette Katz Must Be Fired Now"]. Rennie states...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Ever since Rep. Linda Marie "Penny'' Bacchiochi stepped into the political spotlight more than two months ago, she has been involved in controversies.
These have included charges of racism and have led to sharp clashes with both of her opponents in a...