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  • Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax

    Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax
    It was a blisteringly hot summer in 1991, and Connecticut residents were steamed that a budget crisis meant closing many state parks on the Fourth of July.
  • How Will Foley, Malloy Address Looming Deficits?

    Our politics are mired in gridlock, in large part due to party loyalty. No matter what, we vote for our party. In recent years in Connecticut, neither party has distinguished itself. On taxes, Gov. Lowell Weicker Jr. put in the state income tax; Gov....

    Residents Leaving Because Of Republicans

    As the letters flow in from Connecticut residents claiming they are leaving the state because they cannot afford it here, let me remind everyone before this next election for governor that it was longtime Republican Lowell Weicker, who ran for governor as...

    Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation

     Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation
    Palmer McGee was a soft spoken, white-shoe lawyer with an innate sense of fairness and compassion. He embodied paradox: a West Point graduate who actively opposed the war in Vietnam; a Republican who ran for the U.S. Senate on a peace ticket. He...

    Weicker: Republicans Torpedoed Themselves

    Weicker: Republicans Torpedoed Themselves
    It has been 24 years since I left the Republican Party to run for governor of Connecticut as an independent. In the intervening time, I have seen the Republicans, a once proud political entity, decline into irrelevancy. That status has been disastrous for...