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John B. Larson

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  • Making Health Care System More Efficient Subject Of Forum

    HARTFORD -- A forum on health care Monday had a "best of times, worst of times" feel. Some members of the panel convened by U.S. Rep. John Larson spoke of the tremendous explosion of knowledge and innovation that is dramatically remaking the health...
  • Legislators Call On Congress To Reverse Plum Island Mandate

    A group of Connecticut and New York lawmakers is calling on Congress to reverse a mandate requiring the sale of the federally controlled Plum Island in Long Island Sound. The island, which rests to the east of Long Island's Orient Point within the New...
  • Green Party Nominates Dozens Of Candidates

    PORTLAND — About 30 Green Party members gathered at the Portland Senior Center Monday night to nominate dozens of candidates for statewide and municipal offices. The Greens — who run progressive, environmentally concerned candidates on...
  • Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford

    Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford
    Just as Martin Luther King Jr. had done a year earlier, King T. Hayes journeyed north from Georgia in the summers of 1945 and 1946 as a student to earn money working in the tobacco fields in Simsbury. And like King, Hayes was struck by the comparative...
  • Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes

     Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes
    They want to take charge of the state government and its $22 billion annual budget, but they haven't been able to pay some of their own personal bills — including state or federal taxes. That's true of two of the seven candidates for governor in...
  • U.S. Energy Secretary Makes Hartford Stop To Press Regional Gas Issue

    HARTFORD — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz chose New England as the first stop in his national review of energy issues, visiting Hartford on Monday to highlight how gas and electricity constraints are resulting in higher bills throughout the...
  • A Plea For Primaries

    Of the two major-party nominating conventions starting Friday, the two-day Republican conclave at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville will be by far the more interesting and more likely to leave blood on the floor. It will feature, of course, a spirited multi-...
  • Cha-ching: Gov. candidates offer fund-raising details

     
    The old saying goes that the devil is in the details, and while that's a tired old maxim, it really does apply to the murky world of campaign finance. While Lucifer himself may not show up on anyone's year-end reports,......
  • Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios

    Obama llega a Connecticut para rally sobre salarios
    El Presidente Barack Obama llegó al Aeropuerto Internacional Bradley, poco después del mediodía del miércoles para una concentración vendida en Central Connecticut State University diseñada para fortalecer apoyo a su propuesta de aumentar el salario...
  • Dallas ceremony marks JFK assassination: Millions share the moment

    Dallas ceremony marks JFK assassination: Millions share the moment
    DALLAS -- The silence was in stark contrast to the somber tolling of the bells as thousands stood in the rain and cold of Dealey Plaza on Friday to mark the exact moments 50 years ago when shots rang out and killed President Kennedy. The peals of the...
  • Last Hurdle For Coltsville Is Congress

    There should no longer be any argument: Coltsville, the great 19th-century industrial village in Hartford's South Meadows, should be a National Historic Park. The only thing left to do — the challenge for the state's delegation — is to win...
  • Looming Assistance Cuts Hit Most Needy

    Who likes a moocher? No one. But who is a moocher? Is a child a moocher? Is an elderly person who needs help a moocher? How about a person with a disability or a person who can't find a job in an area of high unemployment? No, all these people need help...