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M. Jodi Rell

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  • In Killing's Aftermath, State's Penal System Again Hotly Debated

    An angry Gov. M. Jodi Rell and Democrats clashed Monday over whether the General Assembly should pass a "three strikes" law, following the random killing of a 62year-old woman who had been drinking coffee Sunday morning in New Britain at a friend's house....
  • Let Our Judges Call The Strikes

    Gov M. Jodi Rell — championing a bill that would revoke pensions for corrupt state employees — has emphasized the importance of a judge using discretion in deciding whether to eliminate or reduce the amount. "Because you might have families...
  • Attacked Plea Deal Defended

    While Republicans and Democrats continued to spar Tuesday over how best to fight violent crime, the prosecutor whose office eight years ago locked up the ex-convict implicated in Connecticut's latest horrific home invasion responded angrily to what he...
  • Connecticut Favorites

    Republican John McCain and Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton hold double-digit leads among likely voters in the Connecticut presidential primaries on Feb. 5, according to a poll commissioned by The Courant. McCain's rise is a dramatic turn in a state where...
  • Greener Way To Clean

    The air is smelling greener for Connecticut cleaning products manufacturers, as new state and municipal regulations create more demand for environmentally friendly cleaners. But as one fast-growing company has discovered, the price of all that green...
  • Reforms Urged For Nursing Homes

    Saying that Haven Healthcare's troubled record should serve as a wake-up call, state Senate leaders on Wednesday proposed a package of nursing-home reforms aimed at boosting staffing, improving financial accountability and increasing public scrutiny of...
  • Haven Alarm Raised In '06

    The state attorney general's office recommended more than a year ago that the Department of Social Services pursue putting Haven Healthcare into state receivership because of its questionable financial dealings, but the advice was not heeded until this...
  • Nursing Chain's New Direction

    Haven Healthcare agreed Tuesday to the appointment of a chief restructuring officer who will take primary control of the troubled nursing home chain. In exchange, state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal agreed to put on hold his proposal for a...
  • Haven's Viability Doubted

    Haven Healthcare CEO Raymond Termini's "siphoning of cash" from his nursing home chain into personal investments - including $5 million he used to buy a yacht and three apartment buildings in Connecticut - is a major cause of the chain's debilitating...
  • Primaries Abound Among Legislative Races

    Primaries Abound Among Legislative Races
    Veteran politicians with long tenures in their towns are supposed to cruise to victory with little opposition. That's one reason voters sometimes push for term limits — as incumbents rarely face serious challenges. But that's not the case this...
  • Tiny Working Families Party A Coalition Pushing Labor Agenda

    Of the 1.9 million voters in Connecticut, only 15 are registered with the Working Families Party. "I don't know who any of them are," said Jon Green, executive director of the party. Is he one? "No," he said, laughing. Confused? What the Working...
  • Parole An Issue After Cheshire Slayings

    A prosecutor said Thursday he will pursue the death penalty against two men suspected of killing three members of a Cheshire family, while new questions emerged about how the state decided to release them from custody earlier this year. Joshua...