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  • Gov. Malloy's Attempts to Make Transportation a Priority Face External Challenges

    Gov. Malloy's Attempts to Make Transportation a Priority Face External Challenges
    Since he took office five months ago, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has jumped on board the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield high-speed rail project. He's kick-started the plan for a $570 million New Britain-Hartford Busway. And this week Malloy began reviving...
  • Three More Rell Administration Appointees Get The Ax

    There were three more firings this week of Rell-administration political appointees -- both high-level and low -- who landed on the permanent state civil-service payroll during the waning months of Republican M. Jodi Rell's governorship. Officials in...
  • Weed Might Get Decriminalized and Medically Legalized, But We're Probably Not Gonna Be Able to Start Legally Selling it at Colleges Anytime Soon

    Now we’ve got a governor willing to get behind medical marijuana and decriminalization of small amounts of pot. So the obvious questions is, can complete legalization be far behind? Unfortunately, the answer is almost certainly yes. Connecticut...
  • Experts Wonder if the State Should Dredge its Deep-Water Harbors in Hopes of Reviving Port Traffic

    Connecticut maritime gurus and planning geeks who want to revive this state's deep-water ports seem to be placing their hopes these days on the Panama Canal. Maybe that'll work out better than the “feeder barge” flop, or Bridgeport's banana...
  • Connecticut Union Members Vote Down a $1.6 Billion Concessions Plan

    Connecticut Union Members Vote Down a $1.6 Billion Concessions Plan
    It's been interesting, in a sort of train-wreck-aftermath sort of way, to watch the two PR guys for Connecticut state employee unions trying to find some explanation for the death of the state concessions deal that doesn't involve the arrogance and...
  • Latest Tally: Malloy Leads Foley In Conn. By 5,644 Votes

    Latest Tally: Malloy Leads Foley In Conn. By 5,644 Votes
    Unofficial results posted on Connecticut's secretary of the state's website show Democrat Dan Malloy edging out Republican Tom Foley in the governor's race by 5,644 votes. The results were posted Friday shortly after police delivered paper copies of...
  • Foley Concedes Governor's Race To Malloy

    Foley Concedes Governor's Race To Malloy
    Republican Tom Foley conceded the gubernatorial election Monday to Democrat Dannel Malloy, saying that various problems with voting in Bridgeport were not enough to overturn the outcome of the race. The official results show that Foley lost by more...
  • Making The Arts Sing For Their Suppers

    Making The Arts Sing For Their Suppers
    I attended two events Wednesday in Hartford about arts funding in Connecticut and taken together they speak of new -- and troubling -- ways the state is attempting to deal with its cultural treasures. The first event was an "arts forum," one of several...
  • Is Dannel Malloy's busy travel schedule helping or hurting Connecticut?

    Is Dannel Malloy's busy travel schedule helping or hurting Connecticut?
    In his first year in office, Gov. Dannel Malloy spent all or part of 70 days outside Connecticut’s borders. State records show he made 38 different trips that required him to notify Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman that she would serve as acting chief...
  • Chief Of Staff, Communications Director Leave Malloy Administration

    In a blow to the administration, Governor Dannel Malloy's trusted chief of staff, his deputy chief, and communications director are all leaving. Timothy F. Bannon, a workhorse who has held numerous positions in state government and the private sector,...
  • Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway

    Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway
    Boondoggle. It's a lovely word that conjures up nightmare visions of vast sums of taxpayer money squandered by political idiots or crooks. A dictionary definition calls it "a wasteful or impractical project often involving graft." Which leads us, not...
  • Big Night For Democrats; Upsets In Middletown, Milford

    Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities. In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...