| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:33 PM
— Saying that "many'' state employees may be involved in food stamp fraud, the governor's legal counsel told all department heads Monday that they must cooperate with state investigators, as well as state and federal prosecutors.
More than $12...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 12:41 PM
Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich just got 14 years in prison for his corrupt crimes in office – which is a hell of a lot more than our felonious former Gov. John G. Rowland’s modest 10-month sentence.
But then Rowland never put up a U.S....
| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Insisting that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings for state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving food stamp benefits after Tropical Storm Irene.
| Jan 25, 2012
| 11:35 AM
East Haven’s racial-profiling scandal produced an abundance of outrage during a Connecticut Civil Rights Coalition news conference Wednesday, but maybe not enough of it was directed at the people who ultimately made the scandal possible.
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:46 AM
It was once considered a brilliant, environmentally friendly solution to a disgusting and ever-growing Connecticut problem. Three decades later, the quasi-state agency created to turn our trash into energy has a reputation pockmarked by mismanagement,...
| May 25, 2011
| 12:43 PM
The machinations of a General Assembly session can be ugly even in the best of times. Old scores get settled with the flick of a budget keystroke; backroom deals are brokered or broken; and political resentments give birth to rat-like clauses buried in...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:41 AM
There he was, looking earnest and working class in his shirt sleeves, hoping to somehow salvage what has become a Titanic of a political campaign, post-iceberg.
Christopher Donovan’s new TV ad has him talking about how he’s fired several...
| Jun 25, 2010
Thomas C. Foley, the Republican gubernatorial front-runner who faces an Aug. 10 primary for his party's nomination in the November election, twice has been the subject of allegations - in 1981 and about 12 years later - that he either rammed another...
| Mar 14, 2008
Five convicted state officials who left office after pleading guilty to various crimes are cumulatively collecting nearly $100,000 a year in pensions paid by state taxpayers. That total could rise in the next few years, when former Gov. John G. Rowland...
| Jun 26, 2010
After a week of uncertainty about when Mayor Eddie A. Perez would resign following his conviction on corruption charges, the transition occurred Friday in the span of a minute.
Pledging to change the way city government is run, Pedro Ernesto Segarra, the...
| Mar 10, 2009
A Washington, D.C., condominium deal between Sen. Christopher J. Dodd and a Wall Street executive whom Dodd later recommended for a presidential pardon has the state Republican Party chairman comparing the embattled senator to former Gov. John G. Rowland....
| Jun 6, 2009
Rejecting calls for abolition, Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell vetoed a bill Friday that would have repealed the death penalty in Connecticut.
A longtime supporter of capital punishment, Rell said the ultimate penalty should be reserved for those who commit...