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  • Prediction: Malloy's Political Plans Partly Cloudy

    I don't know about anyone else, but the suspense is killing me.
  • Update on State Rep. Terry Backer Case: Fined for Ethics Violation

    Update on State Rep. Terry Backer Case: Fined for Ethics Violation
    Here’s an update on a story we did a couple of years ago about an apparent conflict of interest involving a state legislator and his influence over an agency that directed hundreds of thousands of dollars to a non-profit he operated. The...

    Where Have Connecticut's Lobsters Gone?

    Where Have Connecticut's Lobsters Gone?
    It may already be too late — 12 years too late. Connecticut environmental officials say new tests on weak and dying Long Island Sound lobsters show traces of pesticides used to kill West Nile virus mosquitoes. That came as a shock for them. They'...

    State's 'Essential' Workforce Exceeded 14,500 During Sandy

    Three short items this week: How many essential vs. non-essential state employees were working, or not, during Hurricane Sandy; an ethics fine is announced Friday against a state legislator, three days after he's re-elected; and a Fifth Amendment claim by...

    House Votes To Repeal Death Penalty

    House Votes To Repeal Death Penalty
    The Connecticut House of Representatives late Wednesday gave final legislative approval to a measure repealing the state's seldom-used death penalty after more than 9 1/2 hours of often gut-wrenching debate. Senate Bill 280 cleared the House 86-62, a...