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After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year. The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...
Plenty of outrage over East Haven racial profiling scandal, and plenty of blame for state leaders who let it happenEast 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. Oh,...
Just days after a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called upon the state legislature to pour more money into the state pension plan. Malloy said his actions had nothing to do with the downgrade by ...
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....
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....
Tags: Politics, Regional Authority, Dannel P. Malloy , East Haven, Fraud
The Hartford Courant— 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...
Ann M. Moore, a high-level aide during the administration of Republican Gov. John G. Rowland, has died at 57. Moore, known for her toughness, had waged a long battle against cancer. After holding five different positions in the Rowland administration,...
Saying Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings on the potential firings of state employees who received food stamp benefits following Tropical Storm Irene. Rich...
Tags: Politics, Dannel P. Malloy , Fraud, Lawyers, Norwich
Connecticut hasn’t done very well at some stuff lately (think job creation or restoring storm-downed power lines), but we’ve definitely got a talent for rehabbing ex-con politicians. First it was our felonious former governor, John G....
Tags: Waterbury, Politics, Regional Authority, Prisons, Government
The Hartford CourantProsecutor Michael Dearington's controversial decision to clear a white police officer in the fatal April 1997 shooting of an unarmed black motorist led to protests in the streets, cries of racism and criticism from the state Capitol. Then-Gov. John G....
In a big boost to U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon and a blow to former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, six former state Republican chairmen on Thursday all endorsed McMahon. The independently wealthy McMahon doesn't need any money from the chairs, but she...
Tags: Politics, Fairfield County, Richard Arnold, Cheshire, Stamford
Greenwich Mourns Death Of Former Sen. Bennie Benvenuto; Ran Against Ned Lamont And Bill Nickerson In Three-Way 1990 State Senate RaceGreenwich politicians are still mourning the recent death of former state Sen. Emil "Bennie'' Benvenuto, who was ostracized from the Republican Party after supporting independent Lowell P. Weicker for governor in 1990. Benvenuto was a longtime fixture in...
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