WASHINGTON – It’s a good bet the many pups he’s rescued are no more dogged than Mark Greenberg in his pursuit of a seat in Congress. After two failed attempts to represent the 5th District, he is trying again with new, national support.
Former state Rep. Jonathan Pelto’s bid to petition onto the gubernatorial ballot officially came to a close Friday with a final report showing he’d obtained only 58 percent of the voter signatures necessary to qualify.
The Connecticut Citizens Defense League, a gun owners' group whose membership blossomed in opposition to the post-Newtown gun controls, today endorsed Republican Tom Foley for governor, snubbing one of its activists, petitioning candidate Joe Visconti.
WASHINGTON – Former Democratic Rep. Bruce Morrison, who once represented a New Haven-based district in Congress, has jumped smack into the center of a massive lobbying effort aimed at persuading President Obama to make wide changes in immigration law.
WASHINGTON -- Besides high-profile appearances with top members of her party, Rep. Elizabeth Esty is benefitting from perks and political lessons she’s learned on Capitol Hill to face off against Litchfield businessman and Republican Mark Greenberg. Continue Reading →
New academic initiatives yielded mixed enrollment results for Connecticut’s public colleges and universities, according to preliminary numbers. The University of Connecticut hit an enrollment benchmark for this fall, but the state's merged public college system did not grow as much as hoped. Continue Reading →
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley spent a fast-paced hour in their first debate Wednesday night straining to make the race for governor turn on questions of each other’s records, Malloy’s as governor and Foley’s as a businessman. Continue Reading →
Jim Wadleigh, the top information technology official at Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, will lead the agency on an interim basis after chief executive Kevin Counihan leaves for a top federal job next week. Continue Reading →
Eighteen years after its bankruptcy and four years after its introduction to Connecticut voters in series of political ads, the defunct Bibb Co. of Bibb City, Ga., continues to haunt the political ambitions of its former owner, Tom Foley of Greenwich, Conn. Continue Reading →
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to use Republican Tom Foley’s aversion to policy details against him in their first debate tonight, but the GOP challenger is betting that voters want to hear his vision for the future, not read turn-by-turn directions on how he intends to get there. It is a calculated risk. Continue Reading →
Fear of the federal government’s interference with Second Amendment rights and suspicion that elected officials are ignoring the “will of the people” have provoked a resurgence of self-described patriots who say they are preparing to defend themselves and their rights by any means necessary. Continue Reading →
James E. Dzurenda is resigning as Connecticut's correction commissioner to accept one of the toughest jobs in corrections: Overseeing New York City's system of jails, including the vast Rikers Island complex that has come under the scrutiny of the U.S. attorney's office for allegations of brutality by guards. Continue Reading →