One of six candidates seeking the GOP nomination for governor, Tom Foley is alone in keeping secret how he intends to finance his campaign, just as he was the only candidate to skip last week’s televised debate in Hartford or to decline invitations to attend any other debate before nominating convention on May 17.
A charter school advocacy group founded by Wall Street players that recently took on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio -- and won -- is now taking on Bridgeport's locally elected school board's opposition to the state potentially opening two new charter school in their urban district.
Tami Zawistowski, the Republican winner of a special election last week, took the oath of office Wednesday as a member of the state House of Representatives, giving the GOP minority its biggest caucus in 10 years.
Sen. John P. McKinney, a Republican who helped pass a bipartisan gun-control law after the Newtown school massacre in his district, tells a conservative audience in a video Democrats posted Wednesday that he would not block the law’s hypothetical repeal if elected governor.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy flexed the powers of incumbency Tuesday in a rain-swept commuter lot by I-84. Malloy couldn’t stop the rain, but he could command a supportive audience of political, union and business leaders. Continue Reading →
A legislative committee approved a controversial first contract Tuesday between the state and the union representing nearly 11,000 personal care attendants who help the elderly and disabled remain in their homes. Continue Reading →
Callers who wanted to talk to a Department of Social Services worker by phone last month had to wait an average of 39 minutes and 29 seconds to do so. That’s down from one hour and 13 minutes in February. Social service officials say that's progress, but client advocates say another figure gives more cause for concern. Continue Reading →
Washington – Reporters and lawyers have become the latest front in Washington’s war against medical fraud that in some way is unwinnable, even as it has resulted in the prosecution of Connecticut doctors and drug companies. Continue Reading →
The Department of Social Services is seeking approval to hire dozens of additional workers to comply with a proposed settlement to a class action lawsuit alleging that delays in processing Medicaid applications have left poor state residents waiting months to get coverage and care. Continue Reading →
Terrorists seize control of the electric grid and natural gas distribution, using only computers. It’s the stuff of Hollywood, so far. But state officials released a report Monday that reflects a growing concern that utilities must harden their defenses against cyber attacks. Continue Reading →