Connecticut moved one step closer Thursday toward providing up to $400 million in tax breaks to United Technologies Corp. to trigger a major UTC investment in its research, training and corporate facilities.
Minority Republican state legislators pitched an alternative budget Thursday that weeded hundreds of millions of dollars out of gimmicks from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan and canceled the governor’s controversial rebate.
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. Continue Reading →
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. Continue Reading →
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, one of six Republican candidates for governor, released his tax returns Tuesday, a step the Democratic incumbent, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, promises to also take. Continue Reading →
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 →
Having had a poor response from the Pentagon, Connecticut lawmakers and others who are trying to protect local defense interests have taken their fight to end Russian military contracts to Secretary of State John Kerry. Continue Reading →