Ana Radelat

Ana is a longtime Washington correspondent who has won numerous awards, including from The Associated Press and Gannett, has written for more than a dozen newspapers, including USAToday; The (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion-Ledger; the Shreveport (La.) Times; and the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser. She’s also been a regular contributor to other publications, including the Miami Herald and Advertising Age. Some of the stories Ana has broken focused on the strategies of disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, former Sen. Trent Lott’s fall from power and questionable Hurricane Katrina contracts. A regular contributor to WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio, a partner of The Mirror, Ana is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Journalism. E-mail her at aradelat@ctmirror.org.

Recent Posts

State to help finance Electric Boat expansion

WASHINGTON – Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to announce the Department of Economic and Community Development will provide Electric Boat $10 million in assistance to help the submarine maker purchase one of the buildings that housed Pfizer before the pharmaceutical company moved out of the state, a congressional source said. Continue Reading →

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NTSB blames Metro-North for multiple failures in rail accidents

derailed train 5-18-13

WASHINGTON – In final reports on five accidents that resulted in six fatalities, The National Transportation Safety Board faulted Metro North for poor track maintenance and lax inspections, inadequate training and questionable screening and scheduling of train engineers. Continue Reading →

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CT congressional incumbents flush with campaign cash

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District

Washington – In the last days of his race against Republican Dan Debicella, Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, has dipped into his campaign war fund to donate $203,223 to the Democratic State Central Committee to help other Democrats in the state. Continue Reading →

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In home stretch, Greenberg loans his campaign another $350,000

Washington – Mark Greenberg, a Republican businessman from Litchfield who is running against Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, has loaned his campaign another $350,000, bringing the total personal investment in his effort to win a seat in Congress to about $1.5 million. Continue Reading →

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