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Oh, you mean THAT George Bush…

Now that his son is out of office, former President George H. W. Bush’s approval rating has rebounded dramatically, a new Gallup Poll says. The 41st president’s rating soared to 76 percent in 1999, but dropped by 20 percentage points in the later years of George W. Bush’s term. The elder Bush is back up […]

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Larson pushes for DOD “flexibility” when it comes to the alternate engine

The battle over the alternate engine for the Joint Strike Fighter has taken yet another twist. Rep. John Larson is pushing two of his Democratic colleagues, those in charge of crafting the all-important stop-gap spending bill to keep the government running, to add language that will give the Defense Department “flexibility” to kill the program. Larson’s […]

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Courant veterans launch health news website

A new source for health news debuts today with the launch of a website by the non-profit Connecticut Health Investigative Team. Founded by two longtime Hartford Courant journalists, Lynne DeLucia and Lisa Chedekel, C-HIT says it is “dedicated to producing original, responsible, in-depth journalism on issues of health and safety, in Connecticut and the surrounding […]