Charlotte, N.C. — Connecticut’s first lady, Cathy Malloy, apologized today for her off-the-cuff remarks Wednesday at a public forum here about difficulties of living under the constant scrutiny of the media. “I didn’t do a good job of expressing what I really feel,” she said in a statement emailed by the governor’s office. “Although I […]
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has repeatedly said that he supports offering high-quality preschool to children whose parents cannot afford to send them. On Wednesday his administration learned just how much it would cost to provide that universal access in the state’s poorest districts: $43.8 million a year, plus $220.6 million to build the classroom space. […]
U.S. Senate candidate Chris Murphy has agreed to participate in nine debates — but will square off against GOP rival Linda McMahon in just four. Murphy, who has been urging McMahon to debate since they both won their respective party primaries on Aug. 14, released details Thursday for nine forums he will participate in. McMahon, […]
Storrs — Leaders from Jackson Laboratory and the University of Connecticut urged an auditorium packed with biologists and researchers Thursday to pair up and share ideas to build one of the most innovative genomics program in the country. Jackson Laboratory CEO Edison Liu kicked off a two-day symposium on genomics by describing his vision of […]
Merger talks between two Waterbury hospitals and a Texas company have reached an impasse over how to offer reproductive services for women. All parties have pledged to continue meeting, but their previously quiet negotiations spilled into public view this week when the state’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women objected to the most recent […]
Charlotte, N.C. — On the way to the Democratic National Convention, Lori J. Pelletier and her wife, Val, made a pilgrimage to the Providence Road Baptist Church, whose pastor preaches the extermination of gays and lesbians. The Connecticut couple stood outside the church in Maiden, N.C., about a 45-minute drive from Charlotte, held up a […]
Charlotte, N.C. –- Barack Obama, the candidate of hope and change four years ago, accepted the Democratic nomination for a second term Thursday, asking America to give him more time to move the nation forward. “You elected me to tell you the truth. And the truth is, it will take more than a few years […]
Two of Connecticut’s leading news organizations, Connecticut Public Radio and The Connecticut Mirror have recently set up a Fairfield County news bureau on the campus of Fairfield University.