Former Gov. John G. Rowland, who was named Monday as a conspirator in a criminal case involving a friend’s 2012 congressional campaign, abruptly announced his resignation Thursday as a WTIC-AM radio host as his drive-time talk show was ending at 6 p.m.
Corporate tables are still available for The Connecticut Mirror’s first signature event, “Small State, Big Debate: Inequality.” You can find registration, speakers and the day’s schedule at the event’s website here.
The change was made in response to last summer’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, which had prevented the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages in determining Medicare eligibility.
Connecticut officials have designated facilities in Branford, Bridgeport, Bristol, Hartford, South Windsor and Uncasville to serve as the state’s first six medical marijuana dispensaries.
The co-chairwoman of the General Assembly’s powerful budget-writing committee is angry that the State Board of Education has approved opening more charter schools than the state budget provides for.
An untested coalition of 28 gun-control groups in Connecticut marked the anniversary of a legislative victory – bipartisan passage of a sweeping gun law in response to the Newtown massacre – by promising to protect their allies from political defeat this fall.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a nonprofit Massachusetts company, said Thursday that it has received a license to begin selling coverage in the state.
David M. Walker, former U.S. comptroller general, said he is closing his exploratory committee and running for a spot on the GOP under ticket.
Data from Connecticut’s shoreline from as far back as 1880 shows for the first time how, where, how much and how fast the shoreline has changed — mostly receding — in the last 130 years.
House Speaker J. Brendan Sharkey Wednesday expressed reservations about a controversial proposal that would impose a moratorium on nonprofit hospitals becoming for-profit.