Washington – Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District, split with Connecticut’s four other House members in voting against a $1.04 trillion budget deal that will avert another government shutdown, eliminate across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester and set federal spending levels for the next two years.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was introduced Tuesday at the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday breakfast by a sponsor of the event and his political party: Rodney Powell, one of the Northeast Utilities executives who has made the gas-and-electric utility the biggest source of individual contributions to the Connecticut Democratic Party in 2013.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy introduced Appellate Judge Richard A. Robinson Tuesday as his choice for a vacancy on the Connecticut Supreme Court, saying the nomination is the first of about a dozen judicial appointments he expects to make before the General Assembly convenes its 2014 session in February.
SUPREME COURT Judge Lubbie Harper, Jr.* Andrew J. McDonald Carmen Espinosa Richard A. Robinson* * Harper retired and was succeeded by McDonald. Robinson is awaiting confirmation. APPELLATE COURT Carmen Espinosa* Michael R. Sheldon Christine E. Keller Espinosa was later appointed to Supreme Court. SUPERIOR COURT Sybil Richards Leeland J. Cole-Chu Anna M. Ficeto Donna Nelson […]
On a day when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the only standard for Democratic Party’s fundraising should be the law, a Republican gubernatorial candidate accused Democrats of breaking campaign finance rules by accepting a $10,000 contribution from Edward Snider, the chief executive officer of Comcast-Spectacor, whose subsidiary manages the XL Center and Rentschler Field.
Attorney General George Jepsen’s decision Monday to withdraw his U.S. Supreme Court appeal and accept an invitation to open settlement negotiations with state employee unions over their claim for damages against former Gov. John G. Rowland won immediate praise from the public-sector unions that have been cool if not critical toward the first-term Democrat.
The entire Connecticut House delegation — except for U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-1st District — praised U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill Friday for putting a temporary stop to UnitedHealthcare’s intent to drop 2,200 doctors from its Medicare Advantage plan. The UnitedHealthcare proposal would affect tens of thousands of older Connecticut residents who would lose their doctors.
Nearly a year ago, our state was confronted by an act of confounding evil. For many of us, the emotions we felt that day and in the days after are still raw, as if the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School happened only a moment ago. Of course, no one feels this more than the families and friends who lost a loved one that terrible day.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking for charitable acts and a simple moment of reflection to mark the anniversary of the Sandy Hook school massacre.
Bloomfield – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order Tuesday authorizing a searchable website detailing who has benefited from $475 million in direct economic aid granted during his tenure, a concept opposed by a top administration official when proposed by Comptroller Kevin Lembo.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy disclosed Wednesday that his administration concluded negotiations last week for a one-time Sandy Hook benefit that will provide 40 hours of compensatory time to an undisclosed number of state workers who were “directly and significantly involved” in the response to school massacre of 26 women and children on Dec. 14, 2012.
Moved by a fatal crash on Sunday in New York, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Tuesday insisted Metro-North give him an “action plan” addressing safety issues.
In an effort to shield himself from his Republican rivals, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy may have raised some new concerns about state finances among his political base. The Democratic governor’s budget office demonstrated how a major budget deficit after the 2014 election could be cut almost in half — but only by continuing practices that unions, municipal leaders and social service advocates have decried for years.
It might be the most expensive hotel buffet ever served in Hartford: Access to a breakfast with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at a Democratic Governors Association conference Wednesday requires a sponsorship of at least $10,000 or a company membership at one of the association’s two premium levels, priced at $100,000 and $250,000.
Over the previous decade, it’s unlikely that anyone at the Connecticut Democratic Party had the top echelon of Northeast Utilities on speed dial. On average, the party squeezed a paltry $307.50 a year out of the entire NU workforce.