13 hrs ago
Foley, Opponents Argue Outside A Closing Paper Mill in Sprague
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley was met with opposition outside a closing paper mill Tuesday, where his efforts to blame the plant's failure on Democratic policies turned into 40 minutes of debate.
14 hrs ago
Awaiting Foley's urban agenda
Republican Tom Foley recognizes that if he wants to win a potential rematch with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy he needs to run far stronger in Connecticut's cities.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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Norwalk Community Celebrates Opening of Gini's House, a New $7.2...
Community leaders, housing advocates and corporate partners today celebrated the grand opening of "Gini's House," Liberation Programs' new $7.2 million housing development for women who are overcoming substance abuse.
Chaz and AJ Podcasts - 7/29/14
Comedian Nick DiPaolo is in studio talking about the Pope, and meth. Also, Tom Foley calls in to talk about leading Gov. Malloy in the latest polls, Steve Magnante checks in from Reno about this weekend's Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction, and Ken Hays has an update just a few days before the Gathering of the Vibes kicks off.
Litigation Between Independent Party Factions Threatens Party's Ballot Access For 2014
The Independent Party has the ability to endorse a candidate for governor, but if two factions within the party can't stop litigating each other or come to an agreement on a candidate, then no one will get the ballot line in November.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Online Poll Shows Foley Leading Malloy In Race For Governor
Republican candidate Tom Foley is leading Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a new online poll that its sponsor acknowledges has shortcomings in its methodology and accuracy.
Loans to lift houses higher, protect from flooding
The State of Connecticut is making low-interest loans available to help shoreline homeowners and businesses protect their buildings from flooding and other severe weather by lifting them higher above sea level, the governor's office announced.
State Makes Loans Available to Weather-Proof Coastal Homes
Shoreline property owners can now apply to a state-funded loan program that provides financing for coastal home and business owners to protect their properties from future severe weather and flooding, Gov. Malloy announced Monday.
Malloy: Bond commission agenda supports nonprofit collaboration, efficiency
Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Friday announced that the State Bond Commission approved the authorization of nearly $15 million in funding for nonprofit organizations.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Foley sees more civil GOP campaign than in 2010
However, McKinney insisted that no agreement was ever reached. He nixed any talk of campaign civility, accusing Foley of being close to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on the issue of state employees' labor unions.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Feministing Five: Justice for Jane
As Feministing has covered and continues to cover , the State of Connecticut is currently holding a 16-year-old trans Latina girl in prison under the ridiculous claim that there is no better place for her.
Lieutenant governor GOP race gets testy
In Connecticut's statewide elections, the races for governor or U.S. Senate are typically where the most political punches are thrown.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Gov. Malloy: Funds Approved for Repair of South Branch Park River...
"This is an important and needed investment to protect the safety and well-being of those who live and travel along this river corridor.
Free State Parks Weekend in Connecticut
Gov. Malloy and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection have announced "Free State Parks Weekend" waiving parking and museum fees across the state.
Report Recommends Fixes for Norwalk River RR Bridge
A news release from the Governor's Office: Governor Dannel P. Malloy and state Department of Transportation Commissioner James P. Redeker today released a report outlining recommendations for short-term fixes to improve the reliability of the New Haven Line's Walk Railroad Bridge in Norwalk.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
In These Times
Spoiler Alert, Connecticut: Jon Pelto Says He Isn't One
The idea of a credible candidate is one that can have an impact, and I believe that we are and we will have a significant impact on the race.
The Hartford Courant
Bacchiochi Fires Campaign Worker Over Racial Comments
Republican Lt. Gov. candidate Penny Bacchiochi, whose campaign has been involved in various controversies, fired a paid campaign consultant Thursday after she made racial comments about another candidate on Facebook.
CT-Gov: Malloy (D) Explores Former Gateway College As Site For Border Children
Responding to pressure from immigrant rights activists who held a rally Tuesday to urge the state to welcome children crossing the border, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he was exploring the former campus of Gateway Community College in New Haven as potential housing for migrants.
Wyman: $400K for Tollan County mutual fire service on state Bond Commission agenda
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman on Wednesday announced that the State Bond Commission, chaired by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, is expected to support a $400,000 bond item for the Tolland County Mutual Aid Fire Service to upgrade their radio dispatch system.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Governor Malloy announces 'Free State Parks Weekend' this Saturday and Sunday
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee today announced that as part of the ongoing celebration of the state parks centennial, this upcoming Saturday and Sunday - July 26 and 27 - will be "Free State Parks Weekend" in Connecticut.