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The Hartford CourantOne fear we harbor about our dopey Aug. 14 primary date is that freakishly low turn-out will produce a winner who is some kind horrific political mutant. This summer, in the 5th District, that fear is abated by the growing realization that pretty much...
Tags: Donovan, Politics, Elections, Donald Trump, Primaries
There he was, looking earnest and working class in his shirt sleeves, hoping to somehow salvage what has become a Titanic of a political campaign, post-iceberg. Christopher Donovan’s new TV ad has him talking about how he’s fired several...
Tags: Bribery, Politics, Government, Justice System, U.S. Senate
The Hartford CourantHARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloydeclined Tuesday to take a position on Bridgeport Democrats' endorsement of a felon, former state Sen.Ernest E. Newton II, as a candidate for a state Senate seat – the same office that Newton was convicted in...
Tags: Shawn Wooden, Bribery, Politics, Government, Pedro E. Segarra
Boondoggle. It's a lovely word that conjures up nightmare visions of vast sums of taxpayer money squandered by political idiots or crooks. A dictionary definition calls it "a wasteful or impractical project often involving graft." Which leads us, not...
2002: WITNESS SOUGHT IN 1995 DRAGGING DEATH OF LEAH ULBICH POLICE HOPE EMERGENCY BOX CALLER STEPS FORWARDCourant Staff WriterWith her arm stuck in the door of a speeding car, Leah W. Ulbrich was being dragged to her death when a woman standing on a corner in Hartford's South End noticed the hideous spectacle and reached for an emergency call box to notify the police. ...
Plenty of outrage over East Haven racial profiling scandal, and plenty of blame for state leaders who let it happenEast Haven’s racial-profiling scandal produced an abundance of outrage during a Connecticut Civil Rights Coalition news conference Wednesday, but maybe not enough of it was directed at the people who ultimately made the scandal possible. Oh,...
Tags: J Brendan Sharkey, Politics, Government, Justice System, Racism
Just days after a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called upon the state legislature to pour more money into the state pension plan. Malloy said his actions had nothing to do with the downgrade by ...
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year. The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...
The Hartford CourantInsisting that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings for state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving food stamp benefits after Tropical Storm Irene. Rich...
Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich just got 14 years in prison for his corrupt crimes in office – which is a hell of a lot more than our felonious former Gov. John G. Rowland’s modest 10-month sentence. But then Rowland never put up a U.S....
Saying that “many’’ state employees may be involved in food stamp fraud, the governor’s legal counsel told all department heads Monday that they must cooperate with state investigators, as well as state and federal prosecutors....
The Hartford Courant— Saying that "many'' state employees may be involved in food stamp fraud, the governor's legal counsel told all department heads Monday that they must cooperate with state investigators, as well as state and federal prosecutors. More than $12...
Jul 27, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
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