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N.J. Gov. Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

N.J. Gov. Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to connect with Iowa conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday by assuring them that "you'll always know who I am" if he runs for president. While still undeclared, Christie left few doubts that he is primed to enter the 2016 GOP... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
New Criticism of State Capitol Security Measures

New Criticism of State Capitol Security Measures

A pair of Democrats from Waterbury and Danbury want the entire General Assembly to consider changing the security... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Governor Announces $31.4M in Budget Cuts

Governor Announces $31.4M in Budget Cuts

Gov. Dannel Malloy has announced more than $31 million in rescissions to combat the state's predicted budget shortf... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run

Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio rode into Washington on a wave of anti-Obamacare sentiment in 2010. He may soon be hoping... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Raises Proposed for Governor, Elected Officials

Raises Proposed for Governor, Elected Officials

The Connecticut Compensation Commission for Elected State Officers and General Assembly Members recently took steps... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
State Senator Pitches New Kind of Car Tax

State Senator Pitches New Kind of Car Tax

The top Democrat in the Connecticut says it’s time for a change in the way the state and municipalities charge their... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
East Haven Mayor Maturo to Seek Re-Election

East Haven Mayor Maturo to Seek Re-Election

East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. is running for an eighth term as mayor. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Connecticut, Tenet Agree to Renew Talks for Hospital Deal

Connecticut, Tenet Agree to Renew Talks for Hospital Deal

Tenet Healthcare Corp. has accepted Gov. Dannel Malloy's offer to renew negotiations to acquire five Connecticut... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges, a law enforceme... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
Hartford Registrar Will Fight Dismissal Attempt

Hartford Registrar Will Fight Dismissal Attempt

A lawyer for a Democratic registrar of voters says she plans to fight any attempt by the Hartford City Council to... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Malloy on Projected Deficit:

Malloy on Projected Deficit: "We'll Address It"

The Office of Policy and Management projects a fiscal year shortfall of more than $120 million, according to a memo... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Pilot Program Aimed at Trimming College Debt

Pilot Program Aimed at Trimming College Debt

Some Democratic lawmakers are backing a new program designed to help recent college find jobs, provide incentives to... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015

"Pivotal": LGBT Groups Praise Obama's "Historic" SOTU

LGBT rights activists and organizations across the country laud President Barack Obama who became the first U.S.... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015

"A Big Mystery": What to Expect From Maryland's New Gov.

Larry Hogan was sworn in as Maryland governor Wednesday, becoming just the second Republican to hold the post in... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

President Barack Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the middle class as... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
GOP Congressman Slams Obama for

GOP Congressman Slams Obama for "Deportable" SOTU Guest

A Republican congressman slammed the White House over one of its young State of the Union guests Tuesday, tweeting... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Hartford Lawmakers Seek to Remove Registrars

Hartford Lawmakers Seek to Remove Registrars

The Hartford City Council is pushing to remove the city's three registrars of voters as officials probe problems at... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republican leaders got a jump start on their traditional response to the State of the Union address, criticizing the... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Marine's Widow to Attend State of the Union

Marine's Widow to Attend State of the Union

The widow of a U.S. Marine who took his own life in October 2013 will join Sen. Richard Blumenthal at the State... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015

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