People gathered at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn. late Friday evening to mourn the tragedy. A young girl adds her candle to the memorial.

Conn. city reacts to elementary school massacre

December 14, 2012 • 0
Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, were killed in a shooting in an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. Friday morning.
Republican businessman Tom Foley plans to challenge Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy in the 2014 gubernatorial election.

Foley seeks 2014 election rematch

December 12, 2012 • 0
Tom Foley, the Republican businessman who lost to Gov. Dannel Malloy in the 2010 gubernatorial race, is making preparations for a 2014 election rematch.

Despite cuts, state deficit grows

December 7, 2012 • 0
In his monthly report to Gov. Dannel Malloy on Monday, Comptroller Kevin Lembo certified a $415 million budget deficit.

Downtown Crossing wins state funds

December 3, 2012 • 0
New Haven will receive $2.2 million from the Connecticut Department of Transportation for the Downtown Crossing project.

Malloy unveils budget cuts

November 29, 2012 • 0
Facing a mounting budget deficit this fiscal year, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced $170 million in cuts across a wide gamut of state agencies on Wednesday.

Looming state deficit could bring cuts

November 28, 2012 • 0
Facing a rising budget deficit, Connecticut will soon be forced to draft plans for reduced spending.
Legislature could consider 'right to die' bill

Legislature could consider ‘right-to-die’ bill

November 27, 2012 • 0
Connecticut’s legislature may reconsider its ban on physician-assisted suicide if a new bill is introduced in next year’s legislative session.
Linda McMahon has said she does not plan to pursue political office in the future.

After loss, McMahon’s future uncertain

November 15, 2012 • 609
On election night, Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon knew her dreams of becoming one of Connecticut’s U.S. senators had been dashed.

Little surprise among Obama supporters

November 7, 2012 • 0
CHICAGO, Ill. — Long before major news networks declared President Barack Obama the victor in last night’s presidential race, his base in Chicago started celebrating his victory. Standing in line to enter the Obama campaign’s victory rally, Erica Brown said she was entering the festivities with the expectation that the president would win a second »

Obama wins four more years

November 7, 2012 • 0
CHICAGO, Ill. — Four years after an historic election victory, President Barack Obama clinched a second term on Tuesday, edging out former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and securing another four years of holding the nation’s highest public office. At press time, Obama had won a total of 303 electoral votes com- pared to Romney’s 206. »

State criticizes McMahon campaign

November 6, 2012 • 2
The State Election Enforcement Commission has issued a warning to Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon about her “deceitful tactics” in disseminating absentee ballot applications in the final days before Election Day. In an Oct. 25 letter to McMahon’s campaign committee, the Commission, which is tasked with ensuring the integrity of the state’s electoral process, »

Candidates fight for Latino vote

October 31, 2012 • 616
Latino voters may have the power to swing this year’s Connecticut Senate election. A report released by Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Oct. 25 counted 176,000 registered voters of Hispanic origin in Connecticut, which represents almost nine percent of all registered voters in the state. Both campaigns are making an effort to »