Imperfect People Get Elected to the Senate
In the heat of the campaign, it can be easy to disqualify or dismiss candidates based on unsettling, or sometimes unseemly, revelations.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Politics, Not Policy, Shape Bridge Over Highway Cliff
Thursday will see this year's most consequential vote in the once-mighty House Ways and Means Committee - to propose one of the more assertive legislative punts in recent memory.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
U.S. senators say federal action may be needed to curb 're-homing'
U.S. lawmakers said on Tuesday that the federal government may have to take a stronger role to stop parents from transferring custody of their adopted children to strangers they meet on the Internet.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
State law means names of state employee fraudsters stay secret
The state employees were disciplined for lying to get money through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, an extension of food stamps available to poor residents who lost food or income in September 2011 after Hurricane Irene hit here as a tropical storm.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
With highway fund running dry, DOT and Congress look for revenue
Usually, the department reimburses states for transportation projects upon request.
The Hartford Courant
Federal And State Officials Praise Canton Hydropower Project
A hydropower proposal on the Farmington River in Collinsville was cited as an example for Connecticut and the nation Tuesday as federal, state and local officials announced an important step forward for the project.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Video: HUD Awards $30 Million To Revitalize Washington Village
"Today I'm proud to announce that we're awarding a $30 million implementation grant to Norwalk to help bring this vision to life."
Wed Jun 18, 2014
News 4 Jax
Lawmakers question culture change at GM
VIOLENCE CHARGES, BUT THIS DEVELOPMENT COULD CHANGE EVERYTHING. SHAWN LEY, LOCAL 4. Steve: IGNITIONS AND POLITICIANS DOMINATED THE HEADLINES TODAY AS GM CEO TESTIFIES ON CAPITOL HILL.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
No messing with First Amendment
The Senate has taken up a bill that that would amend the Constitution in order to restore the regulation of campaign spending that was largely undone by two Supreme Court decisions.