Monthly Archive for March, 2011

: March, 2011

Robins, spring’s harbingers, arrive at the Capitol

You can practically see the robin here, playing tug-and-war with an earthworm in Bushnell Park next to the Capitol’s north parking lot. The Blogster has to figure out how to enlarge a photo, save it,

Malloy, his Kentucky counterpart, can’t play the game but they can make side bets featuring regional delicacies

The Blogster would prefer the Kentucky ham, all things considered. Ah yes, the Final Four means wagers from on high. Gov. Dannel Malloy has somehow succeeding in conning his Kentucky counterpart, Gov.

Gov. Malloy to unions: got your “nasty” for you

 “It would be nasty and ugly,” the governor just told reporters asking about the contigenciy plans he’s developing if state union don’t agree to concessions totaling a billion dollars in each of the

Finch, back in the Capitol with CCM, calls Malloy’s budget “best ever.”

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch was among members of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities who told the legislative Appropriations Committee that Gov. Dannel Malloy’s budget is about as good as

AG Jepsen will hold fund-raiser for Murphy’s U.S. Senate bid

Attorney General George Jepsen on Thursday will sponsor a fund-raiser for U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy’s bid to win the U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated next year by U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman. The

The industrial tragedy that sparked the nationwide union movement will be commemorated Friday

It’s the 100th anniversary of the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on Friday, but you don’t have to go down to Washington Square to commemorate the horrible fire that killed 147 young women

Malloy names Flatto to DSR

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday appointed Fairfield First Selectman Kenneth Flatto to the post of executive director of the state Division of Special Revenue, which oversees gambling operations

Eating (options) of the green?

It’s Ag Day at the Capitol. Have a maple shake, clam chowder

 Here’s Gov. Dannel Malloy at the maple milkshake table in the Capitol at Agriculture Day.

A roll call for a roll call? Welcome to the evasive General Law Committee as it launders its vote on Sunday booze sales

The vote was 13-2 against a request by Sen. John Kissel, R-Enfield, to have a roll call vote on his amendment for Sunday retails sales of alcohol. The Democratic leadership of the General Law