But will Stamford’s registrars drink beer out of it?

The Secretary of the State’s office today announced the four winners of her annual “Democracy Cup”. The annual award goes to the small, medium and large-sized towns with the highest voter turnout on

DSS: Docs NEVER have to join Charter Oak. EVER …

… unless they want to. Gov. M. Jodi Rell and the state Department of Social Services announced last Friday healthcare providers were no longer required to join BOTH Rell’s new Charter Oak Health

Is Cafero right about Donovan?

House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, a few days ago told me he was concerned the new House Speaker – Rep. Christopher Donovan, D-Meriden – is too closely allied to the state unions whose

Monday’s special session will not take care of the state deficit

The General Assembly convenes for a special session Monday to enact a deficit mitigation plan intended to address the current, 2009 fiscal year’s budget hole. But the proposal, being crafted by

What is the Department of Social Services looking for?

Late last week DSS sent Freedom of Information requests to a handful of Democratic lawmakers and other state officials seeking their internal correspondence on the controversial Charter Oak Health

What exactly does “smoke-free” mean to hospitals?

Earlier today the Connecticut Hospital Association and state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal held a press conference in Waterbury announcing a two-year campaign to make all 29 CHA member campuses

Are the state’s finances really in THAT much trouble?

A tag sale was held today in a hallway outside of the capitol hearing room where state legislators and budget staff huddled to discuss the bleak budget outlook. Used books, CDs and videos were among

Sen. Lieberman uses up another political life, releases statement

Here’s the statement Stamford resident and “independent Democrat” Sen. Joseph Lieberman released a short time ago following the decision of his Senate colleagues not to seek retribution this morning