State's Largest Teachers Union Hires Senate BossThe state's largest teachers union has hired the departing leader of the state Senate as its deputy public policy director.
GOP's Harrop Won't Drop Out Of Race Against CianciRepublican Daniel Harrop has hinted he might drop out of the Providence Mayoral race to help consolidate support for Democrat Jorge Elorza in order to keep two-time convicted felon Buddy Cianci from winning.
Connecticut Gun Rights Group Backs Foley Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley's endorsement on Friday from a 15,000-member gun rights organization renewed accusations from Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's campaign that Foley would support repealing the gun control law passed last year after the mass school shooting in Newtown.
Openly Gay Governor Candidate Leads Maine Pride ParadeA Democratic candidate who reluctantly came out of the closet last year found himself serving as the grand marshal of Maine's biggest gay pride parade and festival Saturday
Conn.'s Larson To Discuss Syria With Constituents U.S. Rep. John Larson is set to update constituents on the crisis in Syria as fears of an immediate military strike ease after the U.S. and Russia agreed to a diplomatic plan to remove the country's chemical stockpile.
Catholic Church's Influence Declines In Gay Marriage DebateThe openly gay state representative led the fight to legalize same-sex marriage in what may be the most Catholic state in the nation's most Catholic region. And, in early May, Rhode Island became the sixth and final New England state to allow gay couples to marry when its Democratic-dominated Legislature.
Governor To Address Democratic Convention Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is scheduled to address the Democratic National Convention next month.
Opinion: 'Retroactively Retired', A Laugher Even By Washington StandardsThe demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.
Opinion: The Second Coming Of WDown to the trademark "W", W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.
Pedro Segarra Re-Elected As Hartford's MayorIn Hartford, Pedro Segarra, who took over as the capital city's mayor after former Mayor Eddie Perez was convicted on corruption charges, won after he was endorsed by both Democrats and Republicans.