Hartford City Council

Denise Merrill (Courtesy Office of the Secretary of the State)

Merrill Calls Voter Turnout “Respectable”

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut officials report that nearly 56 percent of registered voters turned out for the November election. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says turnout was a “respectable” 55.6 percent and that […]


A sketch of the Downtown North development. (DoNo Hartford LLC.)

Hartford City Council To Vote Tuesday On Cats Plan

The Hartford City Council Operations, Management, Budget and Legislative Committee sent a favorable recommendation back to city council Thursday night as a $350 million redevelopment for Downtown North from DoNo LLC. took another step forward.


Members of the public at a Hartford City Council meeting that included a $60-million baseball stadium proposal. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Public Argues Hartford Stadium Plans

A $60-million plan to build a minor league baseball stadium in Hartford was on the city council’s agenda for the first time earlier tonight.


Mayor Pedro Segarra Hartford State of the City March 10 2012 Michael Guerrera Photo

Segarra Delivers FY 2015 Budget

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has submitted a $557 million-plus budget to the City Council. The mayor this afternoon said the spending plan for FY 2015 is a difficult one. He says […]


Pedro Segarra

Hartford Mayor Issues Overtime, Hiring Freeze Veto

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has vetoed a Common Council measure that would have put a halt to overtime and hiring for the foreseeable future. With the city looking at a nine-million-dollar deficit for the current […]


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Hartford Councilman Wants Freeze On Hiring, OT Pay

Hartford City Councilman Kenneth Kennedy is calling for a citywide freeze on hiring and overtime pay unless approved by the council as the capitol city attempts to battle a staggering projected budget deficit. The Hartford […]