Congressman John Larson (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congressman To Discuss Effects Of Automatic Budget Cuts

Connecticut U.S. Rep. John Larson will meet constituents in Manchester to discuss the chilling impact of $85 billion in budget-wide cuts that automatically start taking effect March 1 if lawmakers fail to agree on a compromise.


A typo on a local Connecticut election ballot has helped James J. Butler be elected to office when it was his father, James R. Butler, who was the candidate. (credit: Getty Images)

Support for Online, Election-Day Voter Registration

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others are calling for support for bills that would expand access to voter registration and preserve voting rights.


Ken Salazar (Courtesy Office of the Governor)

Interior Secretary Visits Hartford

Connecticut officials welcomed Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to Hartford Saturday for a tour of the city’s Coltsville Historic District.


Rep. John Larson (J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo)

Congressman Larson On Debt Ceiling Talks

First District Congressman John Larson tells WTIC’s “State and Church” program it’s been frustrating for him, and says he’s sure it’s frustrating for the American people, to see the stalemate in Washington over the debt ceiling.


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Mark Twain Coin Proposed

The congressmen who represents Mark Twain’s boyhood home, and the one who represents the city where he settled later in life have joined forces to propose a special “Mark Twain Commemorative Coin.”


Berra, Larsen (Bill Kostroun/AP Photo)

Yankees Honor Old Timers

Dozens of popular Yankees from different eras were at Yankee Stadium Sunday for Old Timers” Day.


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Larson Talks Medicare With Seniors

More than 40 senior citizens turned-out for a town hall-style meeting in West Hartford Friday to show their disapproval of a U-S House aprroved budget bill that would, among other things, privatize Medicare. First District […]


Larson Wins Re-Election in First District

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. John Larson, the fourth ranking Democrat in the House, has easily won re-election to a seventh term in Connecticut’s 1st Congressional District. Larson, the head of the Democratic Caucus, […]


First District Candidates Debate

[photogallerylink id=15352 align=right] Economic and environmental issues were among the topics as the four candidates seeking the First District Congressional seat met in West Hartford Monday night. Incumbent John Larson says the economic stimulus measure […]