Bill Would Bar Election Law Violators From Public Campaign Financing For Eight YearsThe State Elections Enforcement Commission is backing legislation requiring candidates who participate in Connecticut's public campaign financing system to certify they've not been criminally convicted of any election law violation within the past eight years.
Newton Threatens Civil Rights Suit Over ArrestFormer state Sen. and convicted felon Ernest Newton II is threatening to file a federal civil rights lawsuit over his latest arrest.
Sandy Hook Families Begin To Receive Funds From Charity
Newton Charged With Lying To Obtain Public Campaign FinancingFormer Bridgeport state Sen. Ernest E. Newton II, who previously served about four-and-a-half years for bribery, has been arrested and charged with falsely obtaining thousands of dollars in public funds to finance his latest run for the Senate.
Opinion: Gun ReformIn the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
Sandy Hook Elementary Students May Be Moved To Monroe School Education officials in Newtown are considering a proposal to send the students from Sandy Hook Elementary School, the scene of a deadly shooting rampage, to an empty school in nearby Monroe.
Gunman's Mother Kept Trials Of Home Life Hidden At the bar, everybody knew her name.
Malloy Says Decision On Newton's Political Future Is Up To VotersGov. Dannel P. Malloy says voters will have to determine whether former state Sen. Ernest Newton paid a sufficient price when he was convicted of corruption.
Forgettable Night For Giants OffenseCam Newton led a pair of field-goal drives in his NFL debut, and Jimmy Clausen threw a touchdown pass to Greg Olsen to help the Carolina Panthers beat the New York Giants 20-10 in a preseason game Saturday night.