Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Legislative Republicans Offer Their Alternative Budget

The minority party in the Connecticut General Assembly is offering an alternative state budget proposal that replenishes many of the Democratic governor’s proposed cuts but reduces state employee overtime and imposes a wage freeze next year.


General Assembly Senate Chamber. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Senate GOP Adds Urban Affairs Director

Republicans in the Connecticut Senate are adding an urban affairs director to their staff.


Former Providence Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci is seeking another term after two felony convictions. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

GOP’s Harrop Won’t Drop Out Of Race Against Cianci

Republican 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.


Tom Foley (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo) John McKinney (Courtesy Senate GOP Office)

Foley, McKinney Have Attempted To Remain Civil

Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, said Sunday he and his GOP rival, Sen. John McKinney, had agreed to run a civil campaign that he said has been followed mostly, but not always.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Republicans Endorse Five Candidates For Congress

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Republicans have endorsed candidates to challenge the state’s five incumbent, Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Litchfield real estate developer Mark Greenberg received the party’s backing on Friday, […]


Pastor Wil Marotti with Tom Foley, WTIC, March 7, 2014 (Michael Guerrera/WTIC Photo)

Foley Says He’s Raised Enough To Qualify For Funds

Greenwich businessman and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley says he’s raised enough in contributions to qualify for a grant under Connecticut’s public financing system.


Voting machine for DL

Connecticut Democrats To Nominate Congressmen

Democrats will be meeting across Connecticut to endorse their congressional candidates for this year’s election.


File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.


Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Legislative Republicans Revise Their Budget Alternative

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The minority Republicans in Connecticut’s General Assembly are offering up ideas for trimming the new state budget, now that the projected surplus has plunged by $461.5 million. GOP lawmakers on Thursday […]


U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

‘Obamacare’ Under Attack As Conservatives Eye 2016

Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama’s health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign’s unofficial start