Connecticut Politics

State dollars to beef up school security


Governor Malloy visited Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven to make his case for a second round of funding for a security grant program.
 
Video Governor Dannel Malloy wants to see more state dollars earmarked for local school districts to beef up their security systems.
 
 
 

Face-off over proposed tax cuts Video
A fight in Hartford could end up affecting your pocketbook: Democrats and Republicans are facing off...
 

Virginia AG to fight state's gay marriage ban
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) ? Gay marriage moved closer to gaining its first foothold in the South when Virginia's...
 

Top environmental official to head Conn. agency
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is elevating a high-ranking state energy official to commissioner.
 

Virginia AG to fight state's gay marriage ban
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) ? In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's...
 

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    zombie_woof  commented: Interesting that the same political establishment that is pushing to restrict lawful gun ownership wants to release…
    Supreme Court refuses to delay release of 10,000 California inmates despite safety warning
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates by year's end.
    Feb 2, 2014 7:25 PM
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    zombie_woof  commented: Another tax that is destined to be diverted to the general fund and used for other than what was promised- like the gas tax. Shouldn't our legislature be discussing ways to lessen the…
    Heating Fuel Tax
    AN ACT CONCERNING ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS. To (1) establish a heating fuel excise tax to provide funding for the implementation of cost-effective energy conservation…
    Feb 2, 2014 6:33 PM
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    Heating Fuel Tax
    AN ACT CONCERNING ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS. To (1) establish a heating fuel excise tax to provide funding for the implementation of cost-effective energy conservation…
    Feb 2, 2014 6:26 PM
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    Face-off over proposed tax cuts
    A fight in Hartford could end up affecting your pocketbook: Democrats and Republicans are facing off over proposed tax cuts.
    Feb 2, 2014 6:05 PM

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U.S. Congressional News


House worker yells during vote, escorted…
A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote…
 

GOP pushes rising stars amid calls for…
BOSTON (AP) — Republican officials are looking to promote a fresh group of diverse rising stars to help resolve their…
 

7 Democrats, 5 Republicans vying for US…
BOSTON (AP) — Seven Democrats and three Republicans have qualified for the primary ballot in the state's special election…
 

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Supreme Court News


Supreme Court refuses to delay release…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates…
 

NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials filed a lawsuit Friday in a long-running fight with Alcoa Inc. over who…
 

Fla. to resume voter purge after high court…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal court is dismissing a lawsuit that a Hispanic civic group and two naturalized citizens…
 

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White House News


Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month,…
 

Obama to address situation in Egypt this…
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in…
 

With kids at camp, Obama finds time for…
WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha's Vineyard vacation with golf, visits with friends…
 

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Connecticut (change)

 
Connecticut has 169 cities and towns, which serve as the fundamental local political subdivision of the state. Connecticut is the 5th of the original thirteen United States.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Dan Malloy
Lieutenant Governor: Nancy Wyman
Attorney General: George Jepsen
State Treasurer: Denise L. Nappier

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Federal Budget News

GOP moderates push back on tea party spending cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican... more »

 

Obama says GOP won't force government shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he doesn't think congressional Republicans... more »

 

Time to take a bite out of food stamps?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamps look ripe for the picking, politically speaking. more »

 

Pentagon: We're not crying wolf over budget cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon officials insist they are not crying wolf when they say proposed... more »

 

Commanders: Budget cuts could erode nuke arsenal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top military officers, one slated to take command of America's nuclear... more »