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Jack Johnson Takes Out Trash to Beat Plastic Pollution

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Musician and surfer Jack Johnson may seem laid back, but not when it comes to fighting plastic pollution.

Daniel Marans

Connecticut Passes Progressive Budget Over Corporate Objections | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

Connecticut passed a two-year, $40 billion budget on Thursday that will raise taxes and increase infrastructure spending despite the objections of maj...

Look to Connecticut for Economic Leadership

Nick Balletto | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics
Nick Balletto

With social and economic inequality nearing record highs, our nation needs to take real steps to increase the opportunity for upward mobility. Republicans in Congress would be well-served to look to Connecticut as an example, instead of doubling down on failed trickle-down policies

Connecticut Governor: Mike Pence Was 'Incredibly Stupid' To Sign Indiana Religious Freedom Bill

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (D), whose state was the first to boycott Indiana over a law many say allows businesses to discriminate against the LGBT c...

Jennifer Bendery

Connecticut Becomes First State To Boycott Indiana Over LGBT Discrimination Law | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (D) will sign an executive order on Monday barring state-funded travel to Indiana because of the state's new...

Fix the New State Law That Creates Barriers to Treatment for People With Mental Illness

Sigurd Ackerman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sigurd Ackerman

Reporting requirements like Connecticut's presumably reflect the belief that mentally ill persons who voluntarily seek hospital treatment are, as a group, at greater risk for future violence than the general population of the U.S. But this belief is false.

Elizabeth Warren's Winning Ways

Mike Lux | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
Mike Lux

For those candidates who took the Elizabeth Warren message and stayed strongly with it throughout their campaign, they didn't fade and they won tough races, or races that could have been a lot tougher if they had faltered.

Dannel Malloy Election Results: Tom Foley Concedes Race To Incumbent Governor

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) defeated Republican businessman Tom Foley in one of the nation's most closely watched gubernatorial contests. F...

Tom Foley Concedes Connecticut Gubernatorial Race To Dannel Malloy

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

Republican businessman Tom Foley conceded to Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) in one of the nation's most competitive gubernatorial contests on Wedn...

Dan Malloy Election Results: Incumbent Gov. Wins Connecticut Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) defeated Republican businessman Tom Foley in one of the nation's most closely watched gubernatorial contests. F...

Connecticut Governor Election Results: Tom Foley Concedes Race To Dannel Malloy

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) defeated Republican businessman Tom Foley in one of the nation's highest profile gubernatorial contests. Foley c...

Why Connecticut Parents Should Not Vote for Tom Foley

Laura Merriman | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics
Laura Merriman

We have become so accustomed to school shootings that they are now forgotten within a day or two of the news cycle. Our children deserve better and so it is up to us to elect the right leadership.

Obama Makes Final Push For Democrats In Governor's Races

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama's final campaign swing of the midterm election season Sunday came down to part nostalgia tour and part te...

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 12.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

False Apologies From Arne Duncan

Yohuru Williams | Posted 12.19.2014 | Education
Yohuru Williams

It is perhaps not surprising, in an election season when so many of those who attempted to impose these changes stand to lose their jobs that Duncan and others would feign a change of heart. If you listen carefully, it is not really a change at all.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Republican Candidate For Connecticut Governor Really Doesn't Want To Talk About Gun Control | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tom Foley, the Republican candidate for governor in Connecticut, has spent much of his campaign criticizing the state's sweeping gun con...

Amanda Terkel

6 Primary Races You Should Watch This Week | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voters in Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin head to the polls for primary contests Tuesday, with crowded GOP fields in several high-p...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Really Doesn't Want To Discuss Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Tom Foley, the Republican candidate for governor in Connecticut, is critical of the state's sweeping gun control laws passed after the 2012 elementary...

New Poll Brings Troubling News For Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

A slight plurality of Connecticut voters say that Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) does not deserve to be reelected, and public opinion is divided on the job he...

States Find A Way Around Federal Food Stamp Cuts

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut and New York have found a way around federal budget cuts that played a central role in the massive farm bill pass...

Jon Ward

Bobby Jindal's 2016 Hopes Rest On Mantra: 'It's Not About Personalities' | Jon Ward | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Bobby Jindal isn't going to go away quietly. He made that much clear Monday. In the space of an hour, he reminded many Democrats w...

Governors Erupt In On-Camera Dispute During White House Visit

AP | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors emerged from a meeting with President Barack Obama Monday claimin...

Governors' Solutions Mirror Party Lines

AP | Kevin Freking | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors sound every bit as divided as Washington lawmakers on how best to help the nation's economy. Democratic ...

State's Gun Owners Rush To Register Firearms Ahead Of New Laws

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut gun owners are rushing to register certain firearms and ammunition that will be considered illegal contraband in ...

Man Claims He Sent Illegal Gun Magazines To Governors

New Haven Register, Conn. | Mary E. O'Leary | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

NEW HAVEN -- He is no fan of the governor, but he says he still took the trouble to send him a Christmas gift that could arrive any day now. Gun acti...