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Dance to the Music | 01-18-2019

Which is exactly what new Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont did during his inaugural party. As reported in The Hill , Lamont seriously cut loose on the dance floor. And we do mean “loose.” Lamont legislative affairs director Chris Soto lauded his...

For Some Reason I’m Hungry | 07-13-2018

It’s bad enough when someone else gets your name all wrong, but the needle goes to 11 when you screw it up yourself. Case in point comes from Connecticut, where the Connecticut Post reports that a banner on the website for U.S. Senate candidate...

One Way to Make an Impression | 04-13-2018

Standing out in a crowded primary field can be a major challenge. But as the Hartford Courant reports , getting attention is not Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Lee Whitnum’s problem. Whitnum showed up at a Democratic candidate debate in Brookfield...

What Could Possibly Go Wrong? | 04-13-2018

Alcohol vending machines might sound like the fever dream of a hungover frat boy, but rest assured this is no hazy day-after fantasy. As the Connecticut Post reports , the House there has approved a bill that would allow bars to install self-dispensing...

Strange Bedfellows, Statehouse Style | 10-13-2017

On the surface Connecticut lawmakers Art Linares and Caroline Simmons don’t have a lot in common. He’s a Republican loved by the NRA who has done volunteer work for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; she’s a Democrat who worked on Barack Obama’s...

Coming and Going | 04-01-2016

Hey Yalies, are you sick of paying the big Connecticut tax bill on that mega-endowment of yours? Well, you have options! Taking a page straight from the Rick Perry playbook, Florida Gov. Rick Scott says you are more than welcome to move the 300-year-old...

The Squirrelly War on Christmas | 12-04-2015

Like so many cities and towns, the Connecticut burg of Norwalk was ready for its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony this year. But when officials went to give the lights a test drive, several strands didn’t work. Was this yet another example...