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  • Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley, left, embraces wife Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley, after accepting the nomination for governor at the Connecticut Republican Convention, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Connecticut GOP endorses Foley for governor

    Connecticut Republicans on Saturday turned again to their 2010 gubernatorial nominee, endorsing Greenwich businessman Tom Foley as the GOP's candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in November.


  • Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, right, celebrates with his wife Cathy, left, as his children look on after accepting the nomination for the Democratic candidate for governor at the Connecticut Democratic Convention, Friday, May 16, 2014, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Malloy accepts nod, says state making progress

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who accepted the Democratic Party's nomination Friday night for a second term, said he's seeking re-election to continue the "progress" made over the past four years in turning around Connecticut, hard hit during the recession.


  • Gun rights advocates hope for convention impact

    Second Amendment rights advocates in Connecticut are mobilizing to influence this weekend's state Republican convention, as they seek changes to Connecticut's sweeping gun-control law passed last year in the wake of the Newtown school massacre.


  • Connecticut high school graduation rate up again

    The state's high school graduation rate has improved for the fourth consecutive year, new figures released Wednesday indicate.


  • Connecticut governor makes pitch to insurers

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy assured representatives of the insurance industry Tuesday they have a partner in Connecticut.


  • Malloy touts legislative wins in re-election bid

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy pivoted Thursday to his re-election campaign, trumpeting his legislative victories a day after the General Assembly's adjournment, saying real progress has been made to improve Connecticut's financial footing over the past four years.


  • Malloy may try to enact anti-discrimination effort

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he may use his executive authority to enact some of the proposed protections included in a failed bill that attempted to ban discrimination against unemployed job seekers.


  • Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy addresses the House and the Senate at the end of session at the Capitol on the final day of session, Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Connecticut lawmakers wrap up legislative session

    State lawmakers reached a midnight deadline to close out an election-year legislative session marked by disagreement over whether Connecticut's economy is finally improving after the recession.


  • Lawmakers work to finish budget-related bills

    Connecticut lawmakers were tying up loose ends Tuesday on a new state budget, with the General Assembly passing a $953 million bonding package that includes millions of dollars for pre-kindergarten classrooms, drinking water projects and preservation of a 1,000-acre forest.


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