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Stories with organization: Connecticut State General Assembly
  • Senator with son named McKinley decries mountain name change 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 4:34 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - A state senator who named his son McKinley after North America's tallest mountain peak isn't too pleased with the president's decision to change its name back to Denali.

  • Connecticut's 2016 Senate race a quieter contest than past 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 4:20 pm

    STAMFORD, Connecticut - A one-time Olympian and political newcomer is the only Republican candidate so far to officially jump into Connecticut's 2016 Senate race, foreshadowing what could be a much different election from a recent string of highly contentious contests that attracted big money and national attention.

  • Ex-Republican House staffer imprisoned 1 year for mail fraud 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 3:00 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - George Gallo, the former chief of staff to the Connecticut House Republicans, was sentenced Thursday to a year and a day in prison for taking more than $100,000 in payments from a political campaign direct mail company to which he steered business.

  • MGM Resorts files lawsuit against Connecticut officials 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 4:11 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Casino developer MGM Resorts International filed a lawsuit Tuesday against several top state officials, including Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, saying a law he signed that could lead to a third tribal casino in the state is unconstitutional because it gives two tribes preferential treatment.