Connecticut State Senate
Ted Kennedy Jr. invoked the memory of his famous father in announcing that he’s running for the state Senate in Connecticut.
Two people briefed on the decision say the son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts will announce Tuesday that he intends to seek the Democratic nomination for the state’s 12th District.
The chair of the environment committee, 79, said he and his wife are training to get back into competitive tennis.
While Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hasn’t said whether he’d seek re-election this year, his State of the State address Thursday seemed to pave the way for another run.
Connecticut might gamble on slots and video gaming in Bridgeport, New Haven and Windsor Locks.
A bill that would abolish Connecticut’s death penalty for all future cases is facing its second vote in the General Assembly. Members of the state’s House of Representatives are scheduled to take up the legislation on Wednesday afternoon.
Now that the two men responsible for the Petit family murders in Cheshire have been sentenced to die, a move is underway to repeal the death penalty in Connecticut.