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Ted Kennedy Jr. (file/credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Ted Kennedy Jr. To Announce Candidacy To Replace Retiring Ed Meyer In Conn. State Senate

Ted Kennedy Jr. invoked the memory of his famous father in announcing that he’s running for the state Senate in Connecticut.

04/08/2014

Ted Kennedy Jr. (file/credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Ted Kennedy Jr. Expected To Announce Conn. State Senate Bid

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.

04/07/2014

Conn. State Sen. Ed Meyer (D-Guilford) has announced he won't seek re-election. (credit: senatedems.ct.gov)

Conn. State Sen. Meyer Announces Retirement After 50 Years In Public Service

The chair of the environment committee, 79, said he and his wife are training to get back into competitive tennis.

03/25/2014

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Assisted Suicide Bill Gets Legislative Hearing For First Time In State’s History

State Sen. Ed Meyer (D-Guilford) noted that any strong opposition to the bill could force it to be shelved until perhaps next year.

03/20/2013

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

Physician-Assisted Suicide Up For Debate In Conn.

Democratic State Senator Ed Meyer of Guilford said assisted suicide is a topic often raised by his constituents, so he drafted a measure that he believes contains every safeguard.

02/05/2013

M4 BB Gun (file / credit: Crosman Corporation)

Conn. State Sen. Brings Assault Rifle Look-Alike To Forum At Church

A Connecticut lawmaker was almost arrested at a gun control forum in a Guilford church on Sunday when someone in the room didn’t like what he saw and heard.

01/14/2013

Connecticut State Capitol - Hartford, CT - File / Photo: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.

Connecticut House Takes Up Tax Hike Budget Passed By Senate

The $40.1 billion budget attempts to tackle the state’s deficit with a combination of cuts, labor savings and wide-ranging tax hikes.

05/03/2011

Photo/Conn. State Police

Conn. Man Accused Of Accepting Pot ‘From Santa’

Police arrested 29-year-old Julio Ramos this week after he allegedly accepted delivery of 110 pounds of marijuana in 10 boxes wrapped like Christmas presents, complete with bows and tags that read “To Jessie, From Santa.”

12/10/2010