M. Jodi Rell

Former Conn. Gov. M. Jodi Rell (file/credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox)

Former Conn. Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s Husband Dies Of Cancer

In a tribute to Lou Rell, the Connecticut Republican Party said he served the nation as a Navy pilot and the state as the governor’s spouse. He was 73.

03/23/2014

Lawmaker’s Lawsuit May Challenge Conn. Budget

A state senator’s legal challenge of a little-known fee on many Connecticut electric bills could create yet another massive hole in the state’s already deficit-plagued budget, should the tea party-backed lawmaker win in court.

03/27/2011

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy (Photo: CT Governor's Office)

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy Renews Push To Decriminalize Marijuana

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is making waves with efforts do decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, and he’s not stopping there.

02/18/2011

An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

CT Murder Victims’ Families Seek Death Penalty Repeal

Seventy-six people who have all lost loved ones to murder have signed a letter saying capital punishment in Connecticut offers a “false promise that goes unfilled.”

02/09/2011

Governor-Elect Dan Malloy is seen with running mate Nancy Wyman arrive for a news conference - Hartford, CT - Nov 8, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Dan Malloy Being Sworn-In As CT Governor Today

Dannel Patrick Malloy, former Stamford mayor, will become CT’s 88th governor and first Democrat to hold the job in two decades when he is sworn in Wednesday.

01/05/2011

Foley Concedes Conn. Governor Race

Tom Foley, the Republican candidate for governor of Connecticut, conceded the close race to Democrat Dan Malloy despite questions about the election process.

11/08/2010

Candidates for Governor Dan Malloy and Tom Foley participate in a debate - West Hartford, CT - Oct 26, 2010 - AP Photo/Bob Child

Dead Heat In Race For Connecticut Governor

Democrat Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley are vying to succeed M. Jodi Rell in the state’s top job.

10/28/2010

Dan Malloy and Tom Foley - File / Photos: AP

3rd Debate Today In Conn. Governor’s Race

Democrat Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley will square off Tuesday afternoon at Fairfield University.

10/19/2010

Conn. Veterans Memorial Fundraising At Halfway

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state leaders say fundraising for $1.2 million memorial to honor state veterans has reached the halfway point. Gov. M. Jodi Rell says they are launching a special fundraising drive […]

10/16/2010

Dan Malloy and Tom Foley - File / Photos: AP

Malloy’s Lead Grows Over Foley In CT Governor’s Race

The poll released Friday shows the former Stamford mayor leading the former U.S. ambassador to Ireland 49 to 42 percent among likely voters.

10/15/2010

Dan Malloy and Tom Foley - File / Photos: AP

Christie Stumping For Foley; Times Backs Malloy

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected in wealthy Greenwich to stump for fellow Republican Tom Foley in Connecticut’s close governor’s race.

10/14/2010

An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

Support For Death Penalty At 10-Year High In CT

Quinnipiac University’s poll, released Wednesday, found 65 percent of those surveyed support the death penalty. That’s up from 61 percent two years ago.

10/13/2010

Gov. Jodi Rell

Rell: Connecticut Against Latest MTA Proposals

Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell is pushing back against plans by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that would affect costs of some Metro-North train tickets.

09/28/2010

(AP Photo/Journal Inquirer, Jim Michaud)

Day Of Remembrance Set For Manchester Shooting Victims

Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell is calling for a statewide day of remembrance for the victims of last week’s fatal shootings at a beer distribution company.

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