Democrats will tell you the economy in our state is improving, Republicans say it isn’t, and other say the truth is probably somewhere in between. This Sunday on Face the State, we […]
Blumenthal Differs with Holder on Transparency
In all the years I covered Richard Blumenthal as Connecticut Attorney General and later Senator, I can't recall him ever holding an off the record meeting with reporters. That’s exactly what U.S. […]
Is This Appropriate for a Mall?
Dateline: Farmington, Connecticut I was walking through the Westfarms Mall with my son when we stopped to check out the display at Urban Outfitters, passed and gawked at by hundreds of people […]
Face the State Flashback: Hilton Kaderli in Oklahoma
Oklahoma has certainly been on the minds of many people this week, and here in the Channel 3 newsroom, many of us thought of our old friend Hilton Kaderli. The legendary weatherman […]
Where Are We? Pyongyang? Havana?
Kremlinesque. Big Brother. Nixonian. These are some of the terms people are using to describe recent moves by the federal government to keep a closer eye on what some reporters are doing. […]
What We Can Expect from Gun Law Lawsuit
The first major lawsuit aimed at repealing Connecticut’s new gun law was filed this week, and this Sunday on Face the State, you’ll hear from the lead attorney in the case. Brian […]
The Trial Where People Ask, “Who’s on Trial?”
Whose collar is that? That belongs to former House Speaker Chris Donovan, captured in a hidden camera video and presented by federal prosecutors at a trial this week. It’s not Donovan’s trial, […]
2016: Will Connecticut be Relevant in Presidential Campaign?
It’s no secret I’ve been disappointed at Connecticut’s fading impact on presidential politics. The 2012 presidential primary was a low attended affair, by the candidates and the voters. By the time the […]
Face the State Flashback: Kain’s World
One of Connecticut’s most revered reporters is retiring later this spring. Dan Kain, who’s been a fixture on Channel 3 for a quarter century, is hanging up his journalist’s cap after filing […]
Yale Author Uncovers New Details About Connecticut Slavery
We like to think of Connecticut as a place where slavery didn’t happen, that instead it was an ugly part of American life that only took place in the deep south. The […]
Want to Turn in a Gun?
Tune in this Sunday to Face the State for a new program aimed at getting guns off the streets. We are joined by Hartford Police Deputy Chief Luis Rodriguez and Colleen Desai […]
Is Connecticut Bad for Business?
We hear the encouraging news from Governor Malloy, that our state is “open for business,” and that things are improving. Then, another report comes out saying Connecticut is at the bottom of […]
My Very First Report….That Never Aired
I was reminded recently that 25 years have passed since I got my first job in television news. It’s hard to say: 25 years. Yikes. It was late winter 1988 when I […]
Face the State Flashback: the Pay Raise Debate of 1998
There is little privacy when you are elected official. Your salary is public knowledge, and if you get a raise, everybody knows about it. If you want a raise, you really can’t […]
Himes: Marathon Bombing Hearings Likely
This Sunday on Face the State we are joined by 4th District Congressman Jim Himes, and during our taping we talked about the sequester, immigration, guns, even Linda McMahon. Yes, Linda McMahon. […]
My Interview with Oprah
I’ve been blessed with a career that has given me the opportunity to interview people from all walks of life. I’ve been able to talk with politicians, athletes, doctors, criminals, victims, celebrities, […]
Law Prof: Lawmakers did not Abide by Statute for Gun Bill
Our Face the State interview last month with attorney and private investigator Peter Sachs garnered quite a bit of attention from Channel 3 viewers and well beyond. Sachs contended state lawmakers violated […]