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SEEC Investigates Complaint Somers First Selectwoman Doesn’t Live In Town

by Journal Inquirer
Posted: Jul 29, 2016 3:58pm

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Clinton’s Secret Weapon: Black Girl Magic

by Markeshia Ricks
Posted: Jul 29, 2016 1:23pm

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State Rep. Candidate, Under Inquiry, Withdraws From Race

by Marcia Chambers
Posted: Jul 29, 2016 1:20pm

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OP-ED | The Last Flight from Brainard

by Susan Bigelow
Posted: Jul 29, 2016 10:00am

Who needs a small urban airport, anyway? Not, apparently, Mayor Luke Bronin of Hartford, who has advocated shutting down Brainard Airport, located in the city’s South Meadows, so the city can develop the land.

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OP-ED | Stuck Between Corrupt and the Stone Age

by Sarah Darer Littman
Posted: Jul 29, 2016 8:00am

Political analyst Stuart Rothenberg tweeted recently that he is old enough to remember the Republican Party. He has 15 years on me, but I'm old enough to remember, too.

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OP-ED | State GOPers Run Away From ‘Banana Republicans’

by Terry Cowgill
Posted: Jul 29, 2016 5:30am

While Connecticut Democrats came away largely satisfied and united as their national party's convention ended this week, many of their Republican counterparts were grinning and bearing it the week before, as the GOP convention delegates adopted one of the most socially conservative platforms in memory and many key speakers attacked Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton rather than say anything nice about their own guy, Donald Trump.

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Abdussabur, Malloy Rally Gun Control Troops

by Markeshia Ricks
Posted: Jul 28, 2016 9:30pm

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Call Him ‘Gov’ For Now

by Paul Bass
Posted: Jul 28, 2016 6:46pm

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Last Day At the DNC In Philly

by WNPR
Posted: Jul 28, 2016 3:27pm

Colin McEnroe moderates a conversation between Tim Noah of Politio, Margaret Carlson of Bloomberg View, Bryan Curtis, editor-at-large at The Ringer, and Alexandra Petri, of the Washington Post.

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Firearms Maker Files Motion in Sandy Hook Lawsuit to Keep Materials Out of Public View

by New Haven Register
Posted: Jul 28, 2016 12:05pm

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CDC Data Show High Incidence Of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks In State

by Jenny Blair
Posted: Jul 28, 2016 10:35am

Connecticut had the highest total number of foodborne illness outbreaks in New England from 2005 to 2014, according to federal data – a distinction that experts say is fueled by better reporting, while higher rates of certain pathogens also may contribute.

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Jill Stein Woos Spurned Berners

by Lucy Gellman
Posted: Jul 28, 2016 12:01am

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Parents Are Running Out of Time

by Christine Stuart
Posted: Jul 27, 2016 5:32pm

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Republican Challenges Democratic Party’s Lack of Payment For Legal Fees

by Christine Stuart
Posted: Jul 27, 2016 2:36pm

Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst says he is sick and tired of the Connect- icut Democratic Party’s “arrogance.”

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Regulator, Lawmaker Question UConn’s Decision To End Pediatric Services

by Christine Stuart
Posted: Jul 26, 2016 11:06pm

The head of Connecticut’s Department of Public Health and Sen. Minority Leader Len Fasano are questioning the University of Connecticut Health Center’s decision to end pediatric services Oct. 1.

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Casinos Feed Pols at DNC

by Lucy Gellman
Posted: Jul 26, 2016 10:00pm

The morning after U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren urged a cheering crowd at the Democratic National Convention to get money out of politics, money was talking.

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Connecticut Cited in Hacked Democratic National Committee Emails

by Christine Stuart
Posted: Jul 26, 2016 1:03pm

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Day 1 DNC Diary: Cracks Beneath ‘Unity’

by New Haven Independent Staff
Posted: Jul 26, 2016 11:43am

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Protesters Take To The Streets At DNC

by Tom Sofield and Erich Martin
Posted: Jul 25, 2016 11:21pm

PHILADELPHIA - The heat and high humidity didn’t stop thousands of protesters from taking to the streets of Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention.

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Email Leak Exposes Divisions In Democratic Party

by Max Moran
Posted: Jul 25, 2016 2:28pm

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Nursing Homes Fined After Resident’s Death, Undocumented Injuries

by Cara Rosner
Posted: Jul 25, 2016 9:45am

The state has fined an Avon nursing home where a resident died and a Bristol home where staff did not document how 10 residents suffered a total of 47 injuries.

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New Haven Police Chief Facing Discipline

by Paul Bass
Posted: Jul 25, 2016 9:40am

Mayor Toni Harp is planning to take action against Police Chief Dean Esserman in the wake of new complaints about his “temperament.”

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Blumenthal Introduces Elder Abuse Legislation In Middletown

by Middletown Press
Posted: Jul 25, 2016 7:47am

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OP-ED | Rhode Island Tweaks Connecticut Again

by Terry Cowgill
Posted: Jul 22, 2016 5:30am

Rhode Island is at it again. It's only been a little more than three months since the Providence Journal published a scathing editorial that took aim at Connecticut's unfunded state employee pension liability and the abject failure on the part of elected officials here to adequately confront it.

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June Jobs Report Is A Mixed Bag

by Christine Stuart
Posted: Jul 21, 2016 3:30pm

Connecticut added 7,900 jobs in June, according to the Connecticut Labor Department. That’s the good news.

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July 29, 2016

Murphy Celebrates Program to Help New Haven’s Residents, Veterans, and Recently Incarcerated

by Jack Kramer | Jul 29, 2016 5:01pm
Posted to: Education | Federal Budget | Housing | Jobs | Public Safety | New Haven

jack kramer / ctnewsjunkie One of the new initiative’s goals in New Haven, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said Thursday, will be to reduce recidivism by 50 percent over a five-year period.

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Public Gets Chance To Weigh In On Insurance Rate Hikes Next Week

by Christine Stuart | Jul 29, 2016 2:01pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | Jobs

CTNewsJunkie file photo Connecticut residents will get a chance next week to tell Insurance Department regulators what they think about the average double-digit rate increases being proposed by three health insurance companies.

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Hillary Clinton: ‘We Are Stronger Together’

by Christine Stuart | Jul 29, 2016 12:00am
Posted to: Election 2016 | DNC 2016 | White House

C-SPAN It took a half-hour, but Hillary Clinton seemed to hit her stride Thursday night in accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination for president when she started talking about the economy and contrasting her campaign with the one being run by her Republican opponent.

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July 28, 2016

Debate On $15 An Hour Minimum Wage Continues In Connecticut

by Jack Kramer | Jul 28, 2016 12:00pm
Posted to: Business | Equality | Jobs | Labor | Legal | Bridgeport

Courtesy of CT-N As the clock ticks toward the start of another legislative session in January, Connecticut lawmakers will once again be confronted about whether they should raise the hourly minimum wage — and by how much.

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July 27, 2016

Connecticut Takes Center Stage On Gun Safety At The DNC

by Christine Stuart | Jul 27, 2016 11:00pm
Posted to: Congress | Election 2016 | DNC 2016 | Public Safety | White House | Newtown

C-SPAN U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, who demanded a vote on gun violence prevention legislation for 15 hours in the Senate in June, got his five-minutes in the spotlight Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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Consolidated Legislative Commissions Get Back To Work

by Max Moran | Jul 27, 2016 11:43am
Posted to: Equality | State Budget | State Capitol

Max Moran photo The directors of the state’s two new legislative commissions are optimistic about the future of their organizations, even though each is taking on the responsibility of what used to be six separate entities.

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Emails Show DNC Provided Script For Gun Control Conference Call: GOP

by Christine Stuart | Jul 27, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | 5th CD | Election 2016

CTNewsJunkie file photo Republicans tried to draw attention this week to U.S Rep. Elizabeth Esty, whose name comes up in 37 hacked emails from Sunday’s Wikileaks dump exposing the Democrats’ favoritism of Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders.

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July 26, 2016

Disability Advocates Invested In State Agency’s Transition To A Nonprofit

by Jack Kramer | Jul 26, 2016 3:15pm
Posted to: Health Care | Legal | Nonprofits | State Capitol | Transparency

Courtesy of CT-N At a public hearing Monday on the elimination of the Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, person after person said it didn’t matter which board represented them as long as it included members who lived with disabilities.

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Connecticut Delegates Say Platform Will Help Unite Party

by Christine Stuart | Jul 26, 2016 12:10pm

Courtesy of Nancy DiNardo Connecticut delegates supporting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said they are happy with what is being touted as the “most progressive” Democratic Party platform in history.

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July 25, 2016

Connecticut Governor Gets 10-Minutes On National Stage

by Christine Stuart | Jul 25, 2016 7:16pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | DNC 2016 | White House

C-SPAN Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got a chance Monday to talk to Democrats from across the country at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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