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August 11, 2017

Municipal Lobby Says Meeting Should Not Be Mistaken As Support

by Jack Kramer | Aug 11, 2017 10:05pm
Posted to: Town News | Labor | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Taxes

Courtesy of CT-N HARTFORD, CT — Relief from expensive unfunded mandates and its relationship with labor unions were just some of the topics discussed by the governor and the heads of two municipal lobbies Friday.

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Even Without A Budget Connecticut Shoppers Get a Tax Break

by Cara Rosner | Aug 11, 2017 3:00pm
Posted to: Consumer Protection | The Economy | Retail Sector | Taxes

One of the biggest shopping seasons of the year - second only to the holidays - is here: back to school time.

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New Bus Service To Connect Hartford And Storrs

by Jack Kramer | Aug 11, 2017 11:30am
Posted to: Transportation | Hartford | Mansfield-Storrs

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — CTtransit bus route service, starting Aug. 13, will provide University of Connecticut students, faculty, and staff the ability to connect directly to downtown Hartford via public transit.

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Malloy: ‘We Need A Budget’

by Jack Kramer | Aug 11, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | Hartford

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was back in Connecticut Thursday after being away for a week. While he was gone not much progress was made on the state budget.

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August 10, 2017

Blumenthal: Manafort Search Is A ‘Stunning Development’

by Jack Kramer | Aug 10, 2017 11:00pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2016 | Election Policy

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT - U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the execution of a search warrant on Paul Manafort’s home was a “stunning development” and an indication of “criminal wrongdoing.”

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Connecticut Would Save Planned Parenthood If Congress Defunds It

by Christine Stuart | Aug 10, 2017 12:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | Public Health | State Budget | Enfield

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie ENFIELD, CT — The threat to defund Planned Parenthood is always lingering, and that’s why Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman said Wednesday that Connecticut has a backup plan.

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Surge In Ticks Continues

by Jack Kramer | Aug 10, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | Entertainment | Public Health | New Haven

shutterstock NEW HAVEN, CT — Tick-borne diseases, in the words of U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, “are becoming an epidemic” in the state of Connecticut.

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August 9, 2017

Blumenthal: Trump Should Use Sanctions, Not Weapons Against North Korea

by Jack Kramer | Aug 9, 2017 2:35pm
Posted to: Congress | National Security | White House | New Haven

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Wednesday said President Donald Trump should spend his time “enlisting our allies to help impose strict sanctions” against North Korea, instead of waging an escalating war of words.

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Fasano Steps Aside; Srinivasan Reaches Fundraising Goal

by Christine Stuart | Aug 9, 2017 12:55pm
Posted to: Election 2018

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Senate Republican President Len Fasano made it clear Wednesday that he’s not running for governor in 2018.

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Connecticut’s Insurance Exchange Focuses On Marketing Strategy

by Jack Kramer | Aug 9, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | Jobs

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — With so much uncertainty over the future of health insurance officials are gearing up for what could be the toughest enrollment period they’ve faced in the history of the Affordable Care Act.

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