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September 2, 2014

Rowland’s Defense Gets Emails Into Evidence On Eve of Trial

by Christine Stuart | September 2, 2014 8:22pm

New Haven Independent file photo The day before former Gov. John G. Rowland’s second corruption trial began, U.S. District Judge Janet Arterton handed his attorney’s a victory when she allowed seven accidentally-disclosed privileged emails to become evidence.

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Connecticut Voices for Children Report Suggests State Still Years Away From Recovery

by Hugh McQuaid | September 2, 2014 5:10pm

Connecticut is still years away from a full recovery from the Great Recession, according to a new report from Connecticut Voices for Children, which found the state lagging behind on job growth and wages.

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Clinton Stumps for Malloy in New Haven, Highlights Gov’s Strengths

by Christine Stuart | September 2, 2014 2:49pm

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie Former President Bill Clinton told a friendly crowd of party loyalists Tuesday that Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy should be elected by 10 points or more based on what he’s been able to accomplish.

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Super PAC Ad Focuses On Taxes

by Hugh McQuaid | September 2, 2014 2:06pm

Screengrab (Updated 3:13 p.m.)A super PAC bankrolled by the Republican Governors Association released a new ad Tuesday designed to remind Connecticut voters that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has raised taxes.

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Gun Rights Group Passes On Endorsements

by Hugh McQuaid | September 2, 2014 11:49am

Calling their options “downright horrible,” opportunistic, or “absolutely delusional,” the gun rights group Connecticut Carry said Tuesday it will not be endorsing a candidate in this year’s gubernatorial election.

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Yankee Institute Says Unfunded Pension Liability Larger Than Reported

by Christine Stuart | September 2, 2014 5:30am

A new analysis of Connecticut’s unfunded pension liability by the conservative Yankee Institute claims that its unfunded liability is much higher than an actuary for the state has estimated.

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September 1, 2014

OP-ED | This Isn’t Just A Vacation Day

by Lindsay Farrell | September 1, 2014 5:29am

Today, Labor Day, many of us will have a day off. We’ll go to the beach, or host a BBQ, and enjoy the end of summer. But it is important to remember that today is not just a day off.

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August 29, 2014

Malloy Reminds Labor To Vote For Him In November

by Christine Stuart | August 29, 2014 4:10pm

Christine Stuart photo On the eve of the Labor Day weekend, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reminded labor leaders from across the state why they should support him in November.

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Pelto Officially Out of Race

by Hugh McQuaid | August 29, 2014 3:19pm

Christine Stuart file photo Secretary of the State Denise Merrill confirmed in a press release Friday that petitioning candidate Jonathan Pelto will not be appearing on the ballot during this year’s campaign for governor.

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OP-ED | We Treat Third Parties Like Pariahs, And Our Democracy Suffers For It

by Susan Bigelow | August 29, 2014 1:00pm

It looks like former State Rep. Jonathan Pelto will be left off of the ballot for governor this fall, which will be a relief to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election team. It’s also a sad commentary on the way we treat minor parties in this state, and how the two-party monopoly squeezes out much-needed competition.

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