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April 18, 2014

Leaders Try To Put Grass Seed Debate Behind Them

by Christine Stuart | April 18, 2014 7:17am

Hugh McQuaid file photo (Updated 1:28 p.m.) It’s been a week since the House, in a rare move, defeated a bill that would have banned genetically modified grass seed just one day after the Senate passed it.

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April 10, 2014

House Defeats GMO Grass Seed Ban

by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2014 4:46pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 5:43 p.m.) Less than 24 hours after the Senate approved a bill banning genetically modified grass seed, the House found bipartisan agreement to kill it.

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April 9, 2014

Senate Takes First Step Toward Banning Genetically Engineered Grass

by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2014 9:05pm

Christine Stuart photo Senate Democrats passed legislation banning genetically modified grass seed Wednesday night over Republican questions on why the bill did not go through the traditional legislative process.

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Senate To Push Ahead With GMO Grass Ban Despite Uncertain Future In House

by Hugh McQuaid | April 9, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo The Senate is poised to approve a ban on genetically modified grass seed in Connecticut, but House Speaker Brendan Sharkey and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are not sold on the idea.

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April 6, 2014

OP-ED | Farm Bureau Urges Rejection of GMO Amendment

by Henry N. Talmage | April 6, 2014 9:37pm

For the last few years, the news has been positive for the agricultural industry here in Connecticut. The number of farmers markets across the state is on the rise. Our friends and neighbors are committed to buying our products. 

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March 28, 2014

Parsing the Supreme Court’s ‘Vicious’ Horse Ruling

by Hugh McQuaid | March 28, 2014 5:30am

Arnold Gold -- New Haven Register Gov. Dannel P. Malloy renewed his push for legislation Wednesday to protect horse owners from additional liability following a Supreme Court decision regarding “Scuppy,” a horse that bit a child in 2006.

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March 17, 2014

Malloy Calls Boehner’s Remarks ‘Reprehensible’

by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2014 11:58am

CTNJ file photo Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called U.S. House Speaker John Boehner’s characterization of how some states planned to use the U.S. Agriculture Department’s food stamp program “reprehensible.”

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March 14, 2014

Lawmakers Seek To Ban GMO Grass

by Hugh McQuaid | March 14, 2014 2:23pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Opponents of genetically modified organisms and pesticides are pushing to enact the first ever ban on GMO grass to prevent the development of pesticide-resistant “super weeds.”

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March 7, 2014

Consumer Protection Commissioner Says West Haven Marijuana Grower Can Proceed

by Hugh McQuaid & Brian McCready | March 7, 2014 7:30pm

HUGH MCQUAID FILE PHOTO The Consumer Protection Department will not revoke the marijuana growers license of a Fairfield company whose manager failed to disclose that he had a similar permit revoked in Boulder, Colo. two years ago.

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March 6, 2014

Consumer Protection Commissioner ‘Disturbed’ By Allegations Against Marijuana Grower

by Brian McCready | March 6, 2014 6:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo Consumer Protection Commissioner William Rubenstein said Wednesday he is “very disturbed about what is alleged” against the manager of a company selected by the state to grow medical marijuana in West Haven.

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