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January 9, 2018

Longtime Assistant Attorney General Enters Race for AG

by Christine Stuart | Jan 9, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Legal | State Capitol | Bloomfield | West Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — Clare Kindall, an assistant attorney general for the past two decades, wants the opportunity to run the Attorney General’s office.

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November 10, 2017

West Hartford Attorney Named First Independent Consumer Advocate for the MDC

by Doug Hardy | Nov 10, 2017 3:09am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Economic Development | Environment | Jobs | Public Health | Weather | Bloomfield | East Granby | East Hartford | Farmington | Glastonbury | Hartford | Newington | Rocky Hill | South Windsor | West Hartford | Wethersfield | Windsor

doug hardy / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — David Silverstone, a 71-year-old West Hartford attorney, came out of semi-retirement to represent customers of the Metropolitan District Commission, the Hartford region’s water and sewer authority.

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November 7, 2017

It’s Election Day! Voters Head to the Polls for Municipal Elections

by Christine Stuart | Nov 7, 2017 11:09am
Posted to: Election 2017 | Town News | Bloomfield | Bristol | Farmington | Greenwich | Westport

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut voters are heading to the polls until 8 p.m. today to vote for their mayors, first selectmen, and all the members of their local boards and commissions.

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July 21, 2017

Follow Up Study Narrows Racial Profiling In Traffic Stops to 18 Police Officers

by Jack Kramer | Jul 21, 2017 12:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Law Enforcement | Bloomfield | Meriden | New Milford | Newington | Norwalk | Trumbull | West Hartford | Windsor

ART OLYMPIC VIA SHUTTERSTOCK HARTFORD, CT — Eighteen police officers were identified as being statistically more likely to stop minority motorists in nine municipal police departments and the state police barracks in Hartford, according to a report compiled by the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy.

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February 28, 2017

State Senate Remains Tied After Special Election

by Christine Stuart | Feb 28, 2017 10:42pm
Posted to: State Capitol | Bethlehem | Bloomfield | Hartford | Windsor

Courtesy of Facebook With control of the state Senate hanging in the balance, voters in two Senate districts headed to the polls Tuesday to see if they could upset a deal brokered by party leaders.

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February 17, 2017

OP-ED | The Little Special Election That Could? Windsor Republican May Tip Senate to GOP

by Terry Cowgill | Feb 17, 2017 6:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Elections - Special Elections | Local Politics | Opinion | State Budget | Bloomfield | Hartford | Windsor

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As the nation weighs the seismic impact of life under a Trump administration whose wheels seem to be coming off, we could soon witness earth-moving changes in Connecticut’s political landscape as well.

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February 4, 2017

As Drought Continues, Environment Committee Hears Concerns About Water Bottling Plant in Bloomfield

by Dana Whalen | Feb 4, 2017 10:31am
Posted to: Business | Environment | Town News | Bloomfield | Jobs | Public Health

CT-N screengrab HARTFORD, CT — With the bottled water industry attempting to expand as parts of the state face drought conditions, legislators heard testimony Friday from people concerned about the water supply and from others in the water industry.

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May 26, 2016

Lawmakers Press For Thorough Review Of Two Health Insurance Mergers

by Patricia Daddona | May 26, 2016 5:29am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | The Economy | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | Legal | Bloomfield | Hartford

shutterstock Seventeen lawmakers are asking the state’s insurance commissioner for a fair and thorough review of two pending colossal health insurance mergers and a study on how they could affect Connecticut jobs.

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April 27, 2016

Residents Push For House Vote On Water Bill

by Steve Majerus-Collins | Apr 27, 2016 4:27pm
Posted to: Business | Energy | Environment | Town News | Bloomfield | Public Health | Public Safety | State Capitol | Transparency

STEVE MAJERUS-COLLINS / ctnewsjunkie A measure that would hinder a plan to sell discounted water to a private bottler in Bloomfield may never reach the House floor before the session ends next week.

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April 19, 2016

Senate Approves Bill Aimed At Addressing Concerns Over Bottling Company

by Jack Kramer | Apr 19, 2016 7:54pm
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Local Politics | Public Health | Quasi-Public | Bloomfield

Christine Stuart photo The Senate voted 24-11 Tuesday in favor of a bill that prioritizes residential water customers over commercial bottling companies during a drought.

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