by Jack Kramer | June 20, 2016 1:15pm
Sarah Greene of Branford, in her own words, had it “hard enough as a single parent” raising two young children when her husband was killed during enemy action in Iraq 12 years ago.
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by Jack Kramer | February 17, 2016 6:30am
Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr. said Tuesday that he has read enough research about possible dangers associated with “crumb rubber” to warrant an end to the use of the material in playgrounds. At least for now.
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by Jack Kramer | January 27, 2016 12:44pm
Within the space of a few days the state approved plans to place three new medical marijuana dispensaries in two cities while another town passed legislation that would prevent a similar facility from ever opening there.
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by Susan Bigelow | June 26, 2015 9:59am
Congratulations, JR Romano, on becoming the new chairman of the state Republican Party! The good news for you is that for the first time in a decade, that fact may no longer be such an albatross around your neck.
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by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 3:40pm
On Earth Day, Republicans and Democrats held a Capitol press conference to proclaim their support for legislation that would phase out the use of plastic bags and the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetic products.
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by Ellen R. Delisio | November 5, 2014 10:16am
While the Democrats retained their majority in both houses of the General Assembly, Republicans made inroads, picking up at least 10 seats in the House and one in the Senate.
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by Kristi Allen | October 28, 2014 3:08pm
With the race for governor down to a few percentage points, the state Democratic Party has spent nearly 20 percent of its campaign funds on one candidate: Ted Kennedy Jr.
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by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2014 1:07pm
The State Bond Commission released about $570 million in borrowing during a Friday meeting, including funding for a new courthouse in Torrington, state assistance for businesses, and bonding for projects sought by lawmakers.
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by Hugh McQuaid | May 5, 2014 5:48pm
Retiring Sen. Ed Meyer has so many stories that his colleagues in the Senate compared him to Forrest Gump — the character played by Tom Hanks in the film of the same name — during a two-hour tribute Monday.
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by Christine Stuart | April 3, 2014 2:52pm
The Consumer Protection Department approved six medical marijuana dispensaries Thursday that will be located in Hartford, Branford, Bridgeport, South Windsor, Uncasville, and Bristol.
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