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November 2, 2014

Obama Rallies 1,900 For Malloy In Bridgeport, Takes Hecklers In Stride

by Hugh McQuaid | November 2, 2014 5:19pm

Douglas Healey photo President Barack Obama worked through an unruly crowd Sunday in Bridgeport to excite the Democratic faithful to turn out for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in Tuesday’s nail-biter of a gubernatorial election.

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October 21, 2014

Obama Is Coming Back

by Christine Stuart | October 21, 2014 3:46pm

Christine Stuart file photo The Connecticut Democratic Party confirmed Tuesday that President Barack Obama will come back to Connecticut two days before the Nov. 4 election to stump for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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October 15, 2014

Obama Postpones Connecticut Trip For Ebola Briefing

by Hugh McQuaid | October 15, 2014 11:50am

Hugh McQuaid file photo President Barack Obama will not be appearing for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday night in Bridgeport. According to the White House, Obama cancelled the trip for a cabinet meeting on Ebola.

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September 11, 2014

OP-ED | In Bridgeport, Green Energy Park is a Win for Our Kids and Families

by Bill Finch | September 11, 2014 4:30am

We face an amazing opportunity in Bridgeport.

Working in partnership with my administration, United Illuminating plans to install 9,000 solar panels atop a closed and unused landfill, as well as a 2.8 megawatt fuel cell. The site of this project is in the midst of a formerly rundown section of the city that has been transformed into Eco-Technology Park.

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August 18, 2014

Foley Says He’s Still Working On Urban Strategy

by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2014 4:30am

Christine Stuart photo It’s less than 80 days before the November election and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley says he’s still working on his urban strategy.

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July 23, 2014

OP-ED | Giving Adoptees and Their Kids the Rights They Deserve

by Bill Finch | July 23, 2014 7:38am

I’m a proud father of four kids. So when the doctor asks for our family medical history, why does the government keep that information locked away? I may be the mayor of our state’s largest city, but because of outdated laws, I’m just another adoptee who is treated as a second-class citizen.

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July 15, 2014

Malloy Highlights Efforts To Combat Urban Crime

by Christine Stuart | July 15, 2014 3:30pm

Susan Bigelow map Looking at a map of the 2010 race for governor it’s easy to see why Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been very visible in Connecticut’s major cities this summer.

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July 8, 2014

OP-ED | Sort Out the FUSE Problems, But Don’t Forget the Kids

by Owen Francis | July 8, 2014 2:53pm

We’ve seen a lot of news in the last few weeks about problems with Family Urban Schools of Excellence (FUSE) and their operation of schools in Hartford. But in all of the coverage, there has not been much talk about the students, like my own kids, whose school districts had failed them and whose lives have been changed for the better by attending a Connecticut charter school.

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May 30, 2014

Bond Commission Approves $570 Million in Borrowing

by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2014 12:07pm

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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May 16, 2014

Candidate Demands Apology For Comments Made By Opponent

by Christine Stuart | May 16, 2014 11:52am

CTNJ file photo Republican lieutenant governor candidate David Walker demanded an apology from his opponent, Penny Bacchiochi, on Friday for “playing the race card” on a radio program this week.

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