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November 17, 2017

Losing Candidate Takes East Haven Mayor To Court, Asks for Recount

by Jack Kramer | November 17, 2017 5:30am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie photo EAST HAVEN, CT — The losing mayoral candidate in November’s hotly contested, close election filed a lawsuit in New Haven Superior Court this week asking for a recount and claiming there were improprieties before and during the event by town officials, including Mayor Joe Maturo.

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November 16, 2017

Connecticut Becomes First State To Widely Use Assessment For Victims of Domestic Violence

by Christine Stuart | November 16, 2017 6:06pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is the first state to implement a domestic violence lethality assessment tool that allows law enforcement to identify individuals who have an increased risk of fatal violence.

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November 14, 2017

Sandy Hook Families’ Attorney Says Gun Maker’s Courtship With Gunman Began Long Before Shooting

by Christine Stuart | November 14, 2017 2:37pm

Cloe Poisson / Hartford Courant (pool) HARTFORD, CT — The marketing campaign behind the AR-15 style Bushmaster firearm started targeting the Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman when he was 14 years old, according to an attorney for some of his victims.

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November 13, 2017

OP-ED | The Toxic Connection between Mass Murder and Domestic Violence

by Christine Palm | November 13, 2017 3:00pm

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Another day, another mass murderer with domestic violence in his past.

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November 7, 2017

Malloy Closes Another Prison As Inmate Population Declines

by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2017 4:23pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that Enfield Correctional Institute will close in early 2018.

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November 6, 2017

Teachers Union Withdraws Lawsuit Challenging Malloy

by Christine Stuart | November 6, 2017 11:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — A few days before their first court date, the Connecticut Education Association and five municipalities withdrew their lawsuit against the state that sought to challenge Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s executive order.

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November 2, 2017

Chief Justice Rogers To Retire In February

by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2017 12:36pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Not unlike the woman who first nominated her for the position, Chief Justice Chase Rogers will be remembered for how she enhanced public confidence and transparency in the Judicial Branch.

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October 31, 2017

Connecticut Expands Anti-Trust Lawsuit Against Generic Drug Industry

by Christine Stuart | October 31, 2017 12:54pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The anti-trust lawsuit Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and 45 other attorneys general filed last year against the $75 billion generic drug industry has expanded to include 20 defendants and at least 15 drugs.

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October 23, 2017

Fourth Town Joins CEA Lawsuit

by Christine Stuart | October 23, 2017 11:07am

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT —The Connecticut Education Association added another plaintiff Friday to its lawsuit against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his executive order which eliminates education funding for 85 communities and reduces it for another 54.

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October 13, 2017

Connecticut Joins Lawsuit To Save Obamacare Subsidy

by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2017 2:03pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has teamed up with attorney generals from California, Massachusetts, and Kentucky in challenging President Donald Trump’s elimination of the cost sharing reduction payments.

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