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April 18, 2014

Boost In Legal Aid Funding Sought

by Christine Stuart | April 18, 2014 2:36pm

Christine Stuart photo NEW HAVEN—Debbie Diaz was in tears in a New Haven courthouse when she learned she was being evicted because the apartment she rented was being foreclosed on by the bank.

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April 16, 2014

The Rowlands’ Political Paper Trail Includes Republicans & Democrats

by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2014 5:29am

Douglas Healey photo Campaign finance records show that in the years following his incarceration, former Gov. John G. Rowland and his wife, Patricia, made several donations to both Democratic and Republican candidates and town committees.

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April 15, 2014

Settlement Would Require State To Hire 35 More Workers

by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2014 12:00pm

Under a settlement agreement reached last week in a federal lawsuit, the Connecticut General Assembly will be asked to add 35 positions to the Department of Social Services budget to help process Medicaid applications.

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April 11, 2014

Rowland’s Attorney: ‘We’re Eager To Go To Trial’

by Hugh McQuaid | April 11, 2014 3:58pm

Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register photo NEW HAVEN — Former Gov. John G. Rowland pleaded not guilty Friday to campaign corruption charges in U.S. District Court in New Haven, where his lawyer said he plans to take the case to trial.

—Photos from outside court

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April 10, 2014

Republican Party Seeks Distance From Rowland, Wants To Focus On Unity

by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2014 10:01pm

Christine Stuart photo STAMFORD — The backdrop for the biggest Republican Party fundraiser of the year was the indictment of former Republican governor and WTIC talk show host John G. Rowland.

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State Struggles To House Transgender Youth

by Hugh McQuaid | April 10, 2014 5:30am

istockphoto State prison officials were grappling Wednesday to establish a new policy for housing transgender inmates following a court order handing the Correction Department custody of a transgender minor.

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April 7, 2014

Soundkeeper Challenges Hedge Fund Project In Stamford

by Christine Stuart | April 7, 2014 12:56pm

A nonprofit environmental group filed a complaint against the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development last week arguing that it didn’t do an environmental study before choosing to locate the headquarters of a hedge fund on waterfront property in Stamford.

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April 5, 2014

Second Amendment Advocates Vow Revenge At the Ballot Box

by Christine Stuart | April 5, 2014 4:27pm

Christine Stuart photo They were unable to stop Connecticut’s General Assembly last year from passing sweeping gun control legislation, but gun rights advocates gathered Saturday at the state Capitol to let lawmakers know they will make their voices heard at the ballot box.

—More photos

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April 4, 2014

Elections Regulator Says Connecticut’s Campaign Finance System Will Withstand SCOTUS’ Decision

by Hugh McQuaid | April 4, 2014 3:59pm

Courtesy of the SEEC State Elections Enforcement Commission Chair Anthony Castagno said the SEEC is “troubled” by this week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision removing aggregate campaign contribution caps, but is confident Connecticut’s public financing system will “withstand” the decision.

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‘Revenge Porn’ Bill Heads to Senate

by Christine Stuart | April 4, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo The Judiciary Committee gave its approval Wednesday to a bill that would make it a crime to publicly share nude photos or video of a former partner on the Internet or any other public venue.

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