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August 7, 2017

Danbury Mayor To Undergo Brain Surgery

by Christine Stuart | August 7, 2017 10:36am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, who is also exploring a run for governor, will have a tumor removed from his brain Tuesday.

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June 9, 2017

OP-ED | Big Ideas Are Needed to Grow the Economy and Solve the Budget Mess

by Barth Keck | June 9, 2017 5:29am

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The recent economic news in Connecticut is Dickensian.

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April 12, 2017

Self-Serve Beer And Wine Machines OK’d By House

by Jack Kramer | April 12, 2017 3:32pm

Photo courtesy of the House Democrats HARTFORD, CT - Connecticut took a step Wednesday toward joining the growing list of states that allow self-service liquor machines.

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November 23, 2016

OP-ED | Actions Speak Louder Than Words - No Time for Indifference

by Sarah Darer Littman | November 23, 2016 4:00pm

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In his election night speech, President-elect Donald Trump claimed, “I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all Americans, and this is so important to me.”

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November 22, 2016

Boughton Says He’s Fundraising for Possible Gubernatorial Run

by Christine Stuart | November 22, 2016 3:26pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo It’s not even Thanksgiving 2016 yet and the first candidates for statewide office in 2018 are filing their paperwork with the State Elections Enforcement Commission.

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October 17, 2016

Boughton Takes Steps Toward 2018 With PAC Support For Republicans

by Christine Stuart | October 17, 2016 2:56pm

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is using the nearly $4,000 he raised through his political action committee to support Republican candidates for House and Senate with a one-minute YouTube video.

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May 10, 2016

Local Elected Officials Urge Lawmakers To Make Structural Changes

by Christine Stuart | May 10, 2016 12:53pm

Christine Stuart photo Local elected officials said Tuesday that state lawmakers can’t claim they will pass a budget later this week without a tax increase because the reduction in municipal aid coupled with the lack of structural changes will cause property taxes to increase.

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May 4, 2016

3D Mammography Bill Headed To Governor’s Desk

by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2016 10:47pm

Christine Stuart photo The Senate voted unanimously Wednesday night to send a bill requiring private insurance companies to cover 3D mammography to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s desk.

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May 7, 2015

Consultant Says Convenience Is Key In Capturing Gambling Revenue

by Christine Stuart | May 7, 2015 4:39pm

A consultant hired by Connecticut’s two Indian tribes found that if they only received permission to build a $300 million casino in north central Connecticut, it would generate $300.9 million in gross gaming revenue and create more than 2,000 jobs.

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March 4, 2015

Free Dental Clinic Returns To Danbury

by Hugh McQuaid | March 4, 2015 1:20pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo The Connecticut Mission of Mercy will hold its eighth annual free dental clinic on March 20 and March 21 at the Western Connecticut State University campus in Danbury, organizers announced Wednesday.

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