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May 10, 2016

Local Elected Officials Urge Lawmakers To Make Structural Changes

by Christine Stuart | May 10, 2016 12:53pm
Posted to: Town News | Cromwell | Danbury | Portland | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing

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
Posted to: Equality | Health Care | Insurance | Public Health | State Budget | Danbury

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
Posted to: Business | Gaming | State Budget | Tribes | Danbury | East Hartford | East Windsor | Enfield

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 | Mar 4, 2015 1:20pm
Posted to: Health Care | Danbury

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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October 9, 2014

Esty, Greenberg Spar Over Rowland, Negative Attacks And Immigration

by Matt DeRienzo | Oct 9, 2014 7:38pm
Posted to: Congress | 5th CD | Election 2014 | Danbury

Matt DeRienzo photo Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty hit Republican challenger Mark Greenberg over his handling of a corruption scandal involving former Gov. John Rowland Thursday night in the first debate of the 2014 race for Connecticut’s 5th District congressional seat.

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July 21, 2014

Boughton Gives Bacchiochi His Support

by Christine Stuart | Jul 21, 2014 12:00pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Taxes | State Capitol | Danbury | Stafford

Christine Stuart photo Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton had been teamed up with Heather Bond Somers, but last week he was offering state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi his full-throated support.

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June 10, 2014

Team Boughton ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Lauretti Petition Drive

by Christine Stuart | Jun 10, 2014 2:12pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Danbury | Shelton

Hugh McQuaid file photo With a few hours left Tuesday in a petition drive to get Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti on the Republican primary ballot, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s campaign manager said he was “cautiously optimistic.”

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May 30, 2014

Bond Commission Approves $570 Million in Borrowing

by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2014 1:07pm
Posted to: Bloomfield | Branford | Bridgeport | Danbury | Falls River | Guilford | Hartford | Middletown | Plainville | Southington | Stratford | Torrington

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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April 9, 2014

Boughton Ends Affiliation With Bloomberg Group

by Christine Stuart | Apr 9, 2014 5:23pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Danbury | Newtown

Christine Stuart file photo Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s decision to end his relationship with Mayors Against Illegal Guns comes just a few days after he was publicly criticized by Second Amendment supporters at a Capitol rally.

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February 14, 2014

Salt Is On Its Way To Cities and Towns

by Christine Stuart | Feb 14, 2014 2:55pm
Posted to: Transparency | Transportation | Danbury | Hartford

Photo by Peter Casolino / New Haven Register Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stressed Friday afternoon that the salt shortage was a municipal salt shortage and, as a result, the state will be sharing a 30,000-ton shipment with municipalities in need.

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