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August 1, 2017

Another Bottle Redemption Center Closes

by Jack Kramer | August 1, 2017 1:30pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie EAST HAVEN, CT — Another one of the state’s bottle redemption centers will soon be closing, a trend that many see no sign of stopping since Connecticut has not increased its handling fees in more than three decades.

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July 5, 2017

East Haven Mayor Loses Appeal; State Supreme Court Rules Against Double-Dipping

by Jack Kramer | July 5, 2017 11:30am

Courtesy of the Judicial Branch HARTFORD, CT — East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr.’s attempt to get the state Supreme Court to reinstate his retirement benefits as a town firefighter — while also serving full time as the town’s top elected official — has failed.

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June 28, 2017

Summer Youth Employment First Casualty of Budget Mess

by Jack Kramer | June 28, 2017 5:30am

Courtesy of Workforce Alliance NEW HAVEN, CT — Thousands of youth and five regional workforce boards were told last week that the youth employment program would be canceled this summer because there isn’t a state budget.

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March 30, 2017

Supreme Court To Decide Fate of East Haven Mayor’s Income

by Jack Kramer | March 30, 2017 3:00pm

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — The mayor of East Haven is the victim of politics or attempting to scam the system by being a double-dipper. Those were the two different stories the state Supreme Court heard Thursday.

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March 27, 2017

Supreme Court To Hear East Haven Mayor’s Appeal Thursday

by Jack Kramer | March 27, 2017 11:28am

EAST HAVEN, CT - East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo’s appeal of a Superior Court judge’s 2016 ruling that he could not collect retirement benefits from the town as a firefighter while serving as its top elected official will be heard by the Connecticut Supreme Court at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 30.

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February 28, 2017

Connecticut Supreme Court To Hear East Haven Mayor’s Retirement Appeal

by Jack Kramer | February 28, 2017 1:01pm

shutterstock EAST HAVEN, CT - The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr.’s appeal of a Superior Court judge’s 2016 ruling that he could not collect retirement benefits from the town as a firefighter while serving as its top elected official at the same time.

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November 17, 2016

Democrats Still Hold 79-72 Majority In House After Recounts

by Jack Kramer | November 17, 2016 6:25pm

Jack Kramer photo Three recounts in House of Representative races have been completed and, in each case, the one leading after Election Night on Nov. 8 won the race.

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November 14, 2016

East Haven Rep Survives Trump Wave, Holds Onto Seat Following Recount

by Jack Kramer | November 14, 2016 6:30am

Jack Kramer photo Democrat James Albis retained his 99th District House seat, albeit by a slim 9 votes, after a four-hour recount on Saturday at the East Haven Community Center.

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November 9, 2016

Recounts Ordered In Three House Races

by Jack Kramer | November 9, 2016 5:18pm

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(Updated 10:26 a.m. Thursday)

HARTFORD, CT — The Democrats are still in charge of the Connecticut House of Representatives, but at the moment their majority is much smaller with the loss of eight seats.

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October 3, 2016

East Haven Also Not Ready To Embrace State Police Gun Range

by Jack Kramer | October 3, 2016 5:30am

Jack Kramer photo Politicians in Eastern Connecticut believe they have the perfect solution to the controversial decision of where to put a state police gun range: at the existing National Guard firing range in East Haven.

Problem is East Haven isn’t crazy about that idea.

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