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February 25, 2015

Merrill: Enough is Enough

by Christine Stuart | February 25, 2015 5:06pm

Christine Stuart photo One. That’s the number of people Secretary of the State Denise Merrill believes should be in charge of administering elections in each municipality.

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February 6, 2015

Malloy Prepares Bill To Remove Guns In Temporary Restraining Order Cases

by Elizabeth Regan | February 6, 2015 4:53pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is following through on his election promise  to remove firearms from recipients of temporary restraining orders.

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February 2, 2015

Meltdown 2014: Election Postmortem Questions Still Haunt Connecticut GOP

by Christine Stuart | February 2, 2015 6:30am

Douglas Healey photo Connecticut Republicans may be surprised to learn that a key campaign official — Elissa Voccola — was forced to sit out last year’s unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign. Why? Sources say the party’s nominee, Tom Foley, decided to banish Voccola from the campaign over tactical disagreements shortly after his nomination.

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January 29, 2015

Republicans Look To Revise Election Laws

by Hugh McQuaid | January 29, 2015 5:35pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Republican lawmakers called Thursday for reducing the amount of money that flows into publicly financed campaigns and giving regulators more tools to investigate abuses.

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January 26, 2015

November Turnover Boosts Connecticut’s Seniority in U.S. Senate

by Matt DeRienzo | January 26, 2015 6:30am

Christine Stuart photo Six retirements and a Republican wave that ousted five incumbents in November cost Connecticut its place with the majority party in Washington. But the turnover has lifted up Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy from their previous standings near the bottom of the seniority list in the U.S. Senate.

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January 21, 2015

On Budget Deficit, Malloy Prefers Lone Wolf Status

by Christine Stuart | January 21, 2015 5:30pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said if Republican lawmakers have suggestions about where to cut, then they should scribble them on the back of an envelope and hand it to him.

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January 16, 2015

Hartford’s Election Day Debacle Detailed In Report

by Christine Stuart | January 16, 2015 4:17pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo Errors and omissions by Hartford election officials, dysfunctional relationships, a lack of leadership, and the absence of a chain of command contributed to the city of Hartford’s Election Day problems, according to a new report.

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January 14, 2015

Local Elected Officials Press Malloy, Legislative Leaders On Priorities

by Christine Stuart | January 14, 2015 7:28pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wanted to talk about his vision for Connecticut’s transportation future Wednesday, but local elected officials were more focused on unfunded municipal mandates and property tax relief.

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January 13, 2015

Election Regulators: Democratic Mailing Was ‘Distasteful’ But Legal

by Christine Stuart | January 13, 2015 4:00pm

The reaction to a mailing from the Democratic State Central Committee letting voters know they were watching who voted in the 2014 election was met with disgust by most voters.

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January 9, 2015

OP-ED | A Tale of Two Speeches: Comparing Gov. Malloy in 2011 and 2015

by Susan Bigelow | January 9, 2015 1:00pm

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What a difference four years makes.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off his second term in office on Wednesday, and if the speeches he gave at his inauguration and later to the General Assembly are any indication, this term is going to be more subdued and less ambitious than the last one.

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