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June 4, 2018

Advocates Take Weekend To Speak Up About Gun Violence

by Jack Kramer | Jun 4, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Public Safety | Guilford

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GUILFORD, CT — The color orange was on full display Sunday as gun control advocates gathered on the Guilford Green to observe efforts to stem gun violence in the country.

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April 10, 2018

One Democrat, Two Republicans Want Kennedy’s Seat

by Jack Kramer | Apr 10, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Branford | Durham | Guilford | Killingworth | Madison

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BRANFORD, CT — A few weeks after Ted Kennedy, Jr. surprised many by announcing he wouldn’t be seeking re-election to the 12th Senate district seat, one Democrat and two Republicans have expressed interest in replacing him.

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March 29, 2018

OP-ED | Students Restore Faith in the Future with ‘March For Our Lives’

by Barth Keck | Mar 29, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Child Welfare | Civil Liberties | Education | Opinion | Public Health | Public Safety | East Haddam | Enfield | Guilford | Hartford | Middlefield | Old Saybrook | Shelton | Stamford | Westport

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When I decided to quit my public-relations gig just six years out of college to become a high school English teacher, it was the best decision I could have made. That was 27 years ago, and teaching has been nothing short of challenging, inspiring, and rewarding.

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March 1, 2018

Ted Kennedy Jr. Won’t Seek Re-Election To Senate

by Christine Stuart | Mar 1, 2018 12:44am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Branford | Durham | Guilford | North Branford

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HARTFORD, CT — In a late Wednesday evening email, Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr. announced he wouldn’t seek a third term in the Connecticut Senate.

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February 12, 2018

Guilford Mom Gets Trump’s Attention On Opioid Crisis

by Jack Kramer | Feb 12, 2018 12:13pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Public Health | White House | Guilford


NEW YORK, NY — A Guilford mother who lost her son to a drug overdose and has been one of Connecticut’s leading spokespeople in the fight against the epidemic made an emotional plea on national television Monday for more focus on the crisis that killed over 1,000 people in Connecticut in 2017.

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February 1, 2018

Shoreline Lawmakers Seek To Spare Shore Line East From Service Reduction

by Jack Kramer | Feb 1, 2018 1:07pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | Transportation | Rail | Guilford

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie GUILFORD, CT—A bipartisan group of shoreline state legislators and first selectman held a press conference at the Guilford train station Wednesday to oppose proposed cuts by the Department of Transportation to the Shore Line East commuter rail line.

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October 5, 2017

Shoreline Republicans Renew Push For Veto Override

by Jack Kramer | Oct 5, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Special Session | Branford | Guilford | Madison

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie GUILFORD, CT — Republicans from the Connecticut shoreline are trying to resurrect an effort to override the governor’s veto of the two-year, $40.7 billion budget that was passed in September. The effort comes despite an assertion from the Democratic Speaker of the House that he wouldn’t be raising the override for a vote again.

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April 18, 2017

Greenberg To Explore Race For Comptroller With Citizens Election Program

by Jack Kramer | Apr 18, 2017 4:24pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Guilford | Litchfield

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT - Republican Mark Greenberg, who has run three unsuccessful bids for the 5th Congressional District, filed paperwork Tuesday to explore a run for state Comptroller in 2018.

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January 26, 2017

Three Shoreline Lawmakers Express Reservations About Legalizing Marijuana

by Jack Kramer | Jan 26, 2017 6:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | The Economy | Health Care | Law Enforcement | Legal | Public Health | Public Safety | Taxes | Guilford | North Branford

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie GUILFORD - One of the highly anticipated dialogues of the 2017 legislative session is a conversation about whether Connecticut will join the growing list of states to legalize recreational marijuana.

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January 13, 2017

Guilford Mom Shines Spotlight On Opioid Epidemic

by Jack Kramer | Jan 13, 2017 6:30am
Posted to: Health Care | Mental Health Care | Insurance | Public Health | Guilford

CTNewsJunkie file photo GUILFORD, CT — Sue Kruczek didn’t know that when she began talking a year ago about how her son died of a drug overdose at the age of 20 that she would become one of the go to spokespeople on the opioid epidemic plaguing the state of Connecticut.

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