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October 5, 2017

Shoreline Republicans Renew Push For Veto Override

by Jack Kramer | October 5, 2017 4:30am

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 | April 18, 2017 3:24pm

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 | January 26, 2017 5:30am

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 | January 13, 2017 5:30am

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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October 24, 2016

American Idol Winner Helps Promote Drug Take-Back Day In Guilford

by Jack Kramer | October 24, 2016 9:00am

GUILFORD, CT — Rep. Sean Scanlon, D-Guilford, got a little help from American Idol winner Nick Fradiani in promoting this year’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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September 1, 2016

Murphy Connects To Constituents While Walking Across Connecticut

by Jack Kramer | September 1, 2016 4:30am

Jack Kramer photo U.S. Senator Chris Murphy says he would understand if his fellow senators believe “he might be getting a little showy.”

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August 30, 2016

Police Remind Residents of Safe Internet Exchange Locations

by Jack Kramer | August 30, 2016 11:00am

Jack Kramer photo A growing number of police departments in the state are using their properties to provide a safe exchange area for residents who buy and sell products on internet websites, especially Craigslist.

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August 10, 2016

Election Regulators Experience Backlog As Funding Disappears

by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2016 3:17pm

New Haven Register file photo (Updated 7:51 p.m.) When Tom Banisch filed an election complaint against Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr.’s campaign on Oct. 27, 2014, Banisch, then the Madison RTC chairman, expected that the matter would be settled before the 2016 election.

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July 20, 2016

Connecticut Filmmakers Make Pitch For Recovery High Schools

by Jack Kramer | July 20, 2016 2:38pm

Courtesy of Generation Found Two Connecticut men who made a film tracking a recovery high school in Houston over the course of two years said Connecticut needs to jump on board if it’s serious about battling drug addiction.

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June 28, 2016

In Rematch, Incumbent Promises Not To Abuse Spirit of Clean Election Law

by Jack Kramer | June 28, 2016 4:30am

Jack Kramer photo The race for the 12th District State Senate seat will be a rematch, but according to the incumbent it won’t involve as much money as it did in 2014.

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