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July 20, 2016

Connecticut Filmmakers Make Pitch For Recovery High Schools

by Jack Kramer | Jul 20, 2016 2:38pm
Posted to: Education | Public Health | Branford | Guilford | Wallingford

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 | Jun 28, 2016 4:30am
Posted to: Election 2016 | Branford | Guilford | Madison

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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June 7, 2016

Wolf’s Signature Drive Ends, Election Officials Will Work to Verify

by Max Moran | Jun 7, 2016 2:44pm
Posted to: Congress | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Fairfield | Guilford | Stamford

Christine Stuart file photo Today was the last day that August Wolf, who wants a chance to compete for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, has to submit signatures to local election officials.

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State Law Dating Back To the 70s is Responsible For Food Truck Relocation

by Jack Kramer | Jun 7, 2016 11:03am
Posted to: Transportation | Guilford | Madison

Jack Kramer photo For more than a year a familiar site on the south side of the Guilford Green, right across the street from the iconic Page Hardware store, has been the Taqueria Cinco food truck.

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March 21, 2016

Lawmakers Take Steps To Address Opioid Epidemic

by Jack Kramer | Mar 21, 2016 4:30pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | Public Health | Public Safety | Guilford

Christine Stuart photo The Public Health Committee voted unanimously Monday in favor of two bills designed to address what many on the committee referred to as the “opioid crisis’’ in the state of Connecticut.

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February 12, 2016

Blumenthal, Advocates Applaud White House Study of Synthetic Turf

by Jack Kramer | Feb 12, 2016 2:37pm
Posted to: Child Welfare | Congress | Federal Budget | Health Care | Public Health | White House | Guilford | Hamden

Jack Kramer photo President Barack Obama, at the urging of U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, is seeking $1 million for a federal investigation into the safety of artificial turf fields and playgrounds.

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February 10, 2016

School Officials Want The State To Take The Lead On Changing School Start Times

by Jack Kramer | Feb 10, 2016 12:00pm
Posted to: Education | Labor | Local Politics | Transportation | Guilford

shutterstock Educators and officials are nearly unanimous in believing that teenage children would be better students if high school classes started later in the morning.

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January 27, 2016

Shoreline Communities Give Mixed Signals About Medical Marijuana Business

by Jack Kramer | Jan 27, 2016 11:44am
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Town News | Branford | Guilford | Jobs | Local Politics | Public Health

Jack Kramer photo Within the space of a few days the state approved plans to place three new medical marijuana dispensaries in two cities while another town passed legislation that would prevent a similar facility from ever opening there.

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April 22, 2015

On Earth Day, A Push To Ban Plastic Bags, Microbeads

by Christine Stuart | Apr 22, 2015 2:40pm
Posted to: Business | Environment | Jobs | Poverty | State Capitol | Branford | Guilford | Hartford

Christine Stuart photo On Earth Day, Republicans and Democrats held a Capitol press conference to proclaim their support for legislation that would phase out the use of plastic bags and the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetic products.

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December 19, 2014

DiNardo Ends 10-Year Tenure as Democratic Party Chair

by Hugh McQuaid | Dec 19, 2014 3:00pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Local Politics | State Capitol | Guilford | New Haven | Trumbull

CTNJ file photo Nancy DiNardo, the long-time chairwoman of the state Democratic Party, will not return to the position next year and will instead run for the party’s vice chair position. DiNardo has endorsed Vice Chair Nick Balletto to succeed her.

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