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September 12, 2016

Mother of Disabled Son Goes To Court To Stop State Privatization

by Christine Stuart | September 12, 2016 4:30am

Jack Kramer file photo The mother of a disabled 51-year-old who lives at a state facility in Hamden is suing the Department of Developmental Services for transitioning its work to the private sector in order to save money.

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August 23, 2016

Children’s Center In Hamden To Pilot Recovery High School Class

by Jack Kramer | August 23, 2016 11:00am

Jack Kramer photo Frustrated by what they see as a lack of urgency by officials and motivated by a film that tracked a recovery high school in Houston, two administrators at a Hamden children’s facility are hoping to start a “pilot’’ recovery class.

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August 19, 2016

Cadena’s Campaign Strategy Is To Talk To As Many Voters As Possible

by Max Moran | August 19, 2016 4:30am

Courtesy of Cadena's campaign website Wander around downtown New Haven over the next few months and you might just bump into the man hoping to upset one of the most popular Connecticut politicians running for re-election this year.

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August 9, 2016

Working Families Party Claims Victory In Handful of Tuesday Primaries

by Staff Report | August 9, 2016 9:53pm

Max Moran photo There were local issues at play in each of the 12 legislative primaries throughout the state Tuesday, but it looks as if Hamden Democrat Josh Elliott pulled off a victory against Hamden Council President Jim Pascarella, while Sens. Marilyn Moore and Terry Gerratana each held onto their seats.

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August 5, 2016

Quinnipiac Poll Gears Up for Final Stretch of Election 2016

by Jack Kramer | August 5, 2016 11:00am

CTNewsJunkie file photo Quinnipiac University’s polls have become well known throughout the country but nothing brings as much recognition as a spicy presidential contest.

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July 25, 2016

Voters In Some Towns Headed To The Polls For Primaries Aug. 9

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | July 25, 2016 11:00am

shutterstock There is no statewide primary in Connecticut this year, but there are 16 Democratic and Republican primaries coming up on Aug. 9, including 12 legislative primaries, two for probate judge, and two registrar of voters.

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July 8, 2016

OP-ED | Sleepy Summer Primaries in Connecticut Test Voter Resolve

by Susan Bigelow | July 8, 2016 9:00am

I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.

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June 8, 2016

Democratic Primary For Sharkey’s Seat Takes Shape

by Jack Kramer | June 8, 2016 11:49am

Contributed photo Hamden’s Josh Elliott has already proven that he doesn’t mind bucking conventional politics.

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May 15, 2016

Sharkey Won’t Seek Re-election

by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2016 7:43pm

Christine Stuart file photo Speaker Brendan Sharkey will not seek re-election to the House next year, making him the 22nd lawmaker and the most powerful to opt out of seeking another term in 2016.

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February 12, 2016

Blumenthal, Advocates Applaud White House Study of Synthetic Turf

by Jack Kramer | February 12, 2016 2:37pm

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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