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May 22, 2015

Sharkey Modifies Property Tax Proposal & House Approves

by Christine Stuart | May 22, 2015 1:15am

CTNJ file photo After getting pushback from some members of his caucus, House Speaker Brendan Sharkey toned down a bill that would allow municipalities to tax certain medical facilities and student housing.

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May 15, 2015

House Passes Over Property Tax Bill, For Now

by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2015 10:35am

Courtesy of CT-N Early Friday morning the House of Representatives briefly debated — but took no action on —  legislation that would put certain medical facilities and college properties back on the tax rolls.

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May 4, 2015

OP-ED | When News Organizations Take the Clickbait; ‘Viral’ Doesn’t Always Mean ‘Newsworthy’

by Barth Keck | May 4, 2015 1:37pm

Topping the news recently were these three stories: An angry Baltimore mom demonstrates proper parenting techniques, an outspoken Pennsylvania dad schools local school leaders, and a Connecticut university president crashes a student party.

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March 27, 2015

OP-ED | Yes On MBR Relief, But School Funding Crisis Looms

by Terry Cowgill | March 27, 2015 5:30am

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Common sense isn’t a quality in great supply at the Capitol, but when House Republicans and their Democratic speaker can find common ground on the solution to a problem, then you know you’re really onto something.

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March 17, 2015

Hamden Mayor Scott Jackson Officially Announces New Statewide Role

by Jordan Fenster | March 17, 2015 1:01pm

Jordan Fenster photo Hamden Mayor Scott Jackson has been selected as undersecretary for intergovernmental policy, a $151,000-a-year job he will take once his term as mayor ends.

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March 7, 2014

Teacher Union Wants To Revisit Teacher Evaluation Method

by Christine Stuart | March 7, 2014 6:30am

Christine Stuart photo The state’s largest teachers union announced Thursday that it no longer supports the teacher evaluation method it participated in creating two years ago.

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February 28, 2013

Speaker Aims For Bipartisan Approach

by Christine Stuart | February 28, 2013 2:39pm

House Speaker Brendan Sharkey has tried to strike a new tone of bipartisanship in the General Assembly this year, but it’s too soon to tell if that approach will lead to better public policy.

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September 10, 2012

Familiar Face Lands Capitol Gig

by Christine Stuart | September 10, 2012 5:30am

When he started his new job Friday as one of Majority Leader Brendan Sharkey’s press aides, Gabe Rosenberg, became the highest-paid Democratic communication aide at the state Capitol.

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