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April 23, 2015

Governors Renew Their Cooperation To Region’s Energy Challenge, Under Protest

by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2015 8:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Environmentalists stood Thursday outside the Connecticut Convention Center to protest a long-term energy strategy being discussed at a closed-door meeting between five of the six New England governors.

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Gonzalez Changes Vote On Chief Justice, But It’s Not What You Think

by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2015 5:30am

Courtesy of CT-N The Connecticut court system’s loudest critic — Rep. Minnie Gonzalez, D-Hartford — had a change of heart Wednesday about the reconfirmation of Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers.

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April 22, 2015

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

by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 3:40pm

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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April 21, 2015

Hartford Mayor Defends Admissions Tax Proposal

by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo (UPDATED 9:30 a.m.) Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra wants the state legislature to give an estimated $426,000 in admission taxes back to the city to help it pay off $60 million in bonds for a minor league ballpark.

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April 17, 2015

OP-ED | State Reps Need to Grow Up and Model the Behavior We Expect From Our Kids

by Sarah Darer Littman | April 17, 2015 6:00pm

When I read that the Judiciary Committee spent most of Monday infighting over a nasty email instead of doing the people’s business, my head exploded. This is the kind of behavior one would expect to see in a middle school cafeteria, not at the state Capitol when important legislation that really matters to people’s lives is at stake.

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April 16, 2015

Lawmakers Hear Success Stories from Turnaround Schools Across Northeast

by Elizabeth Regan | April 16, 2015 3:19pm

ConnCAN Educators from Massachusetts and Pennsylvania joined a Hartford principal Thursday to talk about “turnaround” schools during a forum before the legislature’s Education Committee.

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April 15, 2015

OP-ED | A Plan to Get Hartford’s House In Order

by Luke Bronin | April 15, 2015 10:45pm

As we await Pedro Segarra’s 2016 budget for the city of Hartford, one thing is clear: no matter how the Segarra Administration manages to close the $40 million budget gap next year, Hartford will face the same challenge every year until we make bigger changes.

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Municipal Leaders Say Struggling Cities and Towns Need State Help

by Elizabeth Regan | April 15, 2015 5:30am

Elizabeth Regan / CTNewsJunkie A delegation of municipal leaders converged Tuesday in Hartford to decry issues such as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to cut town aid by $15.5 million and an escalating pattern of unfunded state mandates signed into law.

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April 13, 2015

Nasty Email Causes Judiciary Committee To Come To A Screeching Halt

by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 8:22pm

CTNJ file photo Name calling in a weekend email from a Hartford Democrat brought the Judiciary Committee to a halt on Monday only hours before the committee’s deadline to complete its business.

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Amendment Would Honor Sandy Hook Victim

by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 1:49pm

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut’s U.S. Senators and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty said they will seek to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act so that existing professional development funding can be used to train teachers about social and emotional learning.

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