by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2014 5:03pm
Barbara Fair is sick of traveling to Hartford year after year to testify on a bill that would give juvenile offenders an opportunity to reduce their sentences.
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by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2014 12:44pm
For the past five years the Connecticut Data Collaborative has been trying to get the state to give it access to its raw data. Last month, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order making that possible.
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by Christine Stuart | February 24, 2014 1:19pm
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez might as well have been preaching to the choir Monday when he visited Hartford to promote an increase in the minimum wage.
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by Christine Stuart | February 14, 2014 1:55pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stressed Friday afternoon that the salt shortage was a municipal salt shortage and, as a result, the state will be sharing a 30,000-ton shipment with municipalities in need.
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by Christine Stuart | February 5, 2014 8:13am
Based on the conditions and the amount of snow fall Wednesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered all first-shift non-essential employees to stay home.
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by Christine Stuart | January 24, 2014 4:29pm
When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy began rolling out parts of his budget package Friday, he started by proposing an additional $7.2 million in mental health services.
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by Sarah Darer Littman | January 24, 2014 12:42am
After a six month sabbatical from political writing, it’s depressing to realize that here in Corrupticut, “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose” — or, as one of my favorite bands would put it, “The Song Remains The Same.”
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 21, 2014 4:26pm
With his complaint against the Transportation Department now in the hands of a judge, a Hartford bicyclist seeking to reopen Flower Street said Tuesday’s court proceedings at least compelled state officials to listen to his concerns.
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by Christine Stuart | January 21, 2014 7:04am
Cycling advocate and Hartford resident Christopher Brown is headed to court today to ask a judge to reopen Flower Street and begin the construction of a pedestrian bridge.
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by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2014 3:32pm
A group of Hartford residents gathered Monday on the steps of John Clark School to celebrate Martin Luther King Day and announce their efforts to keep his dream alive by developing a “Community Bill of Rights.”
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