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March 1, 2017

A Second Chance for Second Chance Legislation

by Jack Kramer | March 1, 2017 3:42pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday said he has introduced new legislation to once again try to get young adults between the ages of 18 to 20 into the juvenile justice system for minor crimes.

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February 28, 2017

State Senate Remains Tied After Special Election

by Christine Stuart | February 28, 2017 10:42pm

Courtesy of Facebook With control of the state Senate hanging in the balance, voters in two Senate districts headed to the polls Tuesday to see if they could upset a deal brokered by party leaders.

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February 24, 2017

OP-ED | Bailing Out XL Would Widen Town-City Divide

by Terry Cowgill | February 24, 2017 6:30am

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It seems like every two or three years the state of Connecticut deludes itself into thinking it’ll see the return of the National Hockey League. That’s’ probably because we’re still haunted by the ghost of then-new Whalers owner Peter Karmanos, who faced with declining attendance in 1997, moved the hapless team to Raleigh, N.C.

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February 17, 2017

VIDEO: Malloy Explains Proposal To Upgrade XL Center

by Christine Stuart | February 17, 2017 3:36pm

ctnewsjunkie Gov. Dannel P. Malloy toured the XL Center in Hartford Friday to make a case that it needs to borrow money to improve it.

The $250 million proposal is approximately one half the cost of a total replacement project and can be completed with limited operational disruption, according to the governor.

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OP-ED | The Little Special Election That Could? Windsor Republican May Tip Senate to GOP

by Terry Cowgill | February 17, 2017 6:30am

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As the nation weighs the seismic impact of life under a Trump administration whose wheels seem to be coming off, we could soon witness earth-moving changes in Connecticut’s political landscape as well.

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February 14, 2017

Hartford Gets $2.35M To Fight Opioids

by Jack Kramer | February 14, 2017 5:12pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said his day started Tuesday the way it “has all too often” – by reading the obituary of a young person in his morning newspaper.

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February 13, 2017

Connecticut Lawmaker Calls On Trump To Abandon Legal Appeal of Travel Ban

by Jack Kramer | February 13, 2017 5:44pm

HARTFORD, CT – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, along with religious, college and legal experts Monday called on President Donald Trump to give up his legal fight to ban travelers to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

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February 10, 2017

Malloy Touts Budget For Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled Population

by Christine Stuart | February 10, 2017 3:22pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s two year, $41.51 billion budget was a mixed bag for the nonprofit community, but seeks to continue to make progress in annualizing funding for the intellectual and developmentally disabled population.

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January 31, 2017

Is Aetna Considering Relocating?

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | January 31, 2017 1:01pm

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — If Aetna is considering a move to Boston, as is being reported by the Hartford Courant, the company is being tight-lipped about it.

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FRONT ROW CT | Miranda Lambert Coming to Center Stage at Mohegan Sun Arena

by Kelly Byrnes | January 31, 2017 2:54am


Are you itching to catch the finest entertainment the state has to offer? Check out these hot events before it’s too late!

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