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September 28, 2015

Malloy Touts Continuing Drop in Crime

by Elizabeth Regan | September 28, 2015 4:17pm

Elizabeth Regan Violent crime in the state dropped almost 10 percent in 2014 compared to the year prior, according to an FBI report issued Monday.

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September 18, 2015

OP-ED | Reading the Tea Leaves in Primary Results

by Susan Bigelow | September 18, 2015 1:00pm

SUSAN BIGELOW When it was all over at last, incumbents in three major cities found themselves rejected by their own party’s voters. What happened, and what does it mean — if anything?

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September 17, 2015

Malloy Mum on Ganim in Bridgeport, But Endorses Bronin in Hartford

by Christine Stuart | September 17, 2015 2:57pm

Christine Stuart photo Wednesday’s primary has put Connecticut Democrats in the awkward position of deciding whether to support a convicted felon in his campaign to win back his job as mayor of Bridgeport.

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September 11, 2015

OP-ED | Night of the Living Primaries—2015 Edition!

by Susan Bigelow | September 11, 2015 10:00am

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Primary night is finally upon us! Here’s a quick rundown of possible outcomes, questions that will hopefully be answered, and what’s at stake.

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September 9, 2015

Registrars of Voters Begin School On Monday

by Christine Stuart | September 9, 2015 2:13pm

Christine Stuart photo The first-ever professional certification program for Registrars of Voters, who are in charge of Connecticut’s elections, begins on Monday.

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September 8, 2015

Education Becomes An Issue in Hartford’s Democratic Mayoral Contest

by Alban Murtishi | September 8, 2015 12:21pm

Alban Murtishi photo The education of all Hartford students and the choice one of the candidates made to send his children to a private school in a neighboring town came into sharp focus over the past few weeks in Hartford’s competitive Democratic mayoral primary.

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September 3, 2015

Special Interest Group Sends Mailing To Thank Lawmaker For Charter Funding

by Christine Stuart | September 3, 2015 5:30am

State Rep. Brandon McGee, D-Hartford, is being thanked with a glossy mailer from a special interest group that has spent more than $1.1 million this year lobbying lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to make sure two new charter schools were included in the state budget.

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August 19, 2015

Bronin, Segarra Square Off On Violent Crime

by Madeline Stocker | August 19, 2015 4:06pm

Stephen Dunn photo In a debate that showcased the Democratic mayoral candidates positions on myriad issues impacting Hartford, it was clear that the two opponents were steadfast in their approach to one of the city’s biggest crises — the uptick in violence.

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August 14, 2015

OP-ED | Summer of the Gun

by Susan Bigelow | August 14, 2015 10:00am

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Violent crime in cities like Hartford is rising again after decades of slowly falling, and nobody seems to know why. If something useful isn’t done soon, the political and social fallout could be disastrous.

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August 13, 2015

Segarra Submits Signatures To Get On Primary Ballot

by Madeline Stocker | August 13, 2015 11:00am

Michael Lee-Murphy file photo With a little over a month left until the Democratic primary, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra still doesn’t know if he’s going to be on the ballot.

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