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November 29, 2016

Workers Rally at Capitol To Increase The Minimum Wage

by Christine Stuart | November 29, 2016 5:16pm

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT — More than a 100 fast food, child care, and home care providers huddled under the north portico of the state Capitol in Hartford Tuesday to call on lawmakers to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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November 22, 2016

Immigrant Community Calls for Sanctuary State

by Christine Stuart | November 22, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT — Last week college students across the country called on their administrators to pledge their support to undocumented students and faculty, on Monday more than a hundred marchers were calling on state leadership to become a sanctuary state.

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November 18, 2016

Connecticut Increases Electric Vehicle Tax Credit For Some Vehicles

by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2016 12:11pm

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut officials announced Friday that they plan to increase a popular consumer rebate program for the purchase of certain electric vehicle models.

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November 9, 2016

Senate Struggles With 18-18 Split, Malloy Says Those Who Lost Were Outworked

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | November 9, 2016 1:57pm

Christine Stuart photo At a Capitol press conference, Republicans said the even split between Democrats and Republicans in the Connecticut Senate means voters are fed up with politics as usual and want change.

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November 8, 2016

Republicans Draw Even in Senate, Pick Up Seats In House

by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2016 11:04pm

Courtesy of the General Assembly website HARTFORD, CT — Democrat Hillary Clinton may have won Connecticut, but Republican candidates made big gains Tuesday in the race for control of the General Assembly. In the Senate, Republicans picked up three of the four seats they needed to take over the majority, drawing even at 18-18 in the chamber.

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Voters Stream Into Polls With Wide Range of Feelings; Some Want ‘Revolution’ and Others Temperament

by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2016 8:14pm

Douglas Healey for CTNewsJunkie Voters did not sit out what has been called one of the most contentious, strange, nasty, bizarre, and divisive elections in modern history. They voted in large numbers in cities and towns throughout Connecticut.

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November 2, 2016

Record Number of Voters Register In Connecticut; Officials Say They Are Prepared

by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2016 1:00pm

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT — In 2010, Bridgeport ran out of ballots. And in 2014 Hartford voters at some polling places were unable to vote first thing in the morning because the official voter check lists had not been delivered on time.

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October 19, 2016

Trump Pays Up For Police Overtime In Bridgeport

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | October 19, 2016 4:30am

At the end of September, Republican Donald Trump’s campaign paid a $37,000 bill for police overtime costs related to a rally he held in Bridgeport before the April 26 primary.

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October 18, 2016

Walker Bows Out of Majority Leader Race

by Christine Stuart | October 18, 2016 2:08pm

Christine Stuart file photo New Haven Representative Toni Walker bowed out of the race for majority leader Tuesday after a private meeting with her opponent in the race, Rep. Matt Ritter, D-Hartford, and House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin.

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October 13, 2016

Unions Tell Court That The State Needs To Negotiate Privatization

by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2016 1:03pm

Christine Stuart photo Two state unions representing workers at the Department of Developmental Services filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging the state can’t move forward with privatizing group homes without negotiating first with the unions.

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