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February 17, 2017

VIDEO: Malloy Explains Proposal To Upgrade XL Center

by Christine Stuart | February 17, 2017 2:36pm

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 5:30am

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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 4:12pm

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 4:44pm

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 2:22pm

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 12:01pm

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 1:54am


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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January 27, 2017

Immigrant Rights Organizations Keep Pressure On Elected Officials

by Christine Stuart | January 27, 2017 4:37pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — A group of immigrant rights advocates is pressing lawmakers, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, and local elected officials to consider expanding its support for the undocumented population in the state.

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Lawmakers Push For $15 An Hour Minimum Wage, While Fast Food Workers Hit The Street

by Kristi Allen | January 27, 2017 5:30am

Kristi Allen / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Fast food employees rallied in Hartford against President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, while lawmakers met at the state Capitol to push for a $15 minimum wage in the new legislative session.

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January 26, 2017

Malloy Unveils Plans to Further Combat Opioid Crisis

by Jack Kramer | January 26, 2017 4:00pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled a series of new suggested measures Thursday to combat the continuing opioid epidemic in the state, including requiring all prescriptions to be filed electronically in an effort to combat fraud.

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