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July 2, 2015

Malloy Vetoes Municipal Double-Dipping

by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 4:56pm

christine stuart file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Thursday that would have allowed municipal employees to double dip, collecting a pension and a salary at the same time.

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June 26, 2015

Florida Governor Makes His Pitch In Norwalk; Organizer Says Event Was Not Political

by Harold Cobin | June 26, 2015 5:06pm

Harold Cobin photo NORWALK — Not shy about his reason for appearing Friday before a group of about 50 Connecticut business owners, Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott asked them what he needs to do to get them to move.

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June 23, 2015

Republicans Pick Derby Native Romano for State Party Chairman

by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2015 10:55pm

Courtesy of Facebook The youngest of the three candidates for Republican Party Chairman walked away Tuesday with the endorsement of the 72-member Republican State Central Committee at Nuchie’s in Bristol.

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June 2, 2015

Bill Mandating Accountability For Election Officials Is Headed to Governor’s Desk

by Madeline Stocker | June 2, 2015 3:15pm

CTNJ file photo A bill aimed at establishing stricter standards for registrars of voters received final passage Monday, putting the state one step closer to a more accountable election system.

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June 1, 2015

Bill To Help Local Taxpayers Heads to Malloy’s Desk

by Elizabeth Regan | June 1, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo Municipal officials and taxpayers groups will be happy to hear that a bill to give towns more control over their education budgets is on its way to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s desk.

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May 15, 2015

House Passes Over Property Tax Bill, For Now

by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2015 10:35am

Courtesy of CT-N Early Friday morning the House of Representatives briefly debated — but took no action on —  legislation that would put certain medical facilities and college properties back on the tax rolls.

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May 6, 2015

Ritter Ushers Through Bill Related to Incident Described As ‘Shoveling While Black’

by Christine Stuart | May 6, 2015 5:30am

Courtesy of ESPN Rep. Matt Ritter of Hartford told his colleagues in the House on Tuesday to Google “Doug Glanville” to learn more about the incident that prompted him to introduce legislation barring municipal police from crossing over municipal borders to enforce a local ordinance.

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April 23, 2015

Governors Renew Their Cooperation To Region’s Energy Challenge, Under Protest

by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2015 8:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Environmentalists stood Thursday outside the Connecticut Convention Center to protest a long-term energy strategy being discussed at a closed-door meeting between five of the six New England governors.

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April 22, 2015

East Windsor to Explore Casino Options

by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 5:30am

The East Windsor Board of Selectman unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that would allow town staff and First Selectwoman Denise Menard to explore the possibility of locating a casino in their town.

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April 15, 2015

Librarians Call Upon Lawmakers To Restore Funding

by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2015 2:47pm

Christine Stuart photo Librarians are generally a quiet bunch, but they’re making a lot of noise to help restore funding for a program that was ahead of its time.

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