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December 19, 2014

DiNardo Ends 10-Year Tenure as Democratic Party Chair

by Hugh McQuaid | December 19, 2014 3:00pm

CTNJ file photo Nancy DiNardo, the long-time chairwoman of the state Democratic Party, will not return to the position next year and will instead run for the party’s vice chair position. DiNardo has endorsed Vice Chair Nick Balletto to succeed her.

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December 16, 2014

Local Officials Upset Over State’s Proposed Water Pollution Permit

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 4:04pm

Christine Stuart photo Municipal leaders are gearing up for a fight over how often they clean their storm drains and catch basins and track illicit discharges that end up polluting Connecticut’s rivers and streams.

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November 11, 2014

Some Republicans Seek Chairman’s Ouster

by Hugh McQuaid | November 11, 2014 3:19pm

CTNJ file photo Groups within the state Republican Party are seeking to oust party Chairman Jerry Labriola following an election cycle in which Democrats maintained control of the governors office, all the constitutional offices, and both chambers of the legislature.

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October 27, 2014

Latinos Refuse To Be Ignored

by Christine Stuart | October 27, 2014 3:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Members of the Latino community gathered at the state Capitol last week to let the three gubernatorial candidates know they represent 14 percent of the state’s population and will not be ignored.

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August 21, 2014

Advocates Call For Outreach Workers

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2014 12:56pm

Christine Stuart photo Health care advocates told the Access Health CT Board of Directors Thursday that they need to consider hiring a group of outreach workers to help people enroll in health insurance.

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July 29, 2014

Litigation Between Independent Party Factions Threatens Party’s Ballot Access For 2014

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2014 11:00am

ct.jud.gov The Independent Party has the ability to endorse a candidate for governor, but if two factions within the party can’t stop litigating each other or come to an agreement on a candidate, then no one will get the ballot line in November.

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July 16, 2014

Hartford Gun Buyback This Weekend

by Jhansi Katechia | July 16, 2014 1:40pm

Jhansi Katechia photo Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and a group of local organizations are teaming up with the Hartford Police Department to offer a gun buyback program in an effort to get guns off of Hartford’s streets.

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July 7, 2014

State To Invest $19.2M In Waterbury

by Christine Stuart | July 7, 2014 3:57pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivered some good news to the most distressed municipality in the state Monday when he announced that the state planned to spend about $19.2 million in Waterbury buying up properties, renovating old ones, and improving transportation options.

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July 3, 2014

Segarra Defends Stadium Despite Public Opposition

by Madeline Stocker | July 3, 2014 7:10am

Courtesy of the CIty of Hartford The threads of what Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra had formerly referred to as a “done deal” continued to unravel Wednesday evening, when he was forced to reword his original statement that building a $60 million stadium for a minor league baseball team was inevitable.

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June 12, 2014

Malloy Vetoes Ban on Chocolate Milk

by Hugh McQuaid & Christine Stuart | June 12, 2014 11:22am

Courtesy of Twitter (Updated 2:37 p.m.) School children across the state can breathe a sigh of relief: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Thursday that would have prohibited the sale of chocolate milk in Connecticut schools.

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