by Christine Stuart | October 25, 2016 5:30am
Connecticut Republican Party Chairman JR Romano is accusing, in an election complaint, a Democratic state Senate candidate of violating clean election laws by likening his Republican opponent to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
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by Jack Kramer | September 1, 2016 5:30am
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy says he would understand if his fellow senators believe “he might be getting a little showy.”
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by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2016 4:17pm
(Updated 7:51 p.m.) When Tom Banisch filed an election complaint against Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr.’s campaign on Oct. 27, 2014, Banisch, then the Madison RTC chairman, expected that the matter would be settled before the 2016 election.
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by Jack Kramer | June 28, 2016 5:30am
The race for the 12th District State Senate seat will be a rematch, but according to the incumbent it won’t involve as much money as it did in 2014.
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by Jack Kramer | June 7, 2016 12:03pm
For more than a year a familiar site on the south side of the Guilford Green, right across the street from the iconic Page Hardware store, has been the Taqueria Cinco food truck.
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by Jack Kramer | March 25, 2016 5:30am
Lawmakers on the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee unanimously endorsed getting rid of the sales tax on parking fees at state parks.
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by Christine Stuart | February 25, 2016 6:30am
Parents and school officials told the Education Committee Wednesday that a provision in a bill could penalize parents for choosing to opt their child out of standardized tests.
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by Kristi Allen | October 28, 2014 3:08pm
With the race for governor down to a few percentage points, the state Democratic Party has spent nearly 20 percent of its campaign funds on one candidate: Ted Kennedy Jr.
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by Hugh McQuaid | May 5, 2014 5:48pm
Retiring Sen. Ed Meyer has so many stories that his colleagues in the Senate compared him to Forrest Gump — the character played by Tom Hanks in the film of the same name — during a two-hour tribute Monday.
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by Sarah Darer Littman | March 22, 2013 11:00am
Earlier this week, Rae Ann Knopf of the Connecticut Council for Education Reform wrote an op-ed opposing raised bill SB 1097, urging Connecticut to “stay strong” in support of the so-called Big Six corporate education reform agenda. Other than a lot of dramatic hyperbole, she neglected to actually say much about what was the matter with the bill.
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