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October 28, 2014

Democratic Party Spends Heavily On Ted Kennedy Jr.

by Kristi Allen | Oct 28, 2014 2:08pm
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2014 | State Capitol | Branford | Guilford | Madison

Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register 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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May 5, 2014

Senate Pays Tribute To Retiring Members Starting With Meyer, Welch

by Hugh McQuaid | May 5, 2014 4:48pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Town News | Branford | Bristol | Guilford | Madison

Courtesy of the Senate Democrats 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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March 22, 2013

OP-ED | Legislate Based On Research, Not Hyperbole

by Sarah Darer Littman | Mar 22, 2013 10:00am
Posted to: Business | Education | Opinion | Greenwich | Madison

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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December 13, 2011

OP-ED | My Home Town Has Been Occupied

by Jeremy George | Dec 13, 2011 9:32am
Posted to: Opinion | Madison

MADISON — The Occupy movement has an endearing bit of a Barnum & Bailey flavor about it that brings me back to multiple marches on Washington. Now, it seems, like the circus, Occupy will be heading to winter quarters. Instead of heading to Florida however, Occupiers are eyeing campuses. This is a good move. When the leaves return next spring, amidst the heat of election campaigns students will be primed to make some noise. And why not, there won’t any jobs for them; those have all gone overseas.

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