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June 11, 2014

Malloy Touts Preschool Expansion Plans, Warns Against Harming Butterflies

by Christine Stuart | June 11, 2014 3:55pm

Christine Stuart photo Meriden will get 35 more preschool slots next year as part of an expansion of the state’s funding for 3- and 4-year-olds.

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August 14, 2013

Healthcare Questions Answered

by Christine Stuart | August 14, 2013 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Does Social Security count as income? Will my Medicare plan be impacted? How do I calculate my monthly premium? Will I be able to keep my doctor? Those were just some of the questions asked and answered Tuesday night in Meriden at the first of many “Healthy Chats” sponsored by Access Health CT, the state’s insurance exchange.

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August 13, 2013

Get Your Health Care Questions Answered Tuesday In Meriden

by Christine Stuart | August 13, 2013 12:09pm

Got a question about Connecticut’s new healthcare marketplace? The team at Access Health CT will be hosting a series of “Healthy Chats” and the first one is taking place tonight in Meriden.

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June 6, 2013

Freshmen Lawmakers Share Growing Pains As Session Draws to Close

by Jacqueline Wattles | June 6, 2013 1:32am

Hugh McQuaid photo As their first legislative session wound down, some of the freshman lawmakers reflected on what they said has been an atypical five months and a remarkable learning experience.

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January 23, 2013

Tobacco Shop Owner Pleads Guilty In Campaign Finance Scheme

by Christine Stuart | January 23, 2013 8:45pm

The co-owner of a Waterbury tobacco shop has pleaded guilty for his role in an alleged campaign finance scheme to influence former House Speaker Chris Donovan.

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January 8, 2013

Latinos Make Historic Gains In General Assembly

by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2013 2:22pm

When the next session of the General Assembly opens tomorrow there will be more Hispanic state legislators than at any other moment in Connecticut’s history, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said Tuesday.

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November 13, 2012

Suzio Continues Quest For Recount

by Hugh McQuaid | November 13, 2012 4:27pm

Citing a “historically close” election which saw his defeat by 238 votes, Meriden Sen. Len Suzio wrote the secretary of the state Monday asking for a recount.

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November 9, 2012

Update: No Recount In 13th Senate District

by Hugh McQuaid | November 9, 2012 3:13pm

When amended vote returns were counted in Meriden and Cheshire Friday, the 13th senatorial district race was no longer close enough to force a recount, leaving Democrat Dante Bartolomeo the winner in a tight race over Meriden Republican Len Suzio.

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August 3, 2012

Senator Is Ok With Release Of White Collar Criminals

by Hugh McQuaid | August 3, 2012 3:51pm

As Sen. Len Suzio was holding his second press conference in opposition to an inmate early release program, the Malloy administration was blasting him as a hypocrite for advocating the early release of a white collar criminal who’d served only 10 percent of his sentence.

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July 17, 2012

Republicans Say Risk Reduction Credits Are Too Risky

by Hugh McQuaid and Elizabeth Bowling | July 17, 2012 1:57pm

A recent Meriden murder has Republican lawmakers again sounding the alarm over a state policy giving prison inmates the opportunity for an early parole hearing. However, the Malloy administration maintains the law did not result in an early prison release for the man accused of the crime.

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