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January 10, 2018

Bysiewicz Close To Getting Into Race for Governor

by Christine Stuart | Jan 10, 2018 1:45pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy | Meriden | Middlefield

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HARTFORD, CT — Former Democratic Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz said Wednesday that she’s close to making a decision to run for governor.

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November 9, 2017

As Police Departments Are Identified For Traffic Stop Disparities, Chiefs Push Back

by Christine Stuart | Nov 9, 2017 3:28pm
Posted to: Public Safety | Transportation | DMV | Berlin | Meriden | Monroe | Norwich | Ridgefield | Wethersfield

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is pushing back with its own academic research against the third annual report to the Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Advisory Board.

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August 15, 2017

Murphy Reaches Halfway Point In 103 Mile Trek

by Jack Kramer | Aug 15, 2017 2:46pm
Posted to: Congress | Federal Budget | Health Care | National Security | Meriden

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie MERIDEN, CT — One of the big reasons why U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy does his “Walk Across Connecticut” tours, he said, is that he gets the kind of interaction and conversation with constituents that he never has sitting behind his desk in Washington.

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School Officials Pressure Lawmakers To Reach A Budget Deal

by Christine Stuart | Aug 15, 2017 1:03pm
Posted to: Education | State Budget | Taxes | Meriden

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie MERIDEN, CT — School superintendents from throughout Connecticut gathered Tuesday in front of Maloney High School for a press conference to highlight the problems they’re facing because the state has yet to pass a budget.

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August 1, 2017

Schools Brace For Absence of State Budget, Funding Formula

by Christine Stuart | Aug 1, 2017 9:57pm
Posted to: Education | Meriden

Courtesy of CTN MERIDEN, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is not afraid to impose his idea of fair funding when it comes to distributing education aid to cities and towns, but not everyone is going to appreciate it.

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July 21, 2017

Follow Up Study Narrows Racial Profiling In Traffic Stops to 18 Police Officers

by Jack Kramer | Jul 21, 2017 12:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Law Enforcement | Bloomfield | Meriden | New Milford | Newington | Norwalk | Trumbull | West Hartford | Windsor

ART OLYMPIC VIA SHUTTERSTOCK HARTFORD, CT — Eighteen police officers were identified as being statistically more likely to stop minority motorists in nine municipal police departments and the state police barracks in Hartford, according to a report compiled by the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy.

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August 29, 2016

Walk and Rally Highlight Addiction Crisis

by Jack Kramer | Aug 29, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Health Care | Law Enforcement | Nonprofits | Public Health | Meriden

Jack Kramer / CTNewsJunkie Sue Willette gets emotional when she talks about the struggles her sons have had with drug addiction, but she is determined to tell the story.

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March 24, 2016

State To Close Centers For Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

by Christine Stuart | Mar 24, 2016 2:34pm
Posted to: Labor | Nonprofits | State Budget | Meriden | Stratford

google streetview The Department of Developmental Services announced Thursday that it plans to close its regional centers in Meriden and Stratford by the end of June.

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February 1, 2016

Malloy Pushes For Lockbox 48 Hours Before Start of Session

by Christine Stuart | Feb 1, 2016 4:38pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | Transportation | Meriden

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy expressed confidence Monday that he would get the supermajority he needs to send a question about a constitutional lockbox for transportation funds to voters in November.

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January 26, 2016

Six Cities And Towns To Get Brownfield Money

by Cara Rosner | Jan 26, 2016 3:02pm
Posted to: Environment | Town News | East Hartford | Meriden | Naugatuck | New Britain | Torrington | Local Politics

The state has awarded more than $1 million, collectively, to six cities and towns under a new program intended to give new life to areas that have multiple brownfield sites.

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