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January 25, 2016

Labor Deputy Goes To DMV, Former Hamden Mayor To Labor Dept.

by Christine Stuart | January 25, 2016 3:51pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy shuffled the deck Monday and asked Deputy Labor Commissioner Dennis Murphy to help manage the Department of Motor Vehicles until he can make a permanent selection.

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January 13, 2016

Malloy On GE Move: ‘This Hurts’

by Christine Stuart | January 13, 2016 3:43pm

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut’s political and business leaders expressed disappointment in General Electric’s decision Wednesday to relocate its headquarters to Boston, but none of them were truly surprised.

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December 15, 2015

Malloy Puts Lawmakers On Notice - Support His Transportation Lockbox Or Face Consequences

by Christine Stuart | December 15, 2015 10:53am

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie (Updated 1:43 p.m.) Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told business leaders Tuesday that he wants a constitutional amendment for his transportation lockbox. Afterward, he told the news media that he will actively campaign against anyone who votes against it.

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December 11, 2015

Secure Facility For Juveniles To Close In 2018

by Christine Stuart | December 11, 2015 5:30am

In an editorial board meeting with WNPR earlier this week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the Connecticut Juvenile Training School will be closed by 2018.

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November 17, 2015

OP-ED | News Flash: The World Is A Mean And Nasty Place

by Barth Keck | November 17, 2015 10:15pm

I’ve been a fan of “Rocky” — both the film and the character — ever since the first film debuted in 1976.

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November 13, 2015

OP-ED | At Wesleyan, A Shocking Disrespect For Free Speech

by Terry Cowgill | November 13, 2015 5:30am

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These are dark days for free speech and campus journalism. Just in the last few years, there have been countless examples of campus strife over who can say what and when. One of the latest concerns Wesleyan University in Middletown, where the student government has retaliated against The Argus for publishing an op-ed that was moderately critical of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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October 30, 2015

OP-ED | Election 2015: What to Watch for on Election Night

by Susan Bigelow | October 30, 2015 10:00am

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Yes, the time of year when election signs are plastered all over town is just about over. Municipal elections are finally here! What should we be watching for on election night 2015?

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October 5, 2015

DCF Staffers Say Allegations of Abuse Are Wrong

by Elizabeth Regan | October 5, 2015 4:30am

Elizabeth Regan photo It’s all about the kids.

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September 23, 2015

Bond Commission Gets Close To Malloy’s Self-Imposed Cap

by Christine Stuart | September 23, 2015 10:53am

CTNJ file photo The state Bond Commission is poised to put another $93.7 million on the state credit card next week when it meets to approve a number of projects. The borrowing will bring it within $8.7 million of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s self-imposed, $2.5 billion bond cap for the year.

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September 15, 2015

Child Advocate Releases DCF Videos of Youth Being Restrained & Secluded In Locked Facilities

by Christine Stuart | September 15, 2015 3:30pm

Screengrab of video State Child Advocate Sarah Eagan on Tuesday released several disturbing surveillance videos showing Department of Children and Families staff using restraint and seclusion on juveniles in custody at the agency’s two locked facilities in Middletown.

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