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April 18, 2016

Committee Approves Tesla Bill

by Jack Kramer | Apr 18, 2016 11:12pm
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Energy | Environment | Jobs | Transportation | Milford

lon seidman file photo A bill to allow Tesla Motors to circumvent local car dealerships and sell their electric vehicles directly to consumers in Connecticut has advanced.

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April 11, 2016

OP-ED | DMV Reform Bill Will Reduce Wait Times

by David Stevens | Apr 11, 2016 3:00pm
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Opinion | Sponsored Opinion | Taxes | Transportation | DMV | Milford

Wes Duplantier / New Haven Register
The tax collection system that the Department of Motor Vehicles currently operates is inefficient and part of the problem everyone wants to avoid at the DMW — wait times. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s DMV reform bill is a common sense step in fixing the issue and modernizing the DMV.

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January 18, 2016

Consumer Protection Approves 3 More Marijuana Dispensaries

by Christine Stuart | Jan 18, 2016 2:12pm
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Health Care | Jobs | Public Health | Milford

shutterstock Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection licensed three more medical marijuana dispensaries last week.

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January 14, 2016

Canton Republican Calls for Constitutional Amendment to Protect Open Space

by Steve Majerus-Collins | Jan 14, 2016 6:30am
Posted to: Environment | Canton | Collinsville | Haddam | Milford

Steve Majerus-Collins / CTNewsJunkie Hoping to put an end to late night, last-minute deals that put public lands in jeopardy, a Republican state senator Wednesday called for a constitutional amendment aimed at preserving public lands in perpetuity.

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February 2, 2015

Both Parties Look At Eliminating Tax On Social Security Income

by Cara Rosner | Feb 2, 2015 5:33pm
Posted to: Labor | State Budget | Pensions | Taxes | Milford

Shutterstock Connecticut is one of 13 states that taxes seniors’ Social Security income, a practice Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike are hoping to end.

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July 8, 2014

Murphy Battles Super Pollutants

by Jhansi Katechia | Jul 8, 2014 11:31am
Posted to: Energy | Environment | Milford

Jhansi Katechia photo Sen. Chris Murphy joined advocates last week in Milford to discuss his bipartisan legislation to reduce “super pollutants.”

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May 6, 2014

Horse Bill Headed To Governor

by Hugh McQuaid | May 6, 2014 1:30pm
Posted to: Courts | Legal | State Capitol | Milford

Horses are not a naturally mischievous or vicious species, according to legislation passed without debate in the Senate early Tuesday morning and sent to the governor’s desk.

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February 19, 2014

Consumers Give PURA Commissioner An Earful About Ballooning Rates

by Brian McCready | Feb 19, 2014 10:37pm
Posted to: Corporate Watch | Energy | Milford

Brian McCready photo MILFORD — Gail Uberti likely summed up the feelings of the more than 75 people who packed City Hall to voice their displeasure Wednesday night over soaring utility bills.

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October 28, 2013

Help Is On The Way For Homeowners Impacted By Sandy

by Christine Stuart | Oct 28, 2013 2:51pm
Posted to: Town News | Milford | Weather

Christine Stuart photo The lives of more than 200 Milford residents are still not back to normal a year after Hurricane Sandy displaced them and their families.

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October 23, 2013

Offices Open To Help Sandy Victims

by Hugh McQuaid | Oct 23, 2013 2:04pm
Posted to: Town News | East Haven | Fairfield | Milford | Norwalk | Weather

Courtesy of the CT National Guard The state plans to open assistance centers in East Haven, Fairfield, Milford, and Norwalk for homeowners seeking assistance with damages caused by Hurricane Sandy.

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