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July 26, 2017

Malloy Responds To Trump Declaration Regarding Transgender People In The Military

by Christine Stuart | Jul 26, 2017 12:54pm
Posted to: Equality | National Security

Courtesy of the governor's staff Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is doing everything within his power to ensure Connecticut’s military doesn’t discriminate against gender identity or expression by signing an executive order reinforcing the state’s nondiscrimination policies.

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July 10, 2017

Connecticut Continues Focus On Cybersecurity

by Christine Stuart | Jul 10, 2017 12:03pm
Posted to: CT Tech Junkie | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Energy | Environment | National Security | State Capitol | Transparency

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is taking a leading role in actively fighting back against cybersecurity attacks, according to state officials.

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May 19, 2017

OP-ED | Most State Pols Despise Trump, But Not Pious Joe

by Terry Cowgill | May 19, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2016 | Law Enforcement | National Security | Opinion | White House

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Amid the chaos and wreckage of the presidency of Donald J. Trump, a group of Connecticut politicians has emerged in an attempt to display some leadership. This is welcome. After all, we’re all dealing with a chief executive who is at best extremely erratic and, at worst, corrupt to his core.

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May 16, 2017

House Finds Unanimous Support For Increasing Computer Crime Penalty

by Jack Kramer | May 16, 2017 5:01pm
Posted to: Law Enforcement | Legal | National Security

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Noting that computer extortion has been increasing at a rapid rate in both the public and private sector, the House of Representatives Tuesday unanimously passed a bill that would increase criminal penalties for the crime.

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May 5, 2017

House Republicans Approve Repeal And Replace Of Obamacare

by Peter Urban | May 5, 2017 4:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | 2nd CD | 5th CD | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Insurance | Military Spending | National Security | Public Safety | White House

peter urban / dc news junkie House Republicans this week narrowly approved a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, drawing harsh criticism from Democrats who claim the alternative will jeopardize coverage for millions of Americans receiving health insurance under Obamacare.

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February 21, 2017

Murphy: Muslim Ban, Trump’s Coziness With Russia Discussed At Length During Security Conference

by Jack Kramer | Feb 21, 2017 3:11pm
Posted to: US Foreign Policy | Congress | Military Spending | National Security | White House

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, just back from an annual security conference in Munich, said “it is hard to over-hype how badly America’s image and influence has been damaged” since President Donald Trump took office.

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