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January 29, 2016

Bond Commission Poised To Approve $505M

by Christine Stuart | January 29, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo At its first meeting of 2016, the state Bond Commission is poised to approve $505 million in borrowing for a variety of projects.

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November 30, 2015

Many Connecticut Residents Left Behind In Economic Recovery

by Cara Rosner | November 30, 2015 5:30am

Courtesy of Connecticut Voices and EPI analysis of CPS data. As Connecticut’s economy rebounds from the Great Recession, certain segments of the population are seeing less recovery than others, according to a recent report.

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November 18, 2015

Syrian Family Comes to New Haven After Being Rejected by Indiana

by Mary E. O'Leary | November 18, 2015 10:28pm

CTNJ file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, after meeting with a Syrian family who is taking up residence in New Haven, said America has a moral obligation to take in these individuals who are fleeing the civil war in that country.

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November 12, 2015

Yale Leaders Promise to Enhance Campus Diversity, Back Free Expression

by New Haven Register | November 12, 2015 9:00am

Arnold Gold/New Haven Register In a message to the Yale community, university President Peter Salovey and Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway are expressing support for two principles that have become hot issues on campus: respect for diversity and for freedom of expression.

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October 28, 2015

Human Services Committee Chairwoman Tells Advocates They Are Being Heard

by Elizabeth Regan | October 28, 2015 4:30am

Elizabeth Regan The leading Democratic state representative on the legislature’s Human Services Committee on Tuesday reiterated a bipartisan commitment by lawmakers to restore some cuts Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made to social service programs to cover a state budget shortfall.

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October 16, 2015

Massive Crowd Rallies in New Haven for Union Rights for Yale Grad Student Workers

by New Haven Register | October 16, 2015 7:30am

Ryan Flynn — New Haven Register Woodbridge Hall has a powerful new piece of decor.

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In New Haven, Blumenthal and DeLauro Back Measures to Help Undocumented Immigrants

by New Haven Register | October 16, 2015 4:30am

Every day Eric Cruz Lopez has to curb his fear that his parents will be deported.

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September 28, 2015

Bond Commission Poised To Purchase Amistad Replica

by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2015 12:15pm

Helen Bennett file photo The state Bond Commission is scheduled to approve $620,000 in borrowing so that a newly formed nonprofit can purchase the Amistad replica out of receivership and make the necessary repairs.

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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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August 6, 2015

Union Continues Call To Replace SBAC Test For Lower Grades

by Christine Stuart | August 6, 2015 3:00pm

Christine Stuart photo The results of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium exam won’t be released until the middle of the month, but Connecticut’s largest teacher union already is cautioning the public about the information it will provide.

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