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May 16, 2017

Black and Puerto Rican Lawmakers Call On Colleagues To Support Police Accountability

by Christine Stuart | May 16, 2017 12:15pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Police accountability is lacking in Connecticut, a group of mostly Black and Puerto Rican lawmakers said Tuesday.

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April 21, 2017

Blumenthal Offers Public Health Advisory On Ticks As Connecticut Population Surges

by Jack Kramer | April 21, 2017 5:30am

shutterstock NEW HAVEN, CT -  Connecticut is seeing a surge in ticks this spring and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal visited the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Thursday to urge residents to be vigilant.

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March 28, 2017

Black and Puerto Rican Caucus Works On Budget

by Christine Stuart | March 28, 2017 1:32pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The Black and Puerto Rican caucus said Tuesday that it’s still weighing its budget priorities and is aware that its 24 members could sway debate this year.

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Bill Giving The City of New Haven Control of Union Station Advances

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | March 28, 2017 5:30am

Kyle Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Every spring, the General Assembly considers a bill to give away, sell, or swap state-owned land.

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February 14, 2017

Southern Students Study Trump Presidency In Real Time

by Jack Kramer | February 14, 2017 1:00pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT – The dozen students who are taking a new political science course at Southern Connecticut State University focused on the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency all agree there has been no shortage of material to discuss the first few weeks of the semester.

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January 5, 2017

Gomes, Winfield To Serve On Seven Committees

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2017 1:51pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo With two resignations in the Senate on opening day, it looks as if all the pieces stopped moving long enough for legislative leadership to name committee chairs and vice chairs.

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November 8, 2016

In Connecticut, Long Lines and Problems At A Hartford Polling Place

by Jack Kramer | November 8, 2016 9:47am

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NEW HAVEN, CT — A steady but not overwhelming crowd of New Haven voters showed up at City Hall bright and early Tuesday morning to take advantage of Connecticut’s first-ever Election Day Registration (EDR) in a presidential election.

Longer lines at some of New Haven’s other polling locations started to form mid-morning and ballots at a Hartford polling place had the wrong state representative candidates listed.

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November 7, 2016

If You’re Still Not Registered to Vote, You Can Do It On Election Day Just Expect Lines

by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2016 3:00pm

Evan Lips/New Haven Register file photo Connecticut doesn’t allow early voting, but this is the first presidential contest in which voters who forgot to register will still be able to register and vote on Tuesday.

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November 4, 2016

First Few Days of Enrollment Have Been Brisk

by Jack Kramer | November 4, 2016 12:00pm

Jack Kramer photo NEW HAVEN, CT — State officials are urging Connecticut residents in need of health insurance to remember that while Barack Obama will no longer be president in a few months, there is no end in sight for Obamacare.

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November 1, 2016

OP-ED | Schools are for Kids

by Garrett Munroe | November 1, 2016 5:30am

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“Schools are for kids.” With this simple phrase, Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher showed thousands of Connecticut parents that he respects our children’s right to a great education.

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