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August 15, 2014

Governor Malloy: Jonathan Pelto Has No Shot

by Mary E. O'Leary | August 15, 2014 12:00pm

New Haven Register photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hasn’t commented on the potential for Jonathan Pelto to get on the ballot as a third-party candidate and mount a challenge to him from the left.

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August 10, 2014

Republican Candidates Take Their Last Jabs In Televised Debate

by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2014 11:01am

Christine Stuart photo Would he have supported a ban on assault weapons and large capacity magazines? That was one of the questions Republican Tom Foley wouldn’t definitively answer during the last televised debate before the Republican gubernatorial primary against Sen. John McKinney.

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August 8, 2014

Audit Finds Amistad America’s Endowment In Deficit

by Hugh McQuaid | August 8, 2014 3:42pm

Helen Bennett photo As of 2012, the state-subsidized Amistad America had liquidated its endowment assets to fund its operating expenses, leaving the fund more than $49,000 in deficit, according to an audit released Friday.

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OP-ED | Do We Really Need the New Haven Trio’s Sugar Tax?

by Terry D. Cowgill | August 8, 2014 5:30am


What is it with New Haven and soda pop? Does the Elm City consume more soda than comparable cities? Is its obesity rate higher? Not as far as I can tell, which makes me think there must be something in the water — or perhaps in the energy drinks sold at the Stop & Shop on Elm Street.

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August 4, 2014

State Board of Education Approves New Charter School

by Christine Stuart | August 4, 2014 6:27pm

Christine Stuart photo The state Board of Education expressed skepticism Monday that a new charter school would be able to get up and running before the start of the school year, but nevertheless they unanimously approved the revised plan.

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July 16, 2014

McKinney Brings Pizza, Talks Health Care With New Haven Residents

by New Haven Register | July 16, 2014 10:40am

Keldy Ortiz — New Haven Register Gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. John McKinney fielded questions about health care and business from residents at the Bella Vista apartment complex Tuesday — and brought them pizza.

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July 3, 2014

Guatemalan Children Who Crossed The Border Tell Their Stories

by Christine Stuart | July 3, 2014 12:42pm

Christine Stuart photo When Luis Miguel Diaz Calel and Anabelia Maribel Diaz Hernandez were picked up April 14 by immigration police at the U.S. border, they were taken to a detention center they called the “icebox.”

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June 17, 2014

Weingarten Compliments Pelto, Endorses Malloy

by Christine Stuart | June 17, 2014 3:51pm

Christine Stuart photo NEW HAVEN — AFT President Randi Weingarten told a room of 300 union delegates that she supports Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election, but not before she acknowledged his potential third-party challenger, Jonathan Pelto.

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June 16, 2014

Labor Applauds Malloy, Not Wisconsin

by Hugh McQuaid | June 16, 2014 4:39pm

Hugh McQuaid photo NEW HAVEN — Labor delegates embraced Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy during the AFL-CIO’s political convention on Monday during an event that was focused as much on labor laws in Wisconsin as it was on the last four years in Connecticut.

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Pelto Calls AFL-CIO Convention ‘Unfair and Undemocratic’

by Hugh McQuaid | June 16, 2014 3:05pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Connecticut AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Lori Pelletier defended the union’s decision to hear from only major party candidates Monday as third-party gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Pelto bemoaned being shut out of the group’s convention.

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