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April 11, 2014

Rowland’s Attorney: ‘We’re Eager To Go To Trial’

by Hugh McQuaid | April 11, 2014 3:58pm

Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register photo NEW HAVEN — Former Gov. John G. Rowland pleaded not guilty Friday to campaign corruption charges in U.S. District Court in New Haven, where his lawyer said he plans to take the case to trial.

—Photos from outside court

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April 8, 2014

Dillon Uses Basketball To Highlight Union Issue

by Christine Stuart | April 8, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of the House Democratic Caucus With the NCAA basketball championships and both of the University of Connecticut teams on her mind, state Rep. Pat Dillon, D-New Haven, said she wants to get rid of any state law that would make it difficult for student athletes to unionize.

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March 19, 2014

Harp Picks Looney’s PILOT Proposal Over Sharkey’s

by Christine Stuart | March 19, 2014 3:53pm

Christine Stuart photo If she was forced to choose, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp said she prefers Sen. Martin Looney’s proposal to change how cities and towns receive money from the payment in lieu of taxes program.

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March 17, 2014

Harp Uses Phone Tree To Warn of Obamacare Enrollment Deadline

by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Last week, the city of New Haven used its Everbridge Emergency Notification System to remind residents that the deadline to sign up for Obamacare was fast approaching.

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March 13, 2014

Will A Bill Shrinking Drug-Free Zones Get A Debate In An Election Year?

by Christine Stuart | March 13, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo It’s an issue that doesn’t impact a majority of state lawmakers, which makes a bill that shrinks drug-free school zones from 1,500 to 200 feet, a tough sell.

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March 12, 2014

Yalies Target Young Adults For Health Coverage, As Deadline Nears

by Magaly Olivero | March 12, 2014 12:40pm

A unique campaign spearheaded by Yale School of Medicine students to encourage uninsured young adults to sign up for health coverage by the federal March 31 deadline has galvanized student groups across Connecticut and the country.

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February 10, 2014

Health Exchange Surpasses 120K

by Christine Stuart | February 10, 2014 5:38pm

Christine Stuart photo Access Health CT, Connecticut’s insurance exchange, reached a milestone this weekend when it surpassed a self-imposed goal of enrolling 100,000 residents before the end of March.

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February 2, 2014

Officials: Conn. Rail Upgrade Won’t Be Repeat of New York Power Outage

by Christine Stuart | February 2, 2014 3:56pm

Christine Stuart photo Seeking to avoid a commuter rail catastrophe like the electrical outage that crippled the Metro-North New Haven line in September, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Transportation Commissioner James Redeker, and federal elected officials announced plans Sunday to upgrade a Connecticut substation.

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January 24, 2014

OP-ED | Blindly Financing the Common Core

by Sarah Darer Littman | January 24, 2014 1:42am


After a six month sabbatical from political writing, it’s depressing to realize that here in Corrupticut, “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose” — or, as one of my favorite bands would put it, “The Song Remains The Same.”

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January 10, 2014

Video Slot Task Force Finishes Up Work

by Hugh McQuaid | January 10, 2014 6:30am

Hugh McQuaid Photo A legislative task force appears poised to push for an expansion of video slot machines at three off-track betting facilities throughout the state.

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