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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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Labor Laughs At Foley

by Hugh McQuaid | June 16, 2014 12:59pm

Hugh McQuaid photo NEW HAVEN — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s efforts Monday to clarify his positions on labor issues before delegates at the AFL-CIO convention were met with laughter and skepticism.

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April 24, 2014

Senate Leader Says Tax Refund Is Still Negotiable

by Christine Stuart | April 24, 2014 10:35pm

Christine Stuart photo Sen. Majority Leader Martin Looney said it’s “too soon” to speculate on how much money the state will bring in until April 30, but if tax revenues continue to come in lower than expected they may have to look at lowering the amount of the $55 tax refund.

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April 18, 2014

Boost In Legal Aid Funding Sought

by Christine Stuart | April 18, 2014 2:36pm

Christine Stuart photo NEW HAVEN—Debbie Diaz was in tears in a New Haven courthouse when she learned she was being evicted because the apartment she rented was being foreclosed on by the bank.

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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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