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March 27, 2018

SeeClickFix Celebrates 10 Years With Launch of New App

by Jack Kramer | Mar 27, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Business | Startups | CT Tech Junkie | Town News | Hamden | New Haven | Windsor | Media Matters | Public Safety

NEW HAVEN, CT — Right on the heels of celebrating its 10-year anniversary, an innovative New Haven company is launching a new global app which its co-founder said will make it much easier for its millions of users.

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March 15, 2018

Body Cam Question: Who’s Playing Gotcha?

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 15, 2018 11:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Law Enforcement | Legal | Public Safety | Transparency | New Haven

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HARTFORD, CT — New Haven State Sen. Gary Winfield had some clean-up business to attend to in a law he authored enabling cops to wear body cameras. The state’s top prosecutor balked — and the two ended up sparring about whether cops deserve special rights to check their story before offering sworn statements.

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February 6, 2018

Bridgeport, New Haven Lawmakers Team Up On Push For Casino

by Christine Stuart | Feb 6, 2018 1:58pm
Posted to: Gaming | State Capitol | Bridgeport | New Haven

Courtesy of MGM HARTFORD, CT — Lawmakers from Bridgeport and New Haven are teaming up to push their colleagues to open up the bidding process for a commercial casino in Bridgeport.

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January 26, 2018

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Government Shutdown Ended With Recrimination For All

by Peter Urban | Jan 26, 2018 1:09pm
Posted to: Child Welfare | Congress | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Health Care | Immigration | Insurance | Public Health | White House | New Haven

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WASHINGTON — Congress this week agreed to a temporary extension of funding to reopen the federal government after a three-day shutdown that the vast majority of the public viewed as “mainly unnecessary.”

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January 25, 2018

Wall Street Gives Mixed Review of Education Ruling

by Christine Stuart | Jan 25, 2018 5:00pm
Posted to: Courts | Education | State Budget | State Capitol | Bridgeport | Hartford | New Haven


HARTFORD, CT — More than a week after Connecticut’s Supreme Court decided that Connecticut’s education system was flawed, but not unconstitutional, one Wall Street firm is says it’s “credit positive” for the state, but not necessarily it’s three biggest cities.

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New Haven Mayor Gives Boost To Treasurer Candidate From Hartford

by Jack Kramer | Jan 25, 2018 1:05am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Hartford | New Haven

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HARTFORD, CT — Hartford attorney Shawn Wooden got a powerful boost Wednesday in his race to become Connecticut’s next state Treasurer.

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January 12, 2018

Dismissal Sought By 3 Opioid Distributors Named in City of New Haven Lawsuit

by Jack Kramer | Jan 12, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Courts | New Haven

Steve Heap via shutterstock NEW HAVEN, CT — Three pharmaceutical opioid distributors asked the Superior Court earlier this month to dismiss the City of New Haven’s lawsuit accusing the companies of indirectly shipping “suspicious” quantities of opioids to the city.

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January 10, 2018

Two More Democrats Get Into The Race For Governor

by Christine Stuart | Jan 10, 2018 1:00pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Greenwich | New Haven

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HARTFORD, CT — The former commissioner of Veterans Affairs and a former executive from Greenwich jumped into the race for governor Tuesday.

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December 6, 2017

Bailout In Full Swing To Get Pretrial Detainees Home for the Holidays

by Christine Stuart | Dec 6, 2017 6:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Courts | Immigration | Law Enforcement | Legal | Nonprofits | New Haven

With permission from the Connecticut Bail Fund NEW HAVEN, CT — Keesha De’Silva was looking at spending 120 days in jail after getting arrested for sleeping in a park hours after being evicted, but the Connecticut Bail Fund was able to get her out.

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December 2, 2017

4 Gubernatorial Candidates Vie For Progressive Vote

by Christine Stuart | Dec 2, 2017 5:07pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Haven

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN — Four Democratic candidates who are either exploring or already in the 2018 race for governor vied for the progressive vote Saturday during a debate at a school in the city’s Fair Haven neighborhood.

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