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January 25, 2018

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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November 20, 2017

Judge To Rule On East Haven Recount Tuesday

by Jack Kramer | Nov 20, 2017 3:13pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2017 | East Haven | New Haven

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT — A Superior Court judge will rule Tuesday on whether to order a recount over the hotly contested Nov. 7 East Haven mayoral election after two days of testimony.

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November 1, 2017

Five Years After Superstorm Sandy, Connecticut Officials Say It’s Making Progress

by Jack Kramer | Nov 1, 2017 11:00am
Posted to: Energy | Environment | Town News | New Haven | Weather

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie NEW HAVEN, CT - Officials planned to mark the five-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, but this past weekend’s powerful storm made Tuesday’s event in New Haven even more timely.

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October 6, 2017

Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro Join New Haven Police Chief to Talk About Tougher Gun Laws

by Jack Kramer | Oct 6, 2017 3:50pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | DC News Junkie | Law Enforcement | Public Health | Public Safety | New Haven

Jack Kramer / CTNewsJunkie NEW HAVEN, CT — With supporters including relatives of children murdered in Sandy Hook cheering them on, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro Friday said the Las Vegas massacre will rebuild momentum to pass tougher gun legislation in Congress.

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September 26, 2017

DeLauro Faces Challenge From Her Own Party

by Jack Kramer | Sep 26, 2017 2:51pm
Posted to: Congress | 3rd CD | Election 2018 | Hamden | Milford | New Haven

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie MILFORD, CT — Milford Alderman Bryan Anderson announced Tuesday that he will challenge U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a fellow Democrat who has held the seat for 26 years.

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September 22, 2017

17 Connecticut Communities Will Ask To Compete For Amazon’s H2Q

by Christine Stuart | Sep 22, 2017 12:12pm
Posted to: Economic Development | Jobs | Labor | Bridgeport | Enfield | Hartford | New Haven | Stamford

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — There are 17 Connecticut communities vying to be chosen as the site the Department of Economic and Community Development will submit to Amazon in its search for its second corporate headquarters.

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