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July 25, 2016

Voters In Some Towns Headed To The Polls For Primaries Aug. 9

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | July 25, 2016 11:00am

shutterstock There is no statewide primary in Connecticut this year, but there are 16 Democratic and Republican primaries coming up on Aug. 9, including 12 legislative primaries, two for probate judge, and two registrar of voters.

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July 8, 2016

OP-ED | Sleepy Summer Primaries in Connecticut Test Voter Resolve

by Susan Bigelow | July 8, 2016 9:00am

I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.

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September 28, 2015

Bond Commission Poised To Purchase Amistad Replica

by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2015 12:15pm

Helen Bennett file photo The state Bond Commission is scheduled to approve $620,000 in borrowing so that a newly formed nonprofit can purchase the Amistad replica out of receivership and make the necessary repairs.

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September 18, 2015

OP-ED | Reading the Tea Leaves in Primary Results

by Susan Bigelow | September 18, 2015 12:00pm


SUSAN BIGELOW When it was all over at last, incumbents in three major cities found themselves rejected by their own party’s voters. What happened, and what does it mean — if anything?

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September 11, 2015

OP-ED | Night of the Living Primaries—2015 Edition!

by Susan Bigelow | September 11, 2015 9:00am

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Primary night is finally upon us! Here’s a quick rundown of possible outcomes, questions that will hopefully be answered, and what’s at stake.

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July 15, 2015

Malloy Touts New Law to Curb Heroin Overdoses in Hard-Hit Eastern Connecticut

by Elizabeth Regan | July 15, 2015 11:15pm

Elizabeth Regan Gary Mendell, a father from Easton, was in New London on Wednesday to talk about the role the government can play in shifting society’s response to drug addiction from shaming to saving.

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July 8, 2015

Governor Signs ‘Historic’ Criminal Justice Reforms Into Law

by Elizabeth Regan | July 8, 2015 3:28pm

Elizabeth Regan photo Two bills addressing criminal justice reforms have been signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a move addressing disparities in the way citizens are treated by police and the courts.

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April 21, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Tax Exemption for Large Political Donors Passes House

by Jordan Fenster | April 21, 2015 4:00am

With no fanfare and little acknowledgement, a bill was passed in the House last week that would offer people who give huge sums of money to politically focused nonprofits a way to avoid paying taxes on those gifts.

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April 9, 2015

Labor Advocates Back Bill To Fine Large Employers Paying Less Than $15 An Hour

by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2015 3:00pm

Christine Stuart photo A Hartford daycare was the backdrop Thursday for a press conference on a union-backed bill that would fine large employers who pay their employees less than $15 an hour.

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October 16, 2014

Visconti Tries To Steer Opponents Toward Budget Deficit

by Hugh McQuaid | October 16, 2014 8:41pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo NEW LONDON — During his first gubernatorial debate appearance, third-party candidate Joe Visconti used nearly every question to try to get Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley to debate projected state budget deficits.

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