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December 23, 2016

OP-ED | ‘Derbygate’ A Fine Example Of ‘Quasi-Public’ Arrogance

by Terry Cowgill | December 23, 2016 5:30am

If you’re a public official involved in questionable behavior, the last thing you want to hear is someone in the media attaching a Nixonian suffix to your dubious doings. But that’s exactly what’s happened in Norwich, where ratepayers are outraged at an annual Kentucky Derby junket for board members that has over the last four years cost the local utility more than $1 million.

The resulting scandal has earned the moniker Derbygate.

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December 5, 2016

Lembo Sums Up Connecticut’s Budget Crisis For Business Leaders

by Jack Kramer | December 5, 2016 5:30am

Courtesy of CT-N NORWALK, CT — Comptroller Kevin Lembo knew he was playing to a tough crowd when he agreed to talk to a group of Connecticut business leaders about the state of the state’s economy.

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November 8, 2016

Voters Stream Into Polls With Wide Range of Feelings; Some Want ‘Revolution’ and Others Temperament

by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2016 8:14pm

Douglas Healey for CTNewsJunkie Voters did not sit out what has been called one of the most contentious, strange, nasty, bizarre, and divisive elections in modern history. They voted in large numbers in cities and towns throughout Connecticut.

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August 24, 2016

Retailer Asks Federal Court To Weigh In On Connecticut’s Liquor Pricing

by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 4:29am

Legislative efforts to change how Connecticut regulates alcohol prices have failed over the past three years, so a national liquor retailer is trying to win its argument in federal court.

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July 25, 2016

Democrats Tout Bipartisan Legislation To Crack Down On Deportation of Dangerous Criminals

by Kristi Allen | July 25, 2016 2:24pm

Christine Stuart photo Countering Donald Trump’s rhetoric on Democratic inaction on immigration, Connecticut Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy introduced a bipartisan bill that aims to increase deportations of convicted criminals.

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May 24, 2016

State To Give Hedge Fund Money for Expansion, Job Creation

by Christine Stuart | May 24, 2016 4:30am

Courtesy of the DECD Plans to build a new waterfront headquarters in Stamford were scuttled, but the world’s largest hedge fund regrouped and will still receive money from the state to expand its footprint in Westport.

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February 26, 2016

Legislature Mulls Bills to Require Youth Sports to Follow Concussion Protocols

by Jack Kramer | February 26, 2016 1:00pm

Triax Technologies The University of New Haven was way ahead of its college peers when in 2013 it became the first to use Triax Technologies headband collision sensors during athletic competition.

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February 5, 2016

OP-ED | FOI Norwalk Style and No Violins For Shankar

by Terry Cowgill | February 5, 2016 5:30am

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Of all the issues that arise in national, state and municipal government, few of them raise my hackles like public officials who try to block access to information that should be available to the public.

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February 1, 2016

OP-ED | Fate of Norwalk School Board and Democracy Is In The FOI Commission’s Hands

by James H. Smith | February 1, 2016 3:00pm

The state Freedom of Information Commission will decide Feb. 10 whether allegations of discrimination and racism among Norwalk school board members should be made public.

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October 30, 2015

OP-ED | Election 2015: What to Watch for on Election Night

by Susan Bigelow | October 30, 2015 10:00am

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Yes, the time of year when election signs are plastered all over town is just about over. Municipal elections are finally here! What should we be watching for on election night 2015?

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