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November 9, 2017

As Police Departments Are Identified For Traffic Stop Disparities, Chiefs Push Back

by Christine Stuart | November 9, 2017 2:28pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is pushing back with its own academic research against the third annual report to the Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Advisory Board.

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April 6, 2017

Malloy Mothballs Another Prison Annex

by Jack Kramer | April 6, 2017 5:20am

ctnewsjunkie file photo A portion of a correctional center in Montville has been shut down as a result of state’s declining prison population.

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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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February 15, 2016

OP-ED | A More Personal Approach to the Healthcare Debate

by Emmett Riley | February 15, 2016 5:29pm

Courtesy of the House Democratic caucus As an assistant majority leader and vice chairman of the General Assembly’s Public Health Committee, I am regularly part of formal and informal discussions about a wide range of issues that impact the daily lives of the residents of our state. 

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February 10, 2016

OP-ED | More Changes In Education Requirements? Been There, Done That

by Barth Keck | February 10, 2016 9:31am

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We’ve passed the halfway point of the school year and that means one thing for teachers: mid-year evaluation meetings!

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September 21, 2015

Six Job Centers Will Remain Open, But Won’t Be Run By Labor Department

by Christine Stuart | September 21, 2015 1:10pm

In early August when the Department of Labor announced it was laying off 95 employees, it also said it would close six job centers to correspond with those layoffs.

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April 15, 2015

Municipal Leaders Say Struggling Cities and Towns Need State Help

by Elizabeth Regan | April 15, 2015 4:30am

Elizabeth Regan / CTNewsJunkie A delegation of municipal leaders converged Tuesday in Hartford to decry issues such as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to cut town aid by $15.5 million and an escalating pattern of unfunded state mandates signed into law.

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April 13, 2015

‘Dark Money’ Group Causes Confusion Over Tribal Lending Complaint

by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 1:58pm

Christine Stuart photo A conservative group that is not required to disclose its donors is ramping up its campaign against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the state Banking Department for action it’s taken regarding two tribal lending organizations.

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March 17, 2015

Bill to Keep Sex Offenders Away From Schools Could Cause ‘Chaos,’ Critics Say

by Jordan Fenster | March 17, 2015 9:28am

A bill intended to keep convicted sex offenders away from kids would throw the Connecticut’s sex offender registry into “chaos,” according to the state’s Department of Correction.

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August 27, 2014

Malloy Turns Focus To Foley’s Business Record During First Debate

by Hugh McQuaid | August 27, 2014 8:08pm

Hugh McQuaid photo NORWICH — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought Wednesday to keep the focus of the first gubernatorial debate on the business record of his opponent, Tom Foley, who dismissed the issue as irrelevant to Connecticut voters.

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