by Christine Stuart | December 2, 2016 1:38pm
HARTFORD, CT — A veteran lawmaker, who was remembered by her colleagues on both sides of the aisle as a friend and dedicated public servant, died Friday morning.
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by Christine Stuart | August 7, 2016 8:48pm
Retired Connecticut Supreme Court Justice David Borden died on Sunday at age 79. He was an advocate for a more transparent judiciary, juvenile justice reform, and a proponent for changing the way police conduct criminal identification lineups.
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by Christine Stuart | October 12, 2015 9:35pm
Dianne Kaplan deVries, the woman who led a coalition to change how Connecticut’s education system is funded, died Sunday after a battle with cancer.
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by Christine Stuart | July 30, 2015 12:47pm
Former state Sen. Eileen Daily, 72, of Westbrook, died Wednesday. She was known as a tenacious lawmaker and served as co-chair of the powerful Finance Committee for five terms.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 21, 2014 12:54pm
Rep. Elaine O’Brien, D-Suffield, died Friday morning after a long struggle with brain cancer. She was 58 years old.
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