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August 22, 2017

Connecticut Would Run A $94M Deficit Without a Budget In Place

by Christine Stuart | August 22, 2017 5:30am

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Two months into the new fiscal year and Connecticut — without a two-year budget in place — is facing a $94 million budget deficit, according to the governor’s budget office.

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August 21, 2017

Blumenthal Renews Call For Tougher Investigation Into Events In Charlottesville

by Jack Kramer | August 21, 2017 11:04pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and leaders of political and faith groups across the state Monday urged a full investigation into what role, if any, white supremacists may have played in the death of a woman during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.

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Fasano Says Malloy’s Executive Order Is ‘Illegal’

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2017 11:00pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Republican Senate President Len Fasano thinks the governor’s new executive order is illegal and he wants Attorney General George Jepsen’s opinion.

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Investigation Finds Difference of ‘Management Style’

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2017 3:01pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — The man who is credited with saving the life of a co-worker back in 2011 accused Kevin Dillon, the head to the Connecticut Airport Authority, of creating a “hostile work environment” that caused him to resign after 26 years.

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Physicians Board Seeks To Broaden Medical Marijuana

by Jack Kramer | August 21, 2017 11:30am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The state Board of Physicians last week recommended adding two debilitating conditions to Connecticut’s growing medical marijuana program, and also re-categorizing two others.

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Day 52 of the Budget Impasse

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2017 5:30am

CTNewsjunkie photo HARTFORD, CT — Will Connecticut’s small Democratic majority try to adopt a state budget on their own?

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August 18, 2017

FRONT ROW CT | Jam-packed Month Of Music, Comedy, Sports, And Theater On The Horizon

by Kelly Byrnes | August 18, 2017 4:52pm


Zany comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias heads to Foxwoods’ Grand Theater for a pair of weekend shows Sept. 2-3.

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Malloy Adjusts His Executive Order, Cancels PILOT Payment & Zeroes Out ECS for 85 Towns

by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2017 1:15pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2:30 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would zero out education funding for 85 communities, reduce education funding for 54 communities, and the state’s 30 neediest communities would receive the same amount of education funding they did last year. That’s if the General Assembly is unable to pass a budget before October.

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Merrill Will Seek Third Term; Lesser Won’t Primary

by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2017 12:34pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 5:40 p.m.) Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, who said she would have waited to announce her 2018 re-election if democracy wasn’t under attack, filed her paperwork Friday to seek a third term.

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Regulators Ask Dominion For Financial Information

by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Energy regulators opened their discussion about the future of the Millstone Nuclear Facility in Waterford with some questions about the economic viability of the facility, which is owned by Dominion Energy.

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