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August 14, 2014

OP-ED | A Campaign of Substance

by Brian O'Shaughnessy | August 14, 2014 5:26pm

Campaign season is officially under way. We will hear a great deal about issues that candidates believe will influence votes. This does not mean, however, that we will be analyzing the information we need to make informed voter decisions.

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August 10, 2014

Republican Candidates Take Their Last Jabs In Televised Debate

by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2014 11:01am

Christine Stuart photo Would he have supported a ban on assault weapons and large capacity magazines? That was one of the questions Republican Tom Foley wouldn’t definitively answer during the last televised debate before the Republican gubernatorial primary against Sen. John McKinney.

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August 7, 2014

OnTheHORN | Interview with David Walker

by OnTheHORN | August 7, 2014 2:15pm

David Walker, the former U.S. Comptroller who is running for Lt. Governor in Connecticut this year, spoke Thursday with Brian Parker at the Hartford Online Radio Network in Avon.


Listen to the interview here and let us know what you think in the comments below.

Read CTNewsJunkie’s profile of Walker as well here. And don’t be afraid to VOTE in our (*nonscientific) online poll of the Lt. Governor’s race in the Republican primary.

August 6, 2014

Retirement Board Worries $400K Won’t Be Enough

by Madeline Stocker | August 6, 2014 10:28pm

Madeline Stocker photo A board that is working toward offering a state-administered retirement plan met for the first time Wednesday and discussed its aspirations for the future, and its funding challenges.

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August 5, 2014

Malloy Welcomes Debate, Asks Voters To Judge Him On His Record

by Christine Stuart | August 5, 2014 4:13pm

Christine Stuart photo Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking the electorate to look at his entire record when they go to the polls in November.

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August 1, 2014

Lembo Reports Revised Surplus Numbers

by Hugh McQuaid | August 1, 2014 4:09pm

CTNJ File Photo Comptroller Kevin Lembo put the state budget surplus for 2014 at $121.3 million in a Friday letter to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, noting that adjustments to the estimate will continue throughout August.

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July 25, 2014

Bond Commission Approves $725M

by Hugh McQuaid | July 25, 2014 3:56pm

The state Bond Commission borrowed a total of $725 million Friday. Funding for transportation projects made up $475 million as the largest item on a lengthy agenda.

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July 24, 2014

State Bond Commission Gets Ready To Approve $722.3M In Borrowing

by Christine Stuart | July 24, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Restoring the stained glass skylights at the state Capitol is just one of the many items on Friday’s state Bond Commission agenda.

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July 22, 2014

2014 Surplus Revised Upward Due To Federal Funds

by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2014 3:00pm

CTNJ file photo Earlier this month, State Comptroller Kevin Lembo predicted the state would end the year with a $33.2 million surplus. But thanks to additional federal money, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has revised revenues upward by $63 million over last month’s forecast.

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July 1, 2014

Lembo Certifies 2014 Surplus

by Christine Stuart | July 1, 2014 11:18am

CTNJ file photo State Comptroller Kevin Lembo certified a $33.2 million surplus Tuesday, but warned that while the 2015 fiscal year officially begins today the final 2014 surplus won’t be determined until later this year after the books are audited.

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