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August 25, 2014

Malloy Would Support A Constitutional Amendment For Transportation Funding

by Christine Stuart | August 25, 2014 3:32pm

Christine Stuart photo Standing near the Old Main Street bridge in Rocky Hill, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy declared that he had “no problem” with a constitutional amendment that would prohibit the legislature from raiding the special transportation fund.

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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 8, 2014

OP-ED | Do We Really Need the New Haven Trio’s Sugar Tax?

by Terry D. Cowgill | August 8, 2014 5:30am


What is it with New Haven and soda pop? Does the Elm City consume more soda than comparable cities? Is its obesity rate higher? Not as far as I can tell, which makes me think there must be something in the water — or perhaps in the energy drinks sold at the Stop & Shop on Elm Street.

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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.

July 31, 2014

McKinney: Scrap Income Tax For Those Making Less Than $75K

by Hugh McQuaid | July 31, 2014 3:00pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo STRATFORD—Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney released a plan Thursday to eliminate the state income tax for residents earning less than $75,000 beginning in 2017.

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July 30, 2014

McKinney To Detail Income Tax Cut Plan

by Hugh McQuaid | July 30, 2014 4:00pm

screengrab Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney will explain how he plans to eliminate the state income tax for middle earners during press event Thursday morning, according to his campaign.

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July 25, 2014

OP-ED | Hartford Ballpark: Good for Region, Bad for City?

by Susan Bigelow | July 25, 2014 11:00am

Hartford may not get that stadium after all, thanks to a bumbling city government and fierce opposition from residents. This might be a good thing for the city, even though it’s a loss for the region.

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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 21, 2014

Boughton Gives Bacchiochi His Support

by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2014 12:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton had been teamed up with Heather Bond Somers, but last week he was offering state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi his full-throated support.

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