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October 16, 2017

Wall Street Issues Connecticut Another Warning

by Christine Stuart | October 16, 2017 7:18pm

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Wall Street issued a harsh warning to Connecticut policymakers Monday when it placed the ratings of 26 municipalities and three regional school districts under review for a credit downgrade.

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October 11, 2017

Election Season Has Arrived! Vote.CTNewsJunkie.com Is Here For You

by Doug Hardy | October 11, 2017 2:00pm

shutterstock November 7 is approaching fast and Vote.CTNewsJunkie.com, our Voter Guide & Candidate Questionnaire site, is back for a second time to help you navigate your local elections.

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October 3, 2017

Local Elected Officials: ‘We Need A Budget - Now!’

by Jack Kramer | October 3, 2017 12:25pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie WALLINGFORD, CT - Hours before the House was to vote Tuesday on overriding Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s veto, mayors, first selectman and other elected officials from scores of municipalities implored the legislature and governor to get a budget done.

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October 2, 2017

Revised Executive Order Takes Effect

by Christine Stuart | October 2, 2017 12:48pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Like it or not, Oct. 1 has come and gone and that means Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s revised executive order has gone into effect.

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September 28, 2017

Local Elected Officials Urge Veto Override

by Christine Stuart | September 28, 2017 5:20pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Local elected officials from small towns across Connecticut are urging the General Assembly to override Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget veto because they say the executive order will have dire consequences for their communities.

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September 8, 2017

Malloy Offers Changes To Sales and Hospital Taxes And Municipal Aid

by Christine Stuart | September 8, 2017 12:06pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made what he called his last, best budget offer to legislative leaders Friday.

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September 5, 2017

Dozens of Communities Consider Joining Opioid Lawsuit

by Cyrus dos Santos | September 5, 2017 5:30am

shutterstock WATERBURY, CT — Waterbury and possibly dozens of other Connecticut cities and towns are taking 11 pharmaceutical companies and three doctors to court for using deceptive practices in promoting opioids as a treatment for chronic pain.

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September 1, 2017

No More Free Parking In Hartford For Accessible Permit Holders

by Cyrus dos Santos | September 1, 2017 11:30am

Cyrus dos Santos / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The capital city will no longer offer free metered parking for commuters with disabilities starting today.

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OP-ED | Through Challenging Times, Connecticut Teachers Teach - Always

by Barth Keck | September 1, 2017 5:30am

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The new school year has just begun. As a teacher, I’ve seen many beginnings to school years — 27, to be exact — but I can’t remember a more volatile environment at the start.

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August 30, 2017

Local Elected Officials Call On Lawmakers To End Budget Stalemate

by Christine Stuart | August 30, 2017 2:10pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Two dozen local elected officials came to the state Capitol Wednesday to beg state lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to solve the budget stalemate quickly.

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