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June 29, 2015

Connecticut Tribes Denied Second Chance to Petition for Sovereignty

by Madeline Stocker | June 29, 2015 11:08pm

Christine Stuart photo Flanked by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Indian tribes in Connecticut who had previously been denied federal recognition would not be given a second bite at the apple.

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June 26, 2015

Florida Governor Makes His Pitch In Norwalk; Organizer Says Event Was Not Political

by Harold Cobin | June 26, 2015 5:06pm

Harold Cobin photo NORWALK — Not shy about his reason for appearing Friday before a group of about 50 Connecticut business owners, Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott asked them what he needs to do to get them to move.

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June 19, 2015

Senate President Responds to ‘Starving for Leadership’ Remarks By CCM Director

by Christine Stuart | June 19, 2015 4:42pm

Christine Stuart photo Senate President Martin M. Looney was not happy with what the head of Connecticut’s largest municipal lobby had to say during its annual meeting in Cromwell.

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OP-ED | Connecticut’s Disappearing Children: How The Budget Makes The Problem Worse

by Suzanne Bates | June 19, 2015 12:13am

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What Connecticut urgently needs is leadership — we need leaders who see the real economic crisis that we’re in, and we need leaders who have the resolve and intelligence to do something about it.

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June 10, 2015

Hartford Yard Goats Stadium Named ‘Dunkin’ Donuts Park’

by Madeline Stocker | June 10, 2015 3:35pm

Madeline Stocker photo Dunkin’ hit it out of the park this afternoon when Yard Goats owner Josh Solomon announced that Hartford’s new baseball stadium would be named after the popular New England coffee franchise.

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June 5, 2015

OP-ED | Nobody Scores! The Winners and Losers of Session 2015

by Susan Bigelow | June 5, 2015 8:45am

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The gavel came down at last, and the 2015 regular session of the General Assembly is in the history books. So as legislators and reporters collapse in exhaustion after yet another marathon run, who came out on top? Who saw their hopes crushed? Let’s find out.

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June 3, 2015

Charter School Overhaul Bill Heads to Malloy’s Desk

by Doug Hardy | June 3, 2015 1:40am

Christine Stuart photo A bill changing how the state approves charter school applications, and also requiring a new level of transparency on the schools and their management organizations, is on its way to the governor’s desk.

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June 2, 2015

Firefighters and Police Officers Vow to Fight to the End for Cancer and PTSD Compensation

by Elizabeth Regan | June 2, 2015 7:14pm

Elizabeth Regan Firefighters like Sean Lennon, a 20-year member of the Bristol Fire Department, have been a presence at the state Capitol for at least a month as they’ve lobbied for a bill that would help promote the mental and physical health of first responders.

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Bill Mandating Accountability For Election Officials Is Headed to Governor’s Desk

by Madeline Stocker | June 2, 2015 3:15pm

CTNJ file photo A bill aimed at establishing stricter standards for registrars of voters received final passage Monday, putting the state one step closer to a more accountable election system.

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June 1, 2015

Democrats Struggle To Find Budget Votes In House

by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2015 10:09pm

Christine Stuart photo The details of a two-year, $40 billion budget deal were still in flux Monday night as legislative leaders debated changes to the tax package in order to get more Democratic lawmakers on board.

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