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August 24, 2016

California-Based Advocacy Group Files Federal Education Lawsuit in Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 3:55pm

Courtesy of Students Matter A California-based education advocacy group backed by Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Welch filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut Tuesday seeking to establish a federal constitutional right to an adequate education.

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Retailer Asks Federal Court To Weigh In On Connecticut’s Liquor Pricing

by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 5:29am

Legislative efforts to change how Connecticut regulates alcohol prices have failed over the past three years, so a national liquor retailer is trying to win its argument in federal court.

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August 18, 2016

Gun Violence: No Ready Answers; Outreach Needed

by Jack Kramer | August 18, 2016 5:29am

This article first appeared in Connecticut Town & City magazine and is reprinted here with permission from the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities.

Coming to consensus on gun ownership rights in this country is a useless exercise.

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August 11, 2016

Local Leaders Join Fight To Combat Opioid Epidemic

by Jack Kramer | August 11, 2016 12:00pm

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is hoping a new public-policy toolkit, two years in the making, will help local and state leaders combat the growing opioid and heroin epidemic plaguing the state’s towns and cities.

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July 25, 2016

Voters In Some Towns Headed To The Polls For Primaries Aug. 9

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | July 25, 2016 12:00pm

shutterstock There is no statewide primary in Connecticut this year, but there are 16 Democratic and Republican primaries coming up on Aug. 9, including 12 legislative primaries, two for probate judge, and two registrar of voters.

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July 19, 2016

Blumenthal, Bridgeport Discuss Police & Community Relations In Wake of Shootings

by Jack Kramer | July 19, 2016 5:30am

It seems like a day doesn’t pass without another incident in which either a black man or a police officer has been shot.

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July 18, 2016

Walker, Ritter Still Competing For Majority Leader

by Christine Stuart | July 18, 2016 1:17pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo State Rep. Matt Ritter may be holding a fundraiser Thursday with Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz in Rhode Island, but it doesn’t mean the two have teamed up to take over the number one and number two slot in the Connecticut House.

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July 15, 2016

State Officials: No Connecticut Law Violated When It Comes To Crumbling Foundations

by Cara Rosner | July 15, 2016 1:58pm

An investigation into deteriorating foundations affecting hundreds of Connecticut homeowners - and the impact on their insurance policies - has found that Connecticut consumer protection laws were not violated, according to state officials.

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July 11, 2016

Report: Connecticut Falls Behind In Paying Early Childhood Educators

by Jack Kramer | July 11, 2016 5:30am

shutterstock Connecticut is falling behind on paying competitive wages, workforce policies, and family and income support initiatives, according to the Early Childhood Workforce Index, the first-ever comprehensive state-by-state analysis of early childhood employment conditions and policies.

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June 21, 2016

Cities and Towns Encourage Legal Opinion On ‘Unclaimed’ Bodies

by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2016 8:30am

Connecticut cities and towns want Attorney General George Jepsen to weigh in with a formal legal opinion about the Chief Medical Examiner’s decision to make any “unclaimed” dead person the municipalities responsibility.

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