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April 14, 2014

Republicans Win Special Election in 61st

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of Facebook The Connecticut Republican Party is claiming that East Granby resident Tami Zawistowski’s victory over Peter Hill in the 61st House District race was a referendum on Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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April 10, 2014

Republican Party Seeks Distance From Rowland, Wants To Focus On Unity

by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2014 10:01pm

Christine Stuart photo STAMFORD — The backdrop for the biggest Republican Party fundraiser of the year was the indictment of former Republican governor and WTIC talk show host John G. Rowland.

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April 7, 2014

Soundkeeper Challenges Hedge Fund Project In Stamford

by Christine Stuart | April 7, 2014 12:56pm

A nonprofit environmental group filed a complaint against the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development last week arguing that it didn’t do an environmental study before choosing to locate the headquarters of a hedge fund on waterfront property in Stamford.

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April 3, 2014

Consumer Protection Approves Six Marijuana Dispensaries

by Christine Stuart | April 3, 2014 2:52pm

istockphoto The Consumer Protection Department approved six medical marijuana dispensaries Thursday that will be located in Hartford, Branford, Bridgeport, South Windsor, Uncasville, and Bristol.

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April 2, 2014

Drug Free Zone Bill Clears Judiciary Just Before Deadline

by Hugh McQuaid | April 2, 2014 5:34pm

Christine Stuart photo In a tight vote with just minutes to spare before its deadline, the Judiciary Committee approved a bill Wednesday to reduce heightened penalty zones for selling drugs near schools.

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March 21, 2014

Rojas Questions Sharkey’s ‘Reverse PILOT’ Proposal

by Christine Stuart | March 21, 2014 3:28pm

Christine Stuart photo He might be the Speaker of the House, but Brendan Sharkey’s proposal to get private colleges and hospitals to pay property taxes to municipalities is not a slam dunk.

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OP-ED | Keep Up The Funding: Resident Troopers Vital To Towns

by Terry D. Cowgill | March 21, 2014 5:30am

As the General Assembly considers where to whack away in its interminable quest to balance the state’s books, the talk inevitably turns to law enforcement — if only grudgingly. After all, no one wants people’s lives to be in more danger just because taxpayers are in a miserly mood.

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March 20, 2014

OP-ED | Good Intentions with Unintended Consequences

by Steve Werbner | March 20, 2014 8:51am

Despite a stalled economic recovery and uncertainties on the future of state aid to municipalities – some lawmakers still seek passage of two (not just one) significant unfunded state mandates on our communities, known as ‘mental-mental’ bills.

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March 19, 2014

Harp Picks Looney’s PILOT Proposal Over Sharkey’s

by Christine Stuart | March 19, 2014 3:53pm

Christine Stuart photo If she was forced to choose, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp said she prefers Sen. Martin Looney’s proposal to change how cities and towns receive money from the payment in lieu of taxes program.

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March 17, 2014

Harp Uses Phone Tree To Warn of Obamacare Enrollment Deadline

by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Last week, the city of New Haven used its Everbridge Emergency Notification System to remind residents that the deadline to sign up for Obamacare was fast approaching.

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