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February 15, 2018

Fiscal Commission Creates Its Own Nonprofit

by Christine Stuart | Feb 15, 2018 5:29am
Posted to: Nonprofits | State Budget | Transparency

Courtesy of CT-N
HARTFORD, CT — When the General Assembly created a 14-member commission to study Connecticut’s fiscal stability and gave it a three-month window in which to complete their mission, it didn’t provide any funding to get the job done.

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December 8, 2017

Sex Harassment Rocks Congress; Gov’t Shutdown Averted For Now; Gun Safety Fight to Continue

by Peter Urban | Dec 8, 2017 12:38pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Election 2018 | Equality | Federal Budget | Health Care | Law Enforcement | Public Health | Public Safety | Transparency | White House

Orhan Cam via shutterstock
In a week that saw the #MeToo “Silence Breakers” recognized as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, three members of Congress announced their resignations after each had been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior in the past.

Most notably was Minnesota Senator Al Franken, who announced his decision to resign Thursday on the Senate floor.

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November 17, 2017

OP-ED | In Era of Mass Murder, Second Amendment Advocate An Unlikely Hero

by Terry Cowgill | Nov 17, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Civil Liberties | FOIA | Law Enforcement | Legal | Opinion | Public Safety | Transparency | West Hartford

screengrab from Michael Picard's youtube video
Few things are more painful to me than the abuse of power, or incompetence in the execution of that power. The consequences for those affected by such malfeasance and clumsiness are so great as to demand a sense of outrage from us all.

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November 15, 2017

Senator Asks For Hearing On Future of CT-N

by Jack Kramer | Nov 15, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Media Matters | State Budget | State Capitol | Transparency

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Sen. Beth Bye, D-West Hartford, is asking that the legislature hold meetings and a public hearing on the future of the Connecticut Television Network, but the Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate Tuesday said they have no immediate plans to do so.

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November 13, 2017

CT-N Back On The Air

by Christine Stuart | Nov 13, 2017 12:30pm
Posted to: FOIA | Media Matters | State Budget | State Capitol | Transparency

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie photo HARTFORD, CT — It’s been in reruns since Nov. 2, but the Connecticut Television Network was back on the air and streaming live at CT-N.com Monday morning.

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November 2, 2017

It’s Lights Out For The Nonprofit Operator of CT-N

by Christine Stuart | Nov 2, 2017 10:24pm
Posted to: Media Matters | State Budget | State Capitol | Transparency

HARTFORD, CT — After a few tense days of back-and-forth negotiations, the nonprofit Connecticut Public Affairs Network (CPAN) said it will cease operations of the Connecticut Television Network at 5 p.m. Friday.

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November 1, 2017

The Cameras Will Keep Rolling As Negotiations Over CT-N Continue

by Christine Stuart | Nov 1, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Media Matters | State Budget | State Capitol | Transparency

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The cameras of the Connecticut Television Network weren’t turned off at midnight. But the future of the network still remained unclear Wednesday as negotiations over how to run the public access channel continued.

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August 28, 2017

Debate Over Prescription Drug Pricing Moves To States

by Christine Stuart | Aug 28, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | Legal | Nonprofits | Transparency | White House

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — With Congress mostly paralyzed, the debate over how to lower prescription drug prices is moving to the states.

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July 24, 2017

House Sends Labor Agreement to Senate

by Christine Stuart | Jul 24, 2017 8:53pm
Posted to: Labor | Legal | State Budget | Special Session | Pensions | State Capitol | Transparency

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The House voted 78 to 72, mostly along party lines, in favor of the agreement the Malloy administration reached with a coalition of state labor unions.

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Bridgeport Police Aren’t Cooperating; Captain Says It’s A ‘Misunderstanding’

by Jack Kramer | Jul 24, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Law Enforcement | Public Safety | Transparency | Bridgeport

Courtesy of the Bridgeport Police Facebook page A group that is charged with monitoring whether police departments in the state profile minorities disproportionately when making traffic stops has no idea if Bridgeport Police are complying with the law.

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