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November 7, 2017

Connecticut Voters Produce Some Surprises As Election 2017 Comes to a Close

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | November 7, 2017 10:46pm

Special to CTNewsJunkie / Brian Koonz for the Valley Independent Sentinel Change was in the air for many districts in Connecticut Tuesday and both major parties were celebrating some local victories as results started coming in. But as the evening wore on, it became clear that Democrats were picking up seats and gaining control of councils and school boards in a lot of Republican towns, mirroring similar gains being reported in other states.

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July 21, 2017

Follow Up Study Narrows Racial Profiling In Traffic Stops to 18 Police Officers

by Jack Kramer | July 21, 2017 11:00am

ART OLYMPIC VIA SHUTTERSTOCK HARTFORD, CT — Eighteen police officers were identified as being statistically more likely to stop minority motorists in nine municipal police departments and the state police barracks in Hartford, according to a report compiled by the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy.

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November 8, 2016

Voters Stream Into Polls With Wide Range of Feelings; Some Want ‘Revolution’ and Others Temperament

by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2016 8:14pm

Douglas Healey for CTNewsJunkie Voters did not sit out what has been called one of the most contentious, strange, nasty, bizarre, and divisive elections in modern history. They voted in large numbers in cities and towns throughout Connecticut.

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April 28, 2016

Senate Tables Debate On Increasing Minimum Wage To $12 An Hour By 2020

by Christine Stuart | April 28, 2016 8:48pm

Christine Stuart photo In an unexpected move, the state Senate raised and then tabled debate on a bill that calls for an increase in the state’s minimum wage from its current $9.60 an hour to $12 an hour by Jan. 1, 2020.

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March 7, 2016

OP-ED | The Land of Steady Habits Is Maxed Out

by Timothy Herbst | March 7, 2016 5:30am

The same-old, one-size fits all approach to governing has landed our state in a perennial black hole of fiscal recklessness.

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October 30, 2015

OP-ED | Election 2015: What to Watch for on Election Night

by Susan Bigelow | October 30, 2015 10:00am

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Yes, the time of year when election signs are plastered all over town is just about over. Municipal elections are finally here! What should we be watching for on election night 2015?

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September 23, 2015

Bond Commission Gets Close To Malloy’s Self-Imposed Cap

by Christine Stuart | September 23, 2015 10:53am

CTNJ file photo The state Bond Commission is poised to put another $93.7 million on the state credit card next week when it meets to approve a number of projects. The borrowing will bring it within $8.7 million of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s self-imposed, $2.5 billion bond cap for the year.

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March 25, 2015

OP-ED | It is Time to Place the Public Good Ahead of the Privileged Few

by Timothy Herbst | March 25, 2015 2:00pm

Connecticut residents have weathered their fair share of corruption in government, and as a result hold a certain amount of healthy skepticism for those who hold public office. This is why I am deeply troubled by efforts being undertaken by some elected officials in Bridgeport and Hartford to obfuscate legislation that would prevent a privileged few from financially benefiting from their elected office.

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December 19, 2014

DiNardo Ends 10-Year Tenure as Democratic Party Chair

by Hugh McQuaid | December 19, 2014 3:00pm

CTNJ file photo Nancy DiNardo, the long-time chairwoman of the state Democratic Party, will not return to the position next year and will instead run for the party’s vice chair position. DiNardo has endorsed Vice Chair Nick Balletto to succeed her.

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October 7, 2014

Nappier Won’t Attend Debate

by Staff Report | October 7, 2014 10:39am

Hugh McQuaid file photo State Treasurer Denise Nappier won’t be attending the one and only scheduled debate in the race for state treasurer Tuesday night.

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