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April 16, 2014

The Rowlands’ Political Paper Trail Includes Republicans & Democrats

by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2014 5:29am

Douglas Healey photo Campaign finance records show that in the years following his incarceration, former Gov. John G. Rowland and his wife, Patricia, made several donations to both Democratic and Republican candidates and town committees.

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March 20, 2014

Does Hospital Conversion Bill Go Too Far?

by Christine Stuart | March 20, 2014 12:24pm

Courtesy of the Senate Democratic caucus Lawmakers are struggling with the idea of allowing a private for-profit company to purchase nonprofit community hospitals in the state.

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January 29, 2014

Foley Focuses On Cities In Making Run For Governor Official

by Christine Stuart | January 29, 2014 6:46pm

Christine Stuart photo Republican Tom Foley chose a V.F.W. Hall in Waterbury on Wednesday to make his second bid for governor official.

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December 4, 2013

Committee Hears Pros & Cons of For-Profit vs. Nonprofit Hospitals

by Christine Stuart | December 4, 2013 6:30am

Christine Stuart photo Tempers flared at the end of the this year’s legislative session over a bill that would have made it easier for a private, for-profit hospital company to purchase physician practices from a nonprofit hospital that it planned to take over.

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December 2, 2013

McKinney Endorses Greenberg, Who Doesn’t Return The Favor

by Christine Stuart | December 2, 2013 6:16pm

Christine Stuart photo Senate Republican leader John McKinney endorsed Mark Greenberg’s congressional bid Monday, but Greenberg didn’t return the favor.

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November 18, 2013

In Flurry of Last-Minute Activity, Marijuana Growers & Distributors Submit License Applications

by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2013 11:26am

istockphoto Friday was a busy day at the state Department of Consumer Protection — it was the final day to submit applications to become a licensed medical marijuana grower or seller in Connecticut. Of the 42 submitted applications, 39 arrived on Friday, including 16 for grower licenses and 26 to open a dispensary.

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October 7, 2013

OP-ED | Children’s Education Shouldn’t Come Down to Chance

by Jennifer Alexander | October 7, 2013 7:06pm

Whether it’s in Bridgeport, Bristol, or Brooklyn, budget cuts and teacher layoffs are an unwelcome prospect but sometimes an unavoidable reality. The manner in which school districts choose which teachers to let go is often decided long in advance, during collective bargaining negotiations.

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September 12, 2013

Slave Who Died in 1798 Finally Gets Proper Burial

by CTNewsjunkie Staff | September 12, 2013 2:25pm

Christine Stuart photo He waited 215 years for a proper burial, but a slave named Mr. Fortune finally got the respect he deserved Thursday when his bones were laid in repose at the state Capitol.

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July 26, 2013

Funding for Long Awaited Transportation Projects Approved

by Christine Stuart | July 26, 2013 3:05pm

Christine Stuart photo The state Bond Commission approved $537 million in borrowing to finance a series of road construction and maintenance projects, including repaving 250 miles of state highway.

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July 18, 2013

OP-ED | L’Affaire Vanguard: The Healthcare Governor Stumbles

by Terry D. Cowgill | July 18, 2013 1:59pm

Not long after Dannel Malloy was sworn in as Connecticut’s 88th governor two-and-a-half years ago, he became extraordinarily active on the healthcare front. Perhaps just as President George H.W. Bush wanted to be “the education president,” so too did Malloy want to be the healthcare governor?

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