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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 12:00pm

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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April 19, 2017

Visconti Enters Race For Governor, And Will Bypass Republican Nomination Convention

by Jack Kramer | April 19, 2017 1:59pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Another day, another Republican candidate for governor.

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April 18, 2017

Education, Municipal Officials Lobby Hard Against Teacher Pension Shift

by Christine Stuart | April 18, 2017 2:36pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie WEST HARTFORD, CT — The largest teacher union and the largest municipal lobbying group joined forces this week to pay for a poll to show lawmakers that shifting the cost of the teachers retirement system to cities and towns is unpopular.

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January 5, 2017

OP-ED | The State of the State: Get Ready for Another Brutal Year

by Susan Bigelow | January 5, 2017 6:30pm

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Well, we knew it wasn’t going to be a sunny, positive, or inspirational speech. The only thing to recommend Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s seventh State of the State address is that his budget speech, to be delivered next month, will be a lot worse.

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November 28, 2016

Bye Steps Aside As Co-Chair of Appropriations Committee

by Christine Stuart | November 28, 2016 7:03pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo The West Hartford Senator who lobbied Democratic leadership to chair one of the most powerful committees in the General Assembly told Senate President Martin Looney that she’s stepping down to help her wife battle cancer.

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November 2, 2016

Record Number of Voters Register In Connecticut; Officials Say They Are Prepared

by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2016 2:00pm

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT — In 2010, Bridgeport ran out of ballots. And in 2014 Hartford voters at some polling places were unable to vote first thing in the morning because the official voter check lists had not been delivered on time.

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October 7, 2016

OP-ED | John Larson’s Tunnel Needs to Happen

by Susan Bigelow | October 7, 2016 10:00am

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Just when we all thought the grand idea of burying I-84 in Hartford had been scuttled by the penny-pinching DOT, along comes U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-1st District, with an ambitious plan to build an even bigger tunnel that buries both interstates and extends into East Hartford, all with federal dollars.

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August 30, 2016

State Touts Increase In CTfastrak Ridership (w/Chart)

by Christine Stuart | August 30, 2016 2:21pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated Thursday, 2 p.m.) Ridership on the 9.4-mile dedicated busway between New Britain and Hartford has reached another milestone. According to state officials, it has carried over four million riders since its launch on March 28, 2015.

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August 24, 2016

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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April 26, 2016

Connecticut Primary Voters Don’t Let Rain Keep Them From The Polls

by Steve Majerus-Collins | April 26, 2016 12:49pm

Steve Majerus-Collins photo Connecticut primary voters didn’t let this morning’s cold rain keep them away from the polls.

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