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March 30, 2018

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Esty Issues Apology; Blumenthal Opposes VA Privatization

by Christine Stuart and Peter Urban | Mar 30, 2018 1:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Congress | 5th CD | DC News Junkie | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Iraq at Home | Public Health | Veterans Affairs | Newington | West Haven

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U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty issued an apology Thursday for failing to act sooner in 2016 when Tony Baker, her former chief of staff, was accused of harassing, threatening, and punching a female former staffer, Hearst reported Thursday.

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February 21, 2018

Republicans Take Debate Stage With Gun Control In Headlines

by Jack Kramer | Feb 21, 2018 10:58pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | West Haven

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WEST HAVEN, CT — Eight Republican gubernatorial candidates debated many issues, including guns in schools, before a friendly, supportive crowd in a jam-packed Notre Dame High School auditorium on Wednesday.

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February 20, 2018

Republican Candidates Debate Before Debate

by Christine Stuart | Feb 20, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | West Haven

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT —The debate over which candidates should be on stage Wednesday for the third Republican gubernatorial debate has already begun.

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December 8, 2017

West Haven, Hartford Would Qualify For Assistance

by Christine Stuart | Dec 8, 2017 1:38pm
Posted to: Town News | Hartford | West Haven | Labor | Legal

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The newly formed Municipal Accountability Review Board, which will be in charge of helping extremely distressed municipalities like West Haven and Hartford get their finances under control, met for the first time Friday.

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October 27, 2017

OP-ED | Why You Should Vote in the Municipal Elections

by Susan Bigelow | Oct 27, 2017 8:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Civil Liberties | Election 2017 | Town News | Essex | Groton | Lyme | West Haven | Opinion

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Local elections are here. You noticed, right? Of course you did.

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January 3, 2017

West Haven Lawmaker Resigns To Take State Job

by Christine Stuart | Jan 3, 2017 3:56pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | West Haven

Christine Stuart photo A veteran West Haven lawmaker for the past 26 years won’t take the oath of office Wednesday when the legislature convenes for the first day of the 2017 session.

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December 9, 2016

Connecticut Mosque Receives Threatening Mail

by Christine Stuart | Dec 9, 2016 1:47am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Election 2016 | Religion | West Haven

CTNewsJunkie file photo The Connecticut Council on American-Islamic Relations is as asking police to step up patrols of local mosques after the Islamic Center of New Haven received a threatening letter.

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August 9, 2016

Working Families Party Claims Victory In Handful of Tuesday Primaries

by Staff Report | Aug 9, 2016 10:53pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Bridgeport | Bristol | Hamden | New Britain | West Haven

Max Moran photo There were local issues at play in each of the 12 legislative primaries throughout the state Tuesday, but it looks as if Hamden Democrat Josh Elliott pulled off a victory against Hamden Council President Jim Pascarella, while Sens. Marilyn Moore and Terry Gerratana each held onto their seats.

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July 25, 2016

Voters In Some Towns Headed To The Polls For Primaries Aug. 9

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | Jul 25, 2016 12:00pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Election Policy | Town News | Bridgeport | Hamden | New Britain | New London | Shelton | Stamford | West Haven

shutterstock There is no statewide primary in Connecticut this year, but there are 16 Democratic and Republican primaries coming up on Aug. 9, including 12 legislative primaries, two for probate judge, and two registrar of voters.

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July 8, 2016

OP-ED | Sleepy Summer Primaries in Connecticut Test Voter Resolve

by Susan Bigelow | Jul 8, 2016 10:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Local Politics | Opinion | Bridgeport | Bristol | Hamden | Litchfield | New London | Stamford | West Haven | Winsted

I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.

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