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January 6, 2016

Lawmaker Uncertain About Challenging FAA On Drone Regulations

by Christine Stuart | January 6, 2016 6:30am

shutterstock Last month the Federal Aviation Administration announced new requirements for drone registration and made a bold statement about its authority, but it’s unclear if Connecticut lawmakers will challenge the federal government when it comes to regulating unmanned flight.

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September 30, 2015

Malloy’s Emergency Budget Cuts Face Growing Bipartisan Opposition

by Elizabeth Regan | September 30, 2015 3:41pm

Elizabeth Regan Calls for a special session to address Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to make $103 million in emergency budget cuts were renewed Wednesday by a leading Democrat on the legislature’s Human Services Committee.

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March 7, 2014

Consumer Protection Commissioner Says West Haven Marijuana Grower Can Proceed

by Hugh McQuaid & Brian McCready | March 7, 2014 7:30pm

HUGH MCQUAID FILE PHOTO The Consumer Protection Department will not revoke the marijuana growers license of a Fairfield company whose manager failed to disclose that he had a similar permit revoked in Boulder, Colo. two years ago.

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March 6, 2014

Consumer Protection Commissioner ‘Disturbed’ By Allegations Against Marijuana Grower

by Brian McCready | March 6, 2014 6:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo Consumer Protection Commissioner William Rubenstein said Wednesday he is “very disturbed about what is alleged” against the manager of a company selected by the state to grow medical marijuana in West Haven.

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January 28, 2014

State Gives Green Light To Four Medical Marijuana Growers

by Hugh McQuaid | January 28, 2014 4:16pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo The state will allow four companies to grow marijuana at facilities in West Haven, Portland, Simsbury, and Watertown. The facilities will produce the cannabis to be sold to patients certified to use medical marijuana.

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November 1, 2013

OP-ED | Groundhogging Connecticut’s Election

by Jason Paul | November 1, 2013 1:34pm

Tuesday is Election Day and voters in a majority of the state’s towns will be going to the polls to decide who will run their town government.

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October 14, 2013

When Will Shutdown Situation Get Critical for Connecticut? Nov. 1

by Christine Stuart | October 14, 2013 4:54pm

Christine Stuart photo It’s unclear exactly how many Connecticut residents are out of work or are missing paychecks as a result of the federal government shutdown, but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday that things will start to get more critical for the state on Nov. 1.

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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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