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January 3, 2017

West Haven Lawmaker Resigns To Take State Job

by Christine Stuart | January 3, 2017 2:56pm

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 | December 9, 2016 12:47am

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 | August 9, 2016 9:53pm

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 | July 25, 2016 11:00am

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 | July 8, 2016 9:00am

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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January 6, 2016

Lawmaker Uncertain About Challenging FAA On Drone Regulations

by Christine Stuart | January 6, 2016 5:30am

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 2:41pm

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 6:30pm

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 5:30am

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 3:16pm

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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