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April 12, 2018

Hartford Democrat Apologizes For ‘I Need A Stand With White Men Pin’ Comment

by Christine Stuart | Apr 12, 2018 4:43pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Ethics | State Capitol | Hartford | Wethersfield

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HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 10 p.m.) A lobbyist for Planned Parenthood of Southern New England is calling out state Sen. John Fonfara over a comment he made Wednesday in the halls of the state Capitol, forcing the Hartford Democrat to issue a written apology and to offer to schedule a community conversation to make amends.

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December 12, 2017

Doyle Explores Run For Attorney General

by Christine Stuart | Dec 12, 2017 11:25am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Wethersfield

ctnewsjunkie file photo Sen. Paul Doyle, one of three Democratic state Senators to surprise his colleagues and vote for a Republican budget this past September, announced Tuesday that he’s exploring a run for attorney general.

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November 10, 2017

West Hartford Attorney Named First Independent Consumer Advocate for the MDC

by Doug Hardy | Nov 10, 2017 3:09am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Economic Development | Environment | Jobs | Public Health | Weather | Bloomfield | East Granby | East Hartford | Farmington | Glastonbury | Hartford | Newington | Rocky Hill | South Windsor | West Hartford | Wethersfield | Windsor

doug hardy / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — David Silverstone, a 71-year-old West Hartford attorney, came out of semi-retirement to represent customers of the Metropolitan District Commission, the Hartford region’s water and sewer authority.

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November 9, 2017

As Police Departments Are Identified For Traffic Stop Disparities, Chiefs Push Back

by Christine Stuart | Nov 9, 2017 3:28pm
Posted to: Public Safety | Transportation | DMV | Berlin | Meriden | Monroe | Norwich | Ridgefield | Wethersfield

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is pushing back with its own academic research against the third annual report to the Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Advisory Board.

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February 16, 2017

Senator Intercepts Valentine’s Day Message

by Christine Stuart | Feb 16, 2017 11:29am
Posted to: Equality | Ethics | Health Care | Immigration | Insurance | Housing | Jobs | Labor | Public Health | Public Safety | State Budget | Taxes | Wethersfield

ctnewsjunkie WETHERSFIELD, CT—Good jobs, universal access to public education, and ethnic, racial and gender justice are just a few of the things a handful of advocates were asking Sen. Paul Doyle to support Wednesday.

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January 7, 2016

DMV Commissioner Apologizes To Motorists

by Christine Stuart | Jan 7, 2016 5:18pm
Posted to: Insurance | Transparency | Transportation | Wethersfield

CT-N screengrab The Department of Motor Vehicles won’t be sharing its insurance suspension information with law enforcement until it can clean up its backlog.

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February 3, 2014

Malloy Joins Lawmakers In Reaching Out To Senior Citizens Through The Budget

by Hugh McQuaid | Feb 3, 2014 5:03pm
Posted to: Housing | Wethersfield

Hugh McQuaid Photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed Monday to remove the cap on a rental assistance program for elderly or disabled residents and to allow new participants into the program for the first time since last year.

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November 8, 2013

ANALYSIS | Election 2013 Roundup: What We Learned

by Susan Bigelow | Nov 8, 2013 6:30am
Posted to: Election 2013 | Opinion | East Haven | New Britain | Torrington | Wethersfield

Election Day has come and gone, and the 2013 municipal elections are in the books at last. So what did we learn?

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October 7, 2013

Larson Defends The Affordable Care Act, Tea Party Confronts

by Christine Stuart | Oct 7, 2013 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | Health Care | White House | Wethersfield

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Rep. John Larson came to the Wethersfield Library to talk to his constituents Sunday about the federal government shutdown, but instead he spent most of his time defending the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

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August 23, 2012

Bragging Rights Go To The Dems, But Everyone Wins At Charity Softball Game

by Christine Stuart | Aug 23, 2012 11:17pm
Posted to: Town News | Wethersfield

The Young Democrats trounced the Young Republicans 22-13 Thursday evening in the 2nd annual charity softball game at Fusco Field in Wethersfield.

—More photos are here and here.

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