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November 8, 2016

Voters Stream Into Polls With Wide Range of Feelings; Some Want ‘Revolution’ and Others Temperament

by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2016 8:14pm

Douglas Healey for CTNewsJunkie Voters did not sit out what has been called one of the most contentious, strange, nasty, bizarre, and divisive elections in modern history. They voted in large numbers in cities and towns throughout Connecticut.

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November 7, 2016

Clinton, Trump Supporters Head To Battleground States

by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2016 3:30am

Christine Stuart photo WINDSOR, CT — Connecticut supporters of both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are heading north to New Hampshire to support their candidates.

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July 26, 2016

Connecticut Delegates Say Platform Will Help Unite Party

by Christine Stuart | July 26, 2016 11:10am

Courtesy of Nancy DiNardo Connecticut delegates supporting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said they are happy with what is being touted as the “most progressive” Democratic Party platform in history.

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April 14, 2016

Public Officials Get First Glimpse of Amazon

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2016 12:08pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and local elected officials got their first glimpse Thursday at New England’s first Amazon fulfillment center.

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February 18, 2016

Nursing Home Employees Still Waiting For Promised Raises

by Christine Stuart | February 18, 2016 1:58pm

Contributed photo Lawmakers were surprised to learn this week that the $13 million increase in nursing home funds approved last June has yet to be dispersed to about 230 nursing homes.

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February 10, 2016

New Coalition Will Lobby For Tax Increase, Equality

by Christine Stuart | February 10, 2016 4:28pm

Christine Stuart photo A new coalition of labor, community and civil rights groups said they don’t accept the premise of the new economic reality Gov. Dannel P. Malloy laid out in his State of the State address one week ago.

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September 3, 2015

Special Interest Group Sends Mailing To Thank Lawmaker For Charter Funding

by Christine Stuart | September 3, 2015 4:30am

State Rep. Brandon McGee, D-Hartford, is being thanked with a glossy mailer from a special interest group that has spent more than $1.1 million this year lobbying lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to make sure two new charter schools were included in the state budget.

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July 17, 2015

OP-ED | When Democracy Fails: Why Budget Referendums and Town Meetings Don’t Work

by Susan Bigelow | July 17, 2015 8:00am

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I winced when I saw the headline about Windsor voters rejecting their town’s budget for the fourth time. Turnout for a referendum that will likely cause layoffs and school cuts was an appallingly low 20 percent.

This can’t go on.

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July 6, 2015

Discussion on ‘Prison Gerrymandering’ Set for Tuesday in Windsor

by Luke Foster | July 6, 2015 4:30am

prisonpolicy.org Counting prisoners as residents of the city where they are incarcerated instead of where they actually live creates inaccurate legislative representation, and one organization is trying to raise awareness of the issue in Connecticut.

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May 4, 2015

New England States Unite for Five-Day Speeding Crackdown

by Elizabeth Regan | May 4, 2015 2:37pm

Elizabeth Regan Connecticut State Police joined troopers from throughout New England on Monday as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off a 5-day regional speeding crackdown at a commuter parking lot in Windsor.

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