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July 3, 2018

Animal Lovers Plead With Guilford Officials to Spare Dog’s Life

by Jack Kramer | Jul 3, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Guilford

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GUILFORD, CT — A group of dog lovers made a passionate pitch Monday to try and prevent an 8-year-old, 70 pound pit bull mix from being euthanized.

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June 29, 2018

Keeping Score

by Peter Urban | Jun 29, 2018 2:20pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Congress | DC News Junkie | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Energy | Environment | Federal Budget | Immigration | Jobs | Manufacturing | Military Spending | National Security | Veterans Affairs

June 26, 2018

Physicians Board Refuses To Add Opioid Use Disorder To Medical Marijuana Program

by Jack Kramer | Jun 26, 2018 10:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Health Care | Insurance | Public Health

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HARTFORD, CT—The Board of Physicians Monday voted not to add opioid use disorder and opiate withdrawal to the list of conditions eligible for medical marijuana in Connecticut.

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Keeping Score

by Peter Urban | Jun 26, 2018 12:25am
Posted to: Agriculture | Congress | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Military Spending | National Security | White House

May 24, 2018

DeLauro Again Raises Safety Concerns over Chinese Chicken

by Peter Urban | May 24, 2018 10:52pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Business | Congress | DC News Junkie | Public Health | White House

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U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro this week urged Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to walk away from plans to allow poultry raised in China to be imported to the United States.

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May 11, 2018

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Team 26 Returns to Capitol

by Peter Urban | May 11, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | US Foreign Policy | Civil Liberties | Congress | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Military Spending | National Security | White House | Newtown | Manufacturing Sector

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Monte Frank and the rest of Team 26 rolled up to the U.S. Capitol this week, completing an annual 400-mile cycling trek to memorialize the twenty children and six educators killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012.

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May 7, 2018

Deal Cut to Move Constitutional Amendment On State Land To House

by Jack Kramer | May 7, 2018 2:05pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Economic Development | Environment | State Capitol | Transparency

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HARTFORD, CT — After tabling debate on the bill this weekend, the Senate passed a bill Monday proposing a constitutional amendment to protect state lands from being sold or given away without public input.

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May 6, 2018

Pot Proponents Make One Last Pitch

by Jack Kramer | May 6, 2018 4:20pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Legal | Taxes | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT — With the end of the legislative session fast approaching the House and Senate have plenty of bills on their calendars, but legalizing recreational marijuana apparently isn’t one of them.

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May 1, 2018

State Water Plan Stalled Over ‘Public Trust’

by Bhumika Choudhary | May 1, 2018 2:00pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Consumer Protection | Environment | Public Health | State Capitol | Weather

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HARTFORD, CT — Calls for water to be a “public trust” in the first-ever state water plan are receiving new scrutiny from Connecticut’s water companies, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is letting them know he’s not budging on the language.

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April 17, 2018

Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Program Continues To Grow

by Jack Kramer | Apr 17, 2018 10:29am
Posted to: Agriculture | Business | Health Care | Jobs | Legal

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HARTFORD, CT — One sign of the success of the state’s medical marijuana program is the scores of businesses who want to be part of it.

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