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June 21, 2018

Assaults On Staff At One Prison Have Employees On Edge

by Christine Stuart | Jun 21, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Equality | Law Enforcement | Labor | Public Safety | Cheshire

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CHESHIRE, CT — Three recent assaults on staff that the Manson Youth Institution have the unions representing correction officers and teaching staff calling for greater accountability.

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January 12, 2018

Drew, Linehan End Campaign

by Christine Stuart | Jan 12, 2018 2:00pm
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2018 | Cheshire | Middletown | CEP

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Citing fundraising difficulties, Middletown Mayor Dan Drew and his running mate, Cheshire state Rep. Liz Linehan, ended their campaign for governor and lieutenant governor.

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September 6, 2017

Drew Names Freshman State Representative As Running Mate

by Christine Stuart | Sep 6, 2017 11:34am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2018 | Election Policy | Cheshire | Middletown | Southington | Wallingford

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie CHESHIRE, CT — In what could be viewed as an unconventional move, Middletown Mayor Dan Drew, who is running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, announced Wednesday that he was naming a freshman state representative as his running mate.

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November 17, 2016

Democrats Still Hold 79-72 Majority In House After Recounts

by Jack Kramer | Nov 17, 2016 6:25pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Ashford | Cheshire | East Haven | Southington | Tolland

Jack Kramer photo Three recounts in House of Representative races have been completed and, in each case, the one leading after Election Night on Nov. 8 won the race.

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November 9, 2016

Recounts Ordered In Three House Races

by Jack Kramer | Nov 9, 2016 5:18pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Cheshire | East Haven | Southington | Wallingford

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(Updated 10:26 a.m. Thursday)

HARTFORD, CT — The Democrats are still in charge of the Connecticut House of Representatives, but at the moment their majority is much smaller with the loss of eight seats.

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October 27, 2016

House Leader Calls for Campaign Finance Changes As Independent Expenditures Flow

by Christine Stuart | Oct 27, 2016 2:09pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Cheshire

Christine Stuart photo CHESHIRE, CT — Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz said he got up at 6 a.m. Thursday and headed to campaign headquarters in Hartford to figure out what he has to do to change how money is being spent on Connecticut elections.

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August 30, 2016

State Touts Increase In CTfastrak Ridership (w/Chart)

by Christine Stuart | Aug 30, 2016 2:21pm
Posted to: Town News | Bristol | Cheshire | Hartford | Manchester | New Britain | Newington | Plainville | Southington | Waterbury | West Hartford | Transportation

Christine Stuart photo (Updated Thursday, 2 p.m.) Ridership on the 9.4-mile dedicated busway between New Britain and Hartford has reached another milestone. According to state officials, it has carried over four million riders since its launch on March 28, 2015.

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August 26, 2016

Republican Seeks To Leverage Local Experience In Run For Congress

by Max Moran | Aug 26, 2016 1:55pm
Posted to: US Foreign Policy | Congress | 5th CD | Election 2016 | Brookfield | Cheshire | Sherman

CTNewsJunkie file photo The 41 cities and towns in the 5th Congressional District last elected a Republican in 2006, but Sherman First Selectman Clay Cope is hoping to end his party’s losing streak.

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March 15, 2016

Stalled Green Energy Projects May Jolt Legislators

by Steve Majerus-Collins | Mar 15, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | Business | The Economy | Energy | Environment | Jobs | Local Politics | Bethel | Canton | Cheshire

Doug Hardy file photo A handful of Connecticut municipalities are pushing legislators to give them the go-ahead to participate in a green energy program that left them out.

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March 9, 2016

Poll Finds Support For Juvenile Justice Reform

by Christine Stuart | Mar 9, 2016 6:50pm
Posted to: Child Welfare | Poll | State Budget | Cheshire | Middletown

Christine Stuart photo A poll of 500 Connecticut adults found support for moving toward a less restrictive and more rehabilitative system of juvenile justice for youthful offenders.

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