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January 30, 2019

OP-ED | Keeping an Eye on Regionalization, Charter Schools, and Other Education Issues

by Barth Keck | Jan 30, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Campaign Finance | Education | Election 2016 | Election 2017 | Election 2018 | Opinion | State Capitol | Danbury | Hartford | New Haven | Norwalk

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Another year, another wave of proposed laws. As a teacher, I’m always interested in how new laws might affect schools. Two specific proposals caught my eye.

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January 28, 2019

DPH Fines Nursing Homes For Lapses In Care; Two Cases Involved Deaths

by Kate Farrish | Jan 28, 2019 12:00pm
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Health Care | Public Health | Disability Care | Elderly Care | Public Safety | Branford | Bridgeport | Danbury | Waterbury | Waterford | Watertown

Six nursing homes have been cited by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) for lapses in care, including two cases in which residents died.

The Connecticut Health Investigative Team has more

October 31, 2018

Midwives Could Be Key To Reversing Maternal Mortality Trends

by Elizabeth Heubeck | Oct 31, 2018 12:06pm
Posted to: Health Care | Danbury

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The Connecticut Childbirth & Women’s Center in Danbury is a 50-minute drive from Evelyn DeGraf’s home in Westchester. Pregnant with her second child, the 37-year-old didn’t hesitate to make the drive—she wanted her birth to be attended by a midwife, not a doctor.

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September 11, 2018

Danbury Faction Asks To Keep 13 Endorsements

by Christine Stuart | Sep 11, 2018 2:21pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Danbury | Waterbury

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HARTFORD, CT — Thirteen candidates who were endorsed by the Danbury faction of the Independent Party are appealing a judge’s decision in an effort to get their names onto the ballot.

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August 22, 2018

Waterbury Faction of the Independent Party Prevails In Court

by Christine Stuart | Aug 22, 2018 11:08pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Danbury | Waterbury

HARTFORD, CT — A Superior Court judge decided late Wednesday that the Waterbury faction of the Independent Party and the bylaws it filed in 2010 should prevail in any intra-party dispute. That gives the Waterbury group under the leadership of Mike Telesca and Rocco Frank control of the statewide ballot line for the 2018 election.

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May 24, 2018

OP-ED | The Trump Factor: Will It Affect the GOP Gubernatorial Race?

by Barth Keck | May 24, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | The Economy | Election 2018 | Opinion | State Budget | White House | Danbury | Trumbull | Westport

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As the state’s voters know, Connecticut is not exactly a Republican stronghold.

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March 28, 2018

Boughton Offers Glimpse Into His Medical History, Brain Surgery

by Parker Fiske | Mar 28, 2018 3:56pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Danbury | Rocky Hill

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ROCKY HILL, CT — A few missed doses of his anti-seizure medication caused Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s to collapse and seize a few weeks ago. That’s according to his doctors.

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January 16, 2018

Malloy Seeks To Elevate Acting Veterans Affairs Commissioner

by Christine Stuart | Jan 16, 2018 1:32pm
Posted to: Veterans Affairs | Danbury

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HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday nominated a former assistant attorney general and major in the U.S. Army Reserves to head the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs.

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January 10, 2018

Boughton Makes It Official After Reaching Fundraising Threshold

by Christine Stuart | Jan 10, 2018 6:29am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2014 | Election 2018 | Danbury | CEP

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DANBURY, CT — This time is different for Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton.

The nine-term mayor who just had brain surgery this summer has raised the money he needs to qualify for public financing.

In 2014, Boughton fell short of the support he needed from inside the Republican Party to get on the primary ballot.

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November 15, 2017

Danbury Lawmaker Says Restore CT-N or Get Rid of It

by Christine Stuart | Nov 15, 2017 4:30pm
Posted to: Media Matters | Danbury | Hartford

screen grab HARTFORD, CT — After the House adjourned the longest special session in history, Rep. Bob Godfrey, D-Danbury, stood up and called the recent issues with the legislature’s television network “fraudulent.”

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