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Election 2017

October 27, 2017

OP-ED | Why You Should Vote in the Municipal Elections

by Susan Bigelow | Oct 27, 2017 8:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Civil Liberties | Election 2017 | Town News | Essex | Groton | Lyme | West Haven | Opinion

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Local elections are here. You noticed, right? Of course you did.

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October 11, 2017

Election Season Has Arrived! Vote.CTNewsJunkie.com Is Here For You

by Doug Hardy | Oct 11, 2017 2:00pm
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2017 | Town News | Local Politics | Media Matters

shutterstock November 7 is approaching fast and Vote.CTNewsJunkie.com, our Voter Guide & Candidate Questionnaire site, is back for a second time to help you navigate your local elections.

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September 28, 2017

Local Elected Officials Urge Veto Override

by Christine Stuart | Sep 28, 2017 5:20pm
Posted to: Election 2017 | Town News | Local Politics | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Taxes | State Capitol

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Local elected officials from small towns across Connecticut are urging the General Assembly to override Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget veto because they say the executive order will have dire consequences for their communities.

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September 22, 2017

OP-ED | Soaking The Weekenders and the Dan Drew Follies

by Terry Cowgill | Sep 22, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Campaign Finance | Election 2017 | Election Policy | State Budget | Taxes | Middletown | Salisbury

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Trying to predict the end of Connecticut’s budget crisis is akin to guessing the denouement of a cinematic thriller you know nothing about. A handful of renegade Democrats have joined Republicans in the Democratic-controlled General Assembly to pass an alternative GOP budget that Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vowed to veto. Lawmakers will then have to reconvene and try to come up with a bipartisan spending plan that everyone can live with. Machinations are no doubt in the works. It’s enough to make your head spin.

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