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July 10, 2018

Debate Challenge Issued in Race for Treasurer

by Christine Stuart | Jul 10, 2018 2:22pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Greenwich | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — It’s not easy being on the underticket. So candidates are doing what they can to get some attention.

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July 2, 2018

ICE Protest Shuts Down Main Street, 35 Arrested

by Christine Stuart | Jul 2, 2018 11:03am
Posted to: Immigration | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — With the Mexican border and family separation at the center of the immigration debate, hundreds of protesters blocked the entrance to the federal building where Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has its offices.

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June 21, 2018

OP-ED | The Train to the Future May Yet Stop Here

by Susan Bigelow | Jun 21, 2018 2:58pm
Posted to: Analysis | Economic Development | Jobs | Opinion | Transportation | Rail | Berlin | Enfield | Hartford | New Haven | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector

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I crammed myself aboard an Amtrak train with a few hundred of my closest friends this past weekend, rode down to Meriden to wander around the beautiful new Meriden Green, and then I boarded a standing-room-only CTRail train back to Windsor Locks. The Hartford Line was open at last, travel was free, and people were excited.

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Malloy Warns Against Overriding His Vetoes

by Christine Stuart | Jun 21, 2018 12:17pm
Posted to: Education | Equality | Town News | Hartford | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy suggested Wednesday that any urban Democratic lawmaker that wants to override his veto of a bill that makes changes to the Hartford bailout should “have their heads examined.”

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June 17, 2018

Hartford Line Opens To Large Crowds

by Christine Stuart | Jun 17, 2018 9:28pm
Posted to: Transportation | Rail | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — On its second day of free service, the Hartford Line was asking customers “making discretionary or optional trips” to consider changing their plans to make sure there is room for customers to get home.

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June 14, 2018

Malloy Vetoes Changes To Hartford Bailout, Animal Abuse Registry

by Christine Stuart | Jun 14, 2018 4:57pm
Posted to: Legal | State Budget | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Thursday that would have changed how the state board overseeing Hartford’s finances would have operated.

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June 11, 2018

New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Train Line To Debut

by Jack Kramer | Jun 11, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Jobs | Transportation | Rail | Berlin | Enfield | Hartford | Meriden | New Haven | Newington | North Haven | Wallingford | West Hartford | Windsor | Windsor Locks

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(Updated 11:00 p.m.) HARTFORD, CT — New rail service announcements have become routine as Connecticut’s reliance upon trains has increased over the years, but the debut of the $755 million Hartford Line has brought with it some added buzz.

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June 6, 2018

Hartford Councilwoman Loses Job After Changing Her Party Affiliation

by Christine Stuart | Jun 6, 2018 12:57pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — A Hartford City Councilor was informed by Hartford Clerk John Bazzano that she had resigned her position on the City Council when she switched her party affiliation in January.

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May 31, 2018

Bump Stock Ban Signed Into Law, But Ghost Guns Will Have To Wait

by Jack Kramer | May 31, 2018 1:35pm
Posted to: Law Enforcement | Public Safety | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — Gun control advocates spent as much time Thursday talking about a law that didn’t pass as they did about the one that did during a bill-signing ceremony with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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May 25, 2018

Ganim Makes A Pitch To Hartford’s Forgotten

by Christine Stuart | May 25, 2018 12:59am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — “A whole bunch of people got together and they didn’t want me to run,” Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim explains to a group of men hanging out on Park Street.

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