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May 24, 2018

New Park Program Has Madison Officials Concerned About Traffic Problems

by Jack Kramer | May 24, 2018 4:06pm
Posted to: Environment | Town News | Madison | Public Safety | State Capitol | Transportation

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MADISON, CT —State officials and environmentalists Thursday were celebrating the recently approved Passport to Parks program that allows free parking at Connecticut beaches and parks, but it has some local officials worried about summer traffic jams.

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April 10, 2018

One Democrat, Two Republicans Want Kennedy’s Seat

by Jack Kramer | Apr 10, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Branford | Durham | Guilford | Killingworth | Madison

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BRANFORD, CT — A few weeks after Ted Kennedy, Jr. surprised many by announcing he wouldn’t be seeking re-election to the 12th Senate district seat, one Democrat and two Republicans have expressed interest in replacing him.

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February 26, 2018

Park Supporters Wary of Budget Language

by Jack Kramer | Feb 26, 2018 12:30pm
Posted to: Environment | State Budget | Madison

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HARTFORD, CT—Advocates for the recently approved Passport to the Parks program, which charges residents a $10 fee and gives them free parking at state parks and beaches, want to make sure the money is being used appropriately.

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January 18, 2018

Voting Record, Party Affiliation Becomes An Issue In Republican Contest

by Jack Kramer | Jan 18, 2018 4:30pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Madison

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT— The voting record - or rather lack of - might be an issue for one of the Republican candidates for governor.

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October 30, 2017

State Parks May Get Dedicated Funding Stream

by Jack Kramer | Oct 30, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Environment | State Budget | Madison

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT - Supporters of Connecticut state parks are celebrating the inclusion of the Passport to the Parks program in the bipartisan state budget approved overwhelmingly last week in the House and Senate.

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October 5, 2017

Shoreline Republicans Renew Push For Veto Override

by Jack Kramer | Oct 5, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Special Session | Branford | Guilford | Madison

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie GUILFORD, CT — Republicans from the Connecticut shoreline are trying to resurrect an effort to override the governor’s veto of the two-year, $40.7 billion budget that was passed in September. The effort comes despite an assertion from the Democratic Speaker of the House that he wouldn’t be raising the override for a vote again.

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October 25, 2016

Republican Chairman: Democratic Candidate Is Violating Election Law By Using Trump

by Christine Stuart | Oct 25, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Groton | Madison

Photo of the mailer Connecticut Republican Party Chairman JR Romano is accusing, in an election complaint, a Democratic state Senate candidate of violating clean election laws by likening his Republican opponent to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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September 1, 2016

Murphy Connects To Constituents While Walking Across Connecticut

by Jack Kramer | Sep 1, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | Town News | Branford | East Haven | Guilford | Madison | New Haven

Jack Kramer photo U.S. Senator Chris Murphy says he would understand if his fellow senators believe “he might be getting a little showy.”

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August 10, 2016

Election Regulators Experience Backlog As Funding Disappears

by Christine Stuart | Aug 10, 2016 4:17pm
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2014 | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Legal | Local Politics | State Budget | Transparency | Branford | Durham | Guilford | Killingworth | Madison | North Branford

New Haven Register file photo (Updated 7:51 p.m.) When Tom Banisch filed an election complaint against Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr.’s campaign on Oct. 27, 2014, Banisch, then the Madison RTC chairman, expected that the matter would be settled before the 2016 election.

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June 28, 2016

In Rematch, Incumbent Promises Not To Abuse Spirit of Clean Election Law

by Jack Kramer | Jun 28, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Election 2016 | Branford | Guilford | Madison

Jack Kramer photo The race for the 12th District State Senate seat will be a rematch, but according to the incumbent it won’t involve as much money as it did in 2014.

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