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July 11, 2018

New Britain Mayor Lags In Fundraising For Lieutenant Governor Race

by Christine Stuart | Jul 11, 2018 5:10pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Britain

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HARTFORD, CT — New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart, who was able to raise more than $100,000 in her run for governor, has fallen behind her Republican competitors in fundraising for her lieutenant governor campaign.

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July 2, 2018

From Tool Manufacturing Hub To Data Center

by Christine Stuart | Jul 2, 2018 3:54pm
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie | The Economy | New Britain

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NEW BRITAIN, CT —  An old dilapidated Stanley, Black & Decker factory in downtown New Britain is in the midst of being transformed into a high-performance computing and data center for the 21st Century.

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May 24, 2018

Big Pharma Asks Court To Dismiss Cities’ Opioid Lawsuits

by Jack Kramer | May 24, 2018 5:29am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Courts | Health Care | Legal | Public Health | Bridgeport | New Britain | New Haven | Waterbury

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HARTFORD, CT — Lawyers for pharmaceutical opioid distributors are asking the court to throw out lawsuits filed by Connecticut cities accusing the companies of indirectly shipping “suspicious” quantities of opioids.

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May 11, 2018

Stewart Drops Down to LG Race

by Christine Stuart | May 11, 2018 2:19pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Britain

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LEDYARD, CT — New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart announced at the start of the two-day Republican convention that she’s dropping her bid for governor and dropping down to the lieutenant governor race.

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April 24, 2018

Stewart Teams Up With Tesei

by Jack Kramer | Apr 24, 2018 12:25pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Greenwich | New Britain

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HARTFORD, CT—While introducing her running mate Tuesday, New Britain Mayor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Erin Stewart let it slip that she, herself, has been wooed by a number of gubernatorial candidates to be their number two.

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March 19, 2018

New Britain Mayor Makes Gubernatorial Run Official

by Jack Kramer | Mar 19, 2018 1:27pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Britain

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NEW BRITAIN, CT—Using her alma mater as her backdrop, New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart announced Monday at Central Connecticut State University that she is no longer “exploring” and is officially a Republican candidate for governor.

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February 16, 2018

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Senate Immigration Proposals Flounder; Florida Shooting Draws Outrage

by Peter Urban | Feb 16, 2018 8:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | Corporate Watch | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Immigration | Law Enforcement | Public Health | Public Safety | New Britain | Mental Health Care

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WASHINGTON — The Senate this week failed to reach agreement on immigration reform, leaving in doubt the future for about 1.8 million undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children and could face deportation.

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January 29, 2018

Stewart Goes Live With Run For Governor

by Christine Stuart | Jan 29, 2018 12:33pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Britain

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Embracing new technology that is synonymous with her generation, New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart used Facebook Live to announce she’s exploring a run for governor.

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November 7, 2017

Connecticut Voters Produce Some Surprises As Election 2017 Comes to a Close

by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | Nov 7, 2017 11:46pm
Posted to: Election 2017 | Town News | Bristol | Derby | East Haven | New Britain | Trumbull | Local Politics

Special to CTNewsJunkie / Brian Koonz for the Valley Independent Sentinel Change was in the air for many districts in Connecticut Tuesday and both major parties were celebrating some local victories as results started coming in. But as the evening wore on, it became clear that Democrats were picking up seats and gaining control of councils and school boards in a lot of Republican towns, mirroring similar gains being reported in other states.

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September 22, 2016

Green Party Presidential Candidate Plays To Her Base

by Jack Kramer | Sep 22, 2016 4:44pm
Posted to: Education | Election 2016 | New Britain

Jack Kramer photo Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein certainly knew who she was playing to Thursday afternoon when she pushed her signature campaign issue: eliminating student debt.

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