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October 3, 2018

Gubernatorial Candidates Refuse To Overpromise

by Christine Stuart | Oct 3, 2018 9:48pm
Posted to: Education | Election 2018 | New Britain

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NEW BRITAIN, CT — Two gubernatorial candidates were unwilling Wednesday to make promises that they were uncertain they’d be able to keep to a group of organizations focused on improving the lives of young children and families.

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August 15, 2018

Mayor Orders New Manafort Drive Sign To Stop ‘Fake News’

by Christine Stuart | Aug 15, 2018 3:56pm
Posted to: New Britain

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NEW BRITAIN, CT — The city of New Britain, depending on who you talk to, had no intention of renaming “Paul Manafort Dr.” But in order to stop the news media from doing stories about it Mayor Erin Stewart ordered a new one.

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July 11, 2018

New Britain Mayor Lags In Fundraising For Lieutenant Governor Race

by Christine Stuart | Jul 11, 2018 4:10pm
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 2:54pm
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 4:29am
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 1:19pm
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 11:25am
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 12:27pm
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 7:30am
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 11:33am
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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