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January 11, 2019

Tweed Workers Stay On The Job Despite Shutdown

by Jack Kramer | Jan 11, 2019 3:52pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | New Haven | Aviation

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NEW HAVEN, CT — Noting that Saturday will mark the longest partial government shutdown in the country’s history, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy came to Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport Friday to try and get President Donald Trump to back down.

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January 8, 2019

Tweed Airport, East Hartford Lose Larson To Higher Ed

by Jack Kramer | Jan 8, 2019 5:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Local Politics | Transportation | Aviation | East Haven | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN —With its executive director leaving after a decade-long run for a high-level state position, Tweed New Haven-Regional Airport is about to enter another chapter with a yet-to-be-named new leader on board.

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January 4, 2019

Towns Take Lead Pushing Plastic-Bag Ban

by Jack Kramer | Jan 4, 2019 5:00am
Posted to: Business | Environment | Branford | Greenwich | Guilford | New Haven | North Branford | Stamford | Westport

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Fueled by environmentalists and frustrated by state inaction, a growing number of Connecticut communities are taking or considering action on their own to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery stores to help protect the environment.

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December 12, 2018

State Doubles Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To Meet Need

by Jack Kramer | Dec 12, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | The Economy | Town News | Groton | Mansfield-Storrs | Meriden | New Haven | Newington | Stamford | Torrington | Westport | Windham

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HARTFORD, CT — There will be nine new dispensaries in New Haven, Westport, Stamford, Torrington, Meriden, Groton, Newington, Mansfield, and Windham to serve the state’s growing medical marijuana program.

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December 3, 2018

ANALYSIS | Clinic Plan Could Hit State Budget, Raise Patient Costs, Increase Barriers to Access

by Ellen Andrews | Dec 3, 2018 10:41am
Posted to: Analysis | Corporate Watch | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Insurance | Opinion | Health Care Opinion | State Budget | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN, CT — Last week the state Office of Health Strategy held a public hearing on a plan to transfer 28,500 mostly Medicaid patients, now served by three Yale-New Haven (YNHH) neighborhood primary care clinics, to a new site on Long Wharf.

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November 16, 2018

Hamden Plans To Go After Car Tax Scofflaws

by Jack Kramer | Nov 16, 2018 1:10pm
Posted to: Taxes | Hamden | New Haven | Waterbury

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HAMDEN, CT - The town of Hamden is taking the first step in trying to stop people who live in town and skip paying car taxes by registering their cars in other states.

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November 1, 2018

Candidate Corey Cuts The Bull (& Swine)

by Thomas Breen | Nov 1, 2018 4:30pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Haven

Thomas Breen / New Haven Independent photo

NEW HAVEN, CT — A Hartford bartender walks into a New Haven bar on Halloween night.

He’s not there to serve drinks, or to judge the costume contest. He’s there to run for U.S. Senate.

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Griebel Vows To Build On ‘2nd Chance’

by Paul Bass | Nov 1, 2018 3:25pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN, CT — Challenging his Democratic opponent for urban votes on an urban issue, independent gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel came to the New Haven Green to call for “ending mass incarceration” and expunging criminal records sooner.

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October 15, 2018

State Dems To Elm City: Get Out The Vote!

by Thomas Breen | Oct 15, 2018 10:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | New Haven

Thomas Breen / New Haven Independent photo

NEW HAVEN, CT — While Republicans were in Southbury Saturday, Connecticut Democrats descended on Sherman Avenue to remind local politicos that the fate of November’s general election — and whether or not the state turns red — may rest on whether they can turn out the New Haven vote.

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September 17, 2018

ANALYSIS | Stefanowski Channels JFK to Lamont’s Nixon

by Paul Bass | Sep 17, 2018 10:25pm
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2018 | New Haven

Paul Bass / New Haven Independent photo

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Shubert theater staged a revival Monday night of the historic 1960 Kennedy-Nixon campaign debate. Bob Stefanowski played the role of John F. Kennedy.

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