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January 28, 2019

Regionalization and Consolidation of School Districts Has Towns on Edge

by Jack Kramer | Jan 28, 2019 5:00am
Posted to: Education | Local Politics | Branford | New Haven | North Branford | Norwalk | Wilton

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HARTFORD, CT — The concept of regionalizing and consolidating school districts to save the cash-strapped state is not a new one, but two new bills pushing the initiative have moved the issue front and center this legislative session.

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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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February 28, 2018

Ted Kennedy Jr. Won’t Seek Re-Election To Senate

by Christine Stuart | Feb 28, 2018 11:44pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Branford | Durham | Guilford | North Branford

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HARTFORD, CT — In a late Wednesday evening email, Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr. announced he wouldn’t seek a third term in the Connecticut Senate.

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January 26, 2017

Three Shoreline Lawmakers Express Reservations About Legalizing Marijuana

by Jack Kramer | Jan 26, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | The Economy | Health Care | Law Enforcement | Legal | Public Health | Public Safety | Taxes | Guilford | North Branford

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie GUILFORD - One of the highly anticipated dialogues of the 2017 legislative session is a conversation about whether Connecticut will join the growing list of states to legalize recreational marijuana.

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August 10, 2016

Election Regulators Experience Backlog As Funding Disappears

by Christine Stuart | Aug 10, 2016 3:17pm
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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January 22, 2014

Shift In Republican Legislative Leadership Begins To Take Shape

by Christine Stuart | Jan 22, 2014 12:34pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | State Capitol | Derby | North Branford | Shelton

CTNJ file photo (Updated 3:50 p.m.) With Sen. Minority Leader John McKinney running for governor and House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero undecided about a re-election bid, the General Assembly’s Republican caucuses could be in for some big changes in 2015.

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