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September 11, 2018

Griebel’s Former Campaign Manager Charged With Larceny

by Staff Report | Sep 11, 2018 2:55pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Law Enforcement | Norwalk

Gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel’s former campaign manager, Kyle Lyddy, was arrested by the Norwalk Police Department and charged with stealing $500,000 over a two-year period from a local marketing company where he was once employed.

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June 22, 2018

Senate Approves Murphy/Himes ‘Innovation Coin Act’

by Peter Urban | Jun 22, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Congress | 4th CD | DC News Junkie | Norwalk

The Senate on Wednesday approved by voice vote legislation that would have the U.S. Treasury mint commemorative coins to recognize innovation across the United States.

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July 21, 2017

Follow Up Study Narrows Racial Profiling In Traffic Stops to 18 Police Officers

by Jack Kramer | Jul 21, 2017 12:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Law Enforcement | Bloomfield | Meriden | New Milford | Newington | Norwalk | Trumbull | West Hartford | Windsor

ART OLYMPIC VIA SHUTTERSTOCK HARTFORD, CT — Eighteen police officers were identified as being statistically more likely to stop minority motorists in nine municipal police departments and the state police barracks in Hartford, according to a report compiled by the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy.

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December 23, 2016

OP-ED | ‘Derbygate’ A Fine Example Of ‘Quasi-Public’ Arrogance

by Terry Cowgill | Dec 23, 2016 6:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Griswold | Groton | Norwalk | Norwich

If you’re a public official involved in questionable behavior, the last thing you want to hear is someone in the media attaching a Nixonian suffix to your dubious doings. But that’s exactly what’s happened in Norwich, where ratepayers are outraged at an annual Kentucky Derby junket for board members that has over the last four years cost the local utility more than $1 million.

The resulting scandal has earned the moniker Derbygate.

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December 5, 2016

Lembo Sums Up Connecticut’s Budget Crisis For Business Leaders

by Jack Kramer | Dec 5, 2016 6:30am
Posted to: The Economy | Election 2018 | Jobs | Labor | State Budget | Pensions | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency | Wall Street | Norwalk

Courtesy of CT-N NORWALK, CT — Comptroller Kevin Lembo knew he was playing to a tough crowd when he agreed to talk to a group of Connecticut business leaders about the state of the state’s economy.

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November 8, 2016

Voters Stream Into Polls With Wide Range of Feelings; Some Want ‘Revolution’ and Others Temperament

by Christine Stuart | Nov 8, 2016 9:14pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Canton | Hartford | Norwalk | Trumbull | Windsor

Douglas Healey for CTNewsJunkie Voters did not sit out what has been called one of the most contentious, strange, nasty, bizarre, and divisive elections in modern history. They voted in large numbers in cities and towns throughout Connecticut.

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August 24, 2016

Retailer Asks Federal Court To Weigh In On Connecticut’s Liquor Pricing

by Christine Stuart | Aug 24, 2016 5:29am
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Courts | Town News | Manchester | Milford | Norwalk | West Hartford | Legal

Legislative efforts to change how Connecticut regulates alcohol prices have failed over the past three years, so a national liquor retailer is trying to win its argument in federal court.

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July 25, 2016

Democrats Tout Bipartisan Legislation To Crack Down On Deportation of Dangerous Criminals

by Kristi Allen | Jul 25, 2016 3:24pm
Posted to: Congress | Immigration | Law Enforcement | Public Safety | White House | Norwalk

Christine Stuart photo Countering Donald Trump’s rhetoric on Democratic inaction on immigration, Connecticut Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy introduced a bipartisan bill that aims to increase deportations of convicted criminals.

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May 24, 2016

State To Give Hedge Fund Money for Expansion, Job Creation

by Christine Stuart | May 24, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Financial Sector | Norwalk | Westport | Wilton

Courtesy of the DECD Plans to build a new waterfront headquarters in Stamford were scuttled, but the world’s largest hedge fund regrouped and will still receive money from the state to expand its footprint in Westport.

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February 26, 2016

Legislature Mulls Bills to Require Youth Sports to Follow Concussion Protocols

by Jack Kramer | Feb 26, 2016 2:00pm
Posted to: Child Welfare | Public Health | Sports | New Haven | Norwalk

Triax Technologies The University of New Haven was way ahead of its college peers when in 2013 it became the first to use Triax Technologies headband collision sensors during athletic competition.

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