by Jack Kramer | Jan 8, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | Consumer Protection | Health Care | Jobs | Law Enforcement | Legal | White House | Bethel | Branford | Bristol | Hartford | Milford | Montville | South Windsor | Waterbury
HARTFORD, CT — While many believe states that have legalized recreational marijuana are being targeted by the Trump administration, what isn’t clear is whether states with medical pot programs, such as Connecticut, are also on the president’s radar screen.
Last week, U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions rescinded the Cole memo, an Obama-era policy that took a hands-off approach to marijuana in states where it was legal. Instead, federal prosecutors, Sessions wrote, should decide for themselves whether to crack down on marijuana businesses.
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by Doug Hardy | Nov 10, 2017 3:09am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Economic Development | Environment | Jobs | Public Health | Weather | Bloomfield | East Granby | East Hartford | Farmington | Glastonbury | Hartford | Newington | Rocky Hill | South Windsor | West Hartford | Wethersfield | Windsor
HARTFORD, CT — David Silverstone, a 71-year-old West Hartford attorney, came out of semi-retirement to represent customers of the Metropolitan District Commission, the Hartford region’s water and sewer authority.
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by Jack Kramer | Apr 13, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Economic Development | The Economy | Jobs | Law Enforcement | Manufacturing | South Windsor | Vernon
HARTFORD, CT — The indictment of a former Vernon man charged with scheming to secure funding for a fake pocket pita company may give new momentum to legislation that would toughen oversight of state tax credits and economic incentives.
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by Jack Kramer | Oct 18, 2016 2:08pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Gaming | Tribes | East Hartford | East Windsor | Plymouth | South Windsor | Windsor Locks
East Windsor and South Windsor are the latest players in the high-stakes game of possible locations for a new casino in Connecticut.
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by Christine Stuart | Mar 23, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Town News | Litchfield | New Haven | South Windsor | State Budget | Taxes
Local officials told the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee on Tuesday that they’re concerned the state won’t maintain its promise to share sales tax revenue with municipalities because it’s staring down a $900 million deficit in 2017.
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by Jack Kramer | Mar 15, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | Congress | Health Care | South Windsor
Ask retired Air Force engineer Gary Pozzato what medical marijuana has meant to him, and he pulls no punches.
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by Christine Stuart | Nov 6, 2015 3:16pm
Posted to: Election 2015 | Town News | Fairfield | South Windsor | Local Politics
As soon as the polls closed on Tuesday, the party machines went into action in an effort to convince the news media that their side had won this year’s municipal elections.
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by Christine Stuart | Apr 3, 2014 2:52pm
Posted to: Town News | Branford | Bridgeport | Bristol | Hartford | South Windsor | Watertown | Health Care
The Consumer Protection Department approved six medical marijuana dispensaries Thursday that will be located in Hartford, Branford, Bridgeport, South Windsor, Uncasville, and Bristol.
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by Christine Stuart | Apr 3, 2014 5:30am
Posted to: Business | Courts | Equality | Legal | Hartford | South Windsor
Connecticut courts have never had to decide whether a member of the public, who is testifying at a legislative hearing, can defame another person without consequences. But a judge may soon get a chance to clarify the issue.
Continue reading "Defamation Lawsuit Explores The Idea of Public Hearing ‘Immunity’" »
by Hugh McQuaid | Jan 15, 2014 5:30pm
Posted to: Jobs | South Windsor
The state will lend an expanding South Windsor-based biomedical manufacturer $3.2 million to add or keep jobs, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Wednesday. The new loan will be the third time the company has received state assistance.
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