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January 14, 2019

Bipartisan Panel on Contested Stratford Election To Interview Witnesses

by Christine Stuart | Jan 14, 2019 6:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy | State Capitol | Stratford

Courtesy of CT-N

HARTFORD, CT — A four-member bipartisan committee of the House of Representatives began its review Friday of the contested election in Stratford.

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December 7, 2018

Supreme Court to Take Up Stratford Election Appeal

by Christine Stuart | Dec 7, 2018 1:00pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Election Policy | Stratford

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HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 5:30 p.m.)The Connecticut Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments on an expedited basis in the election complaint involving the 120th Assembly District race in Stratford.

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November 26, 2018

Contested Election Headed For Judicial Showdown

by Christine Stuart | Nov 26, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Stratford

Courtesy of the House Democratic caucus website

Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis is no stranger to election cases. She’s ordered new elections as recently as last year, but this time attorneys are telling her she doesn’t have jurisdiction.

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March 1, 2018

OP-ED | When is a Special Election Not a Special Election?

by Susan Bigelow | Mar 1, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Opinion | Stratford

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On Tuesday, Democrats added to a historic win streak in special elections, picking up state house seats in New Hampshire and Connecticut. The remarkable thing: the Connecticut seat — the 120th District in Stratford — had been held by Republicans for 44 years previously.

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October 23, 2017

Fourth Town Joins CEA Lawsuit

by Christine Stuart | Oct 23, 2017 12:07pm
Posted to: Courts | Education | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Brooklyn | Plainfield | Stratford | Torrington

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT —The Connecticut Education Association added another plaintiff Friday to its lawsuit against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his executive order which eliminates education funding for 85 communities and reduces it for another 54.

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October 9, 2016

Teamsters Ratify Deal With Lockheed Martin

by Christine Stuart | Oct 9, 2016 11:44pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Jobs | Labor | Stratford

Courtesy of the governor's office More than 2,000 members of the union who will work on building 200 CH-53K King Stallion Helicopters for the next 14 years voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new contract Sunday.

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September 28, 2016

Senate, House Approve Deal To Keep Helicopter Production In Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | Sep 28, 2016 1:30pm
Posted to: Business | Corporate Watch | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Energy | Jobs | Labor | State Capitol | Stratford

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 5:02 p.m.) There was bipartisan consensus Wednesday that the $220 million economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin to continue helicopter production in Connecticut is a good deal for taxpayers.

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September 20, 2016

Connecticut Offers Stratford-Based Sikorsky Incentives To Stay

by Christine Stuart | Sep 20, 2016 11:57pm
Posted to: Economic Development | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Election 2016 | Town News | Stratford | Jobs | Labor | Manufacturing | Military Spending | State Budget | State Capitol

Courtesy of Gov. Malloy's office The General Assembly will be asked to return to Hartford in the next few weeks to vote on a $220 million deal to ensure Lockheed Martin keeps Sikorsky headquarters in Connecticut for more than a decade.

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June 28, 2016

DeLauro Continues Push For Vote on Gun Control

by Max Moran | Jun 28, 2016 5:23pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | 3rd CD | Law Enforcement | Public Safety | Stratford

Christine Stuart file photo Congress may be in recess until July 5, but that’s not stopping U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro from calling upon Republican leadership in the House to allow a vote on gun control.

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March 24, 2016

State To Close Centers For Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

by Christine Stuart | Mar 24, 2016 2:34pm
Posted to: Labor | Nonprofits | State Budget | Meriden | Stratford

google streetview The Department of Developmental Services announced Thursday that it plans to close its regional centers in Meriden and Stratford by the end of June.

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