by Christine Stuart and Peter Urban | Mar 30, 2018 12:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Congress | 5th CD | DC News Junkie | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Iraq at Home | Public Health | Veterans Affairs | Newington | West Haven
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty issued an apology Thursday for failing to act sooner in 2016 when Tony Baker, her former chief of staff, was accused of harassing, threatening, and punching a female former staffer, Hearst reported Thursday.
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by Jack Kramer | Feb 21, 2018 9:58pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | West Haven
WEST HAVEN, CT — Eight Republican gubernatorial candidates debated many issues, including guns in schools, before a friendly, supportive crowd in a jam-packed Notre Dame High School auditorium on Wednesday.
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by Christine Stuart | Feb 20, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | West Haven
HARTFORD, CT —The debate over which candidates should be on stage Wednesday for the third Republican gubernatorial debate has already begun.
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by Christine Stuart | Dec 8, 2017 12:38pm
Posted to: Town News | Hartford | West Haven | Labor | Legal
HARTFORD, CT — The newly formed Municipal Accountability Review Board, which will be in charge of helping extremely distressed municipalities like West Haven and Hartford get their finances under control, met for the first time Friday.
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by Christine Stuart | Jan 3, 2017 2:56pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | West Haven
A veteran West Haven lawmaker for the past 26 years won’t take the oath of office Wednesday when the legislature convenes for the first day of the 2017 session.
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by Christine Stuart | Dec 9, 2016 12:47am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Election 2016 | Religion | West Haven
The Connecticut Council on American-Islamic Relations is as asking police to step up patrols of local mosques after the Islamic Center of New Haven received a threatening letter.
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by Staff Report | Aug 9, 2016 9:53pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Bridgeport | Bristol | Hamden | New Britain | West Haven
There were local issues at play in each of the 12 legislative primaries throughout the state Tuesday, but it looks as if Hamden Democrat Josh Elliott pulled off a victory against Hamden Council President Jim Pascarella, while Sens. Marilyn Moore and Terry Gerratana each held onto their seats.
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by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | Jul 25, 2016 11:00am
Posted to: Election 2016 | Election Policy | Town News | Bridgeport | Hamden | New Britain | New London | Shelton | Stamford | West Haven
There is no statewide primary in Connecticut this year, but there are 16 Democratic and Republican primaries coming up on Aug. 9, including 12 legislative primaries, two for probate judge, and two registrar of voters.
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by Susan Bigelow | Jul 8, 2016 9:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Local Politics | Opinion | Bridgeport | Bristol | Hamden | Litchfield | New London | Stamford | West Haven | Winsted
I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.
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