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February 17, 2017

OP-ED | The Little Special Election That Could? Windsor Republican May Tip Senate to GOP

by Terry Cowgill | Feb 17, 2017 6:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Elections - Special Elections | Local Politics | Opinion | State Budget | Bloomfield | Hartford | Windsor

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As the nation weighs the seismic impact of life under a Trump administration whose wheels seem to be coming off, we could soon witness earth-moving changes in Connecticut’s political landscape as well.

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February 6, 2017

Rowland Prosecutor: We All Have An Obligation to Resist Trump’s Worst Impulses

by Christine Stuart | Feb 6, 2017 6:29am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Windsor

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie Chris Mattei, the former federal prosecutor who sent former Gov. John G. Rowland to prison for receiving secret campaign payments, spoke to the Windsor Democratic Town Committee Thursday about his recent editorial on the public perception of political corruption.

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December 12, 2016

Senate Republicans Hire Former Labor Relations Director

by Christine Stuart | Dec 12, 2016 11:40pm
Posted to: Election 2014 | Election 2016 | Jobs | Labor | Legal | Windsor

Contributed photo Senate Republicans hired the former chief labor relations official who was reorganized out of a job by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration following his re-election in 2014 to a second term.

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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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November 7, 2016

Clinton, Trump Supporters Head To Battleground States

by Christine Stuart | Nov 7, 2016 4:30am
Posted to: Election 2016 | Windsor

Christine Stuart photo WINDSOR, CT — Connecticut supporters of both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are heading north to New Hampshire to support their candidates.

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July 26, 2016

Connecticut Delegates Say Platform Will Help Unite Party

by Christine Stuart | Jul 26, 2016 12:10pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | DNC 2016 | Windsor

Courtesy of Nancy DiNardo Connecticut delegates supporting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said they are happy with what is being touted as the “most progressive” Democratic Party platform in history.

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April 14, 2016

Public Officials Get First Glimpse of Amazon

by Christine Stuart | Apr 14, 2016 1:08pm
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie | Economic Development | Windsor

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and local elected officials got their first glimpse Thursday at New England’s first Amazon fulfillment center.

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February 18, 2016

Nursing Home Employees Still Waiting For Promised Raises

by Christine Stuart | Feb 18, 2016 2:58pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | Labor | Windsor

Contributed photo Lawmakers were surprised to learn this week that the $13 million increase in nursing home funds approved last June has yet to be dispersed to about 230 nursing homes.

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February 10, 2016

New Coalition Will Lobby For Tax Increase, Equality

by Christine Stuart | Feb 10, 2016 5:28pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Housing | Jobs | Labor | State Budget | Pensions | Taxes | Transportation | Windsor

Christine Stuart photo A new coalition of labor, community and civil rights groups said they don’t accept the premise of the new economic reality Gov. Dannel P. Malloy laid out in his State of the State address one week ago.

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September 3, 2015

Special Interest Group Sends Mailing To Thank Lawmaker For Charter Funding

by Christine Stuart | Sep 3, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Education | State Budget | Hartford | Windsor

State Rep. Brandon McGee, D-Hartford, is being thanked with a glossy mailer from a special interest group that has spent more than $1.1 million this year lobbying lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to make sure two new charter schools were included in the state budget.

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