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“Shared Solar” Inches Its Way To Connecticut

by Jan Ellen Spiegel | Apr 14, 2014 4:00 pm | Comments (8)

Thomas MacMillan Photo With 80 percent of state homes unsuited for solar power, the legislature is considering the concept of “shared solar.”

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State OKs New Booker T. Charter School

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 2, 2014 7:11 pm | Comments (16)

Melissa Bailey Photo Crowds from Stamford and Bridgeport stormed Hartford Wednesday to oppose new charter schools in their communities. New Haven’s proposal for a new charter school, meanwhile, sailed through with not a peep of opposition.

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Bids Sought For New Haven-Springfield Commuter Train Service

by Staff | Apr 2, 2014 3:09 pm | Comments (3)

Amtrak may have competition for running new train service from New Haven to Springfield.

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SNAP Challenge Saps Senator’s Strength

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 28, 2014 2:11 pm | Comments (3)

State Sen. Gary Holder-Winfield said Friday that he has lost 4 pounds this week and has less energy than usual—the effect of four days of living like someone who relies on public assistance.

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Connecticut 1st State To Pass $10.10 Wage

by Mark Pazniokas | Mar 27, 2014 5:23 am | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photo With partisan votes on a pocketbook issue that the White House and Connecticut Democrats hope will mobilize voters this fall, the General Assembly voted Wednesday for legislation that would raise the state’s $8.70 minimum wage to $10.10 by January 2017.

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On Eve Of Vote, Holder-Winfield Goes Shopping

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 25, 2014 2:20 pm | Comments (24)

Thomas MacMillan Photo In the dairy aisle, Gary Holder-Winfield wanted to buy butter. With only $28 budgeted for the week, he reached instead for the 89-cent margarine.

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Candelaria: It Takes 5 Years

by Staff | Mar 19, 2014 10:47 am | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photo It takes a non-English language speaker five to seven years of bilingual education to master the language. But the state caps students’ time in bilingual ed to 30 months.

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Malloy Hits Urban Reelection Notes

by Paul Bass | Mar 18, 2014 5:14 pm | Comments (25)

Paul Bass Photo He brought a $1 million gift for Dixwell. He spoke to an R&B DJ about racist attacks on President Obama and the need to boost the minimum wage. He swung back at local critics upset about the drying-up of state “PILOT” money to the city.

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PILOT PItchers Vow To Keep Up Pressure

by David Blumenthal | Mar 18, 2014 4:13 pm | Comments (36)

David Blumenthal Photo Next steps: Rally more state legislators to their side, and send the governor a message.

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Malloy Taps Avallone For Judgeship

by Paul Bass | Mar 14, 2014 3:20 pm | Comments (5)

Thomas MacMillan Photo The governor has decided to nominate a longtime New Haven powerbroker, Anthony Avallone, to become a state Superior Court judge.

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