by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 24, 2018 1:42 pm | Comments (9)
Advocates for the legalization and regulation of cannabis in Connecticut are pushing for the Board of Alders to move faster than the stereotypical stoner on a resolution in support of such efforts in the state.
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by Paul Bass | Apr 23, 2018 8:42 am | Comments (6)
Susan Bysiewicz could have worded the pivotal question of a gubernatorial debate in New Haven Sunday this way: “What makes you think you should be the hero of progressive Democrats when you’re pouring your own millions into the race instead of running clean?”
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by Christine Stuart | Apr 20, 2018 4:34 pm
HARTFORD, CT — Democrats are proposing a budget that increasing spending $216.7 million over the amount adopted as part of the bipartisan budget, while Republicans are seeking to reduce it by $27.3 million.
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by Paul Bass | Apr 20, 2018 12:29 pm | Comments (1)
Like other Democrats running for Connecticut attorney general, William Tong promises to use the position to fight back against Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans. If elected, he may very well find himself serving alongside a pro-Trump Republican governor. What to do then?
Well, he said, there’s always Section 3-125 of the state’s general statutes.
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by Joe Ganim | Apr 19, 2018 8:49 pm | Comments (1)
(Opinion) In August of 1939, just a week before launching an all-out invasion of Poland, Adolf Hitler reiterated his orders to Nazi military commanders to “send to the death mercilessly and without compassion men, women, and children of Polish derivation and language.” It would be the start of the most brutal slaughter of innocent civilians the world had ever seen.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 19, 2018 8:05 am | Comments (21)
It happened to State Rep. Robyn Porter in New Haven when she first became a legislator. An officer subtly accused her of having stolen her legislative license plates.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 18, 2018 3:21 pm | Comments (1)
Hartford—New Haven invited state lawmakers and others at the state Capitol Wednesday to have a slice of apizza pie — and learn why the Elm City is one of the most important slices of Connecticut.
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by Thomas Breen | Apr 18, 2018 8:48 am | Comments (3)
One spoke of how his grandfather worked as a machinist for three decades at Winchester Arms. Another recalled being voted “most respect on either side of the aisle” in the legislature. A third boasted that his financial credentials makes him the best state treasurer candidate — in history.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 16, 2018 8:01 am | Comments (2)
The State Bond Commission has approved Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recommendation to release $1 million to provide grants to homeowners in Westville and Woodbridge to fix their sinking homes.
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by Christopher Peak | Apr 10, 2018 7:53 am | Comments (3)
Most of Connecticut’s grade-schoolers were stumped by questions on a national math test; state officials are equally puzzled about what to do about it.
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