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Showing 1/25/2019 to 10/29/2018

Norwalk political news: Bill seeks to help injured officers; Melendez goes statewide; Flynn aims at Blumenthal

Updated, 9:34 p.m.: More information. 7:47 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s a roundup of Norwalk political news:... (Read more)

1 / 25 / 2019

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Norwalk’s state legislators get to work

Updated, 3:26 p.m: More information; 7:32 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – State legislators from Norwalk are targeting dyslexia,... (Read more)

1 / 25 / 2019

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Norwalk political notes: Shutdown help, Lavielle moving up

Updated, 8:24 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk political announcements for you: Dathan leads food drive for... (Read more)

1 / 22 / 2019

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Opinion: Norwalk Bridge replacement project need not be a boondoggle

Ned Lamont is off to a solid start in attempting to reduce cynicism about our state’s ability to use... (Read more)

1 / 20 / 2019

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Lamont, legislators announce agreement to help federal workers

Gov. Ned Lamont and legislative leaders announced Friday they have reached a bipartisan agreement to vote Tuesday on emergency... (Read more)

1 / 19 / 2019

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Norwalk political notes: Lamont, Tracey, state reps and federal workers

Updated, 8:51 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk announcements for you: Lamont visits Tracey to help Dalio... (Read more)

1 / 17 / 2019

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CT House GOP vows to be a check on Democrats’ spending

Connecticut House Republicans pledged Tuesday to remain focused on reforms to shrink state spending in 2019, saying initiatives to... (Read more)

1 / 8 / 2019

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CT ballot access laws deprive voters of choice

There is much discussion right now about making it easier for Connecticut residents to vote; proposals center around no-excuse... (Read more)

1 / 6 / 2019

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Legislators eye changes to state education aid

The leadership of the legislature’s Education Committee will be almost completely new this session, but many of the committee’s... (Read more)

1 / 5 / 2019

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Opinion: Connecticut should create a public bank

There’s no such thing as a panacea to Connecticut’s budgetary woes, but there could be something close: a public... (Read more)

12 / 23 / 2018

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Look beyond graduation rates for the story of education opportunity

Americans like to tout the importance of a high school diploma, but research reported in the CT Mirror recently... (Read more)

12 / 16 / 2018

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Lamont announces new CT COO

Gov-elect Ned Lamont shared his first plans for restructuring state government Friday, announcing a new post of chief operating... (Read more)

12 / 15 / 2018

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Opinion: Why are rich suburban kids doing heroin?

Why are rich suburban kids doing heroin? In the past two years, I’ve lost four friends to drug overdoses.... (Read more)

12 / 9 / 2018

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CT’s vanishing shoreline: one storm away from disaster

As the 2018 hurricane season nears its official end, Connecticut can count itself lucky. Again. The state has not... (Read more)

12 / 1 / 2018

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Report: CT’s debt costs likely will grow faster than its revenues

Despite a 12-month surge in state tax receipts, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office warned Thursday that Connecticut’s pension... (Read more)

11 / 16 / 2018

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Good news? Teacher retirement costs to surge $100 million

State spending on retired teachers’ pensions is set to surge $100 million next fiscal year – an 8 percent increase... (Read more)

11 / 16 / 2018

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Surging tax receipts dramatically shrink hole in next CT budget

State tax revenue projections surged again Tuesday, shrinking the projected shortfall in the upcoming two-year budget — and leaving... (Read more)

11 / 13 / 2018

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Lamont launches economic revitalization tour in southeastern CT

Gov.-elect Ned Lamont launched a series of strategic economic development tours Friday with a visit to Connecticut’s southeastern corner,... (Read more)

11 / 10 / 2018

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Duff keeps top post; no leadership challenges seen

The Senate Democratic caucus unanimously voted Thursday to retain the leadership team of Senate President Pro Tem Martin M.... (Read more)

11 / 8 / 2018

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Stefanowski concedes race to Lamont: ‘He won fair and square’

In a live call to a supportive morning radio team, Republican Bob Stefanowski publicly conceded the Connecticut governor’s race... (Read more)

11 / 7 / 2018

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Election day ends without a governor-elect in Connecticut

A blue wave carried Democrats to solid majorities in the Connecticut General Assembly on Tuesday night, but left Democrat... (Read more)

11 / 7 / 2018

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Democrats make solid gains in General Assembly; Boucher loses

Democrats made their first state legislative gains in 10 years Tuesday night, breaking an 18-18 tie in Senate by... (Read more)

11 / 6 / 2018

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Promises made: A cheat sheet for top issues in governor’s race

HARTFORD, CONN. – Campaign promises haved piled up like orange and yellow leaves this election cycle. We built this... (Read more)

11 / 5 / 2018

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A NoN voter guide

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalkers will join the rest of the state Tuesday in going to the polls to choose... (Read more)

11 / 5 / 2018

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Connecticut provides Norwalk legislators’ financial disclosures

Updated, 8:18 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Connecticut legislators must fill out a financial disclosure form each year.... (Read more)

11 / 2 / 2018

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League of Women Voters Voters Guide: Fourth Congressional District

NORWALK, Conn. — The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan organization dedicated to voter education, has put together an... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2018

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League of Women Voters of Norwalk Voters Guide: District 25 State Senate Candidates

  NORWALK, Conn. — The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan organization dedicated to voter education, has put together... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2018

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League of Women Voters of Norwalk Voters Guide: State House Candidates for 137th District

NORWALK, Conn. — The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan organization dedicated to voter education, has put together an... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2018

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League of Women Voters of Norwalk Voters Guide: State House Candidates for 140th

NORWALK, Conn. — The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan organization dedicated to voter education, has put together an... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2018

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League of Women Voters of Norwalk Voters Guide: State House Candidates for 142nd District

NORWALK, Conn. — The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan organization dedicated to voter education, has put together an... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2018

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