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Showing 10/11/2017 to 9/17/2017

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News Junkie: Close, but large issues still linger in budget talks

HARTFORD, Conn. — Legislative leaders say they’ve made progress on the definition of a spending cap and the Education... (Read more)

10 / 11 / 2017

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News Junkie: Leaders continue to work toward bipartisan budget deal

HARTFORD, Conn. — Legislative leaders met for about six hours Monday in a continuing effort to fashion a bipartisan... (Read more)

10 / 10 / 2017

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News Junkie: Special interest funding drops under Clean Election Program

HARTFORD, Conn. — While the landmark Citizens Election Program was saved when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed the Republican... (Read more)

10 / 9 / 2017

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Connecticut pitching Stamford, Hartford, for Amazon HQ2

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:   GOV.... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2017

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News Junkie: Legislative leaders work to resolve budget differences

HARTFORD, Conn. — Instead of addressing a row of cameras and reporters as they exited five hours of talks... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2017

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Charter Communications plans to build Stamford HQ

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent: (HARTFORD, CT)... (Read more)

10 / 3 / 2017

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News Junkie: Clock is ticking faster on bipartisan budget deal

HARTFORD, Conn. — While legislative leaders hurled derogatory adjectives at each other’s various budget proposals, Democratic Gov. Dannel P.... (Read more)

10 / 3 / 2017

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News Junkie: House to hold veto override session Tuesday

HARTFORD, Conn. — Legislators in the House have been asked to report to the state Capitol at noon Tuesday,... (Read more)

10 / 2 / 2017

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Barron: Norwalk loses $5.7 million under Malloy’s executive order

Correction, Oct. 2: $5.7 million, not $5.2. Updated, 10:53 p.m.: Comment from Fred Wilms added. Updated, 6:23 p.m.: Additional... (Read more)

9 / 29 / 2017

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News Junkie: Local elected officials urge veto override

HARTFORD, Conn. — Local elected officials from small towns across Connecticut are urging the General Assembly to override Democratic... (Read more)

9 / 28 / 2017

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News Junkie: Malloy makes it official and vetoes budget

HARTFORD, Conn. — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made it official Thursday and vetoed the Republican budget that passed... (Read more)

9 / 28 / 2017

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News Junkie: Republicans call for override, Malloy calls for a budget

HARTFORD, Conn. — Senate Republican President Len Fasano, R-North Haven, is hoping that when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoes... (Read more)

9 / 28 / 2017

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News Junkie: Teachers again at odds with Malloy

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy upset the teaching community in 2012when he said all they had to do... (Read more)

9 / 28 / 2017

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Norwalk teachers, Dem leaders, call Republicans out on ‘secret teacher tax’

NORWALK, Conn. — There’s a “secret teacher tax” in the bipartisan-approved Republican state budget, a group of Norwalk teachers... (Read more)

9 / 27 / 2017

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Norwalk Dems: State budget cuts higher education funds; Norwalk Republicans say NCC spared

NORWALK, Conn. — Differing takes were offered on the state budget crisis Monday at Norwalk Community College, as local... (Read more)

9 / 26 / 2017

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Malloy: FBI data shows Connecticut violent crime declined more than any other state

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent: GOV. MALLOY:... (Read more)

9 / 25 / 2017

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News Junkie: Connecticut was one of 21 states targeted by Russian hackers before election 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. — The state of Connecticut was one of 21 states the Department of Homeland Security contacted Friday... (Read more)

9 / 23 / 2017

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News Junkie: Bipartisan talks to begin next week

HARTFORD, Conn. — It’s been a week since the General Assembly approved the $40.7 billion Republican budget proposal that... (Read more)

9 / 22 / 2017

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News Junkie: 17 Connecticut communities will ask to compete for Amazon’s H2Q

HARTFORD, Conn. — There are 17 Connecticut communities vying to be chosen as the site the Department of Economic... (Read more)

9 / 22 / 2017

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News Junkie: Governor continues campaign against Republican budget

HARTFORD, Conn. — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy acknowledged that his press conferences criticizing various aspects of the Republican... (Read more)

9 / 22 / 2017

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News Junkie: 200 attend veto rally

HARTFORD, Conn. — It’s been almost a week since the two-year, $40.7 billion Republican budget passed with the help... (Read more)

9 / 22 / 2017

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News Junkie: Partisan criticism continues in Connecticut budget crisis

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — “One hot mess.” That was the phrase Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy used Wednesday to... (Read more)

9 / 20 / 2017

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Malloy: Republican state budget ignores CCJEF ruling, cutting funding that benefits NPS

HARTFORD, Conn. – Gov. Dannel Malloy on Wednesday released an analysis of the legislature’s approved budget the indicates cuts... (Read more)

9 / 20 / 2017

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News Junkie: Five days later, still no bipartisan budget talks

HARTFORD, Conn. — It’s been five days since the Republican budget passed, but there’s been no bipartisan talks since... (Read more)

9 / 20 / 2017

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News Junkie: MGM makes pitch for Bridgeport casino

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – MGM Resorts International, which was unsuccessful earlier this year convincing the General Assembly to open up... (Read more)

9 / 20 / 2017

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News Junkie: Bad things will happen Oct. 1, but a cash flow problem won’t be one of them

HARTFORD, Conn. — Wall Street analysts found that even though Connecticut hasn’t been able to pass a two-year budget,... (Read more)

9 / 19 / 2017

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News Junkie: Governor, lawmakers renew call for bipartisan budget negotiations

HARTFORD, Conn. — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reiterated his intention to veto the Republican budget passed early Saturday... (Read more)

9 / 19 / 2017

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News Junkie: Following budget votes, parties retreat to their corners

HARTFORD, Conn. — Following passage of a two-year, $40.7 billion Republican budget, both parties sought to position themselves for what... (Read more)

9 / 19 / 2017

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Malloy plans veto but seeks ‘frank, constructive discussions’

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent: (HARTFORD, CT)... (Read more)

9 / 18 / 2017

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News Junkie Opinion:  Democratic leaders finally sink their own ship

Susan Bigelow is a columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and their... (Read more)

9 / 17 / 2017

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