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Massachusetts Does A Better Job Educating Poor Than CT

December 11th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Education, News and Events

In the first of a series, Lessons From Next Door, Connecticut Mirror Reporter Jacqueline Rabe Thomas explains “The differing approaches to removing principals is just one of many areas where Massachusetts’ lawmakers have regularly taken bold action–or enabled local districts to–while Connecticut has been timid. It has shown in the outcomes for students from low-income […]

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Casino Imbroglio Heads To Court

November 30th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Lots of court action lately. From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: Backed by the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal nations filed a lawsuit Wednesday to force Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to approve their gaming agreements with Connecticut and clear the way for them to jointly develop a commercial casino […]

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Jepsen Will Not Seek Third Term, No To Governor Run

November 27th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Attorney General George Jepsen announced on Monday he’ll not seek a third term in 2018, igniting a scramble for a coveted position that has been a stepping stone for pols such as Joe Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal. Jepsen also declared he’ll not be a candidate for governor.

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Wyman: Nope To Guber Run

November 16th, 2017 · 18 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman said Thursday she will not run for governor in 2018, ending months of personal contemplation and political calculation. Her decision deprives the Democratic Party of its highest-profile contender, while sparing it from a campaign that could have struggled to emerge from the shadow of an unpopular […]

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Gulp! You Really Wanna Be Governor?

November 2nd, 2017 · 43 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

We have a state budget, finally, but the financial horizon skies look awfully stormy for the next governor who takes office January 2019. Hide the whiskey bottle.

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State Legislature Approves Budget

October 26th, 2017 · No Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bang a drum, toot a horn, sound a siren–the state legislature passed a budget. Details from the CT Mirror here. More details from CT Post here.

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The Good, Bad And Ugly Of State Budget

October 20th, 2017 · 6 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

What’s in the state budget agreement hammered out by Dem and GOP leaders? And will it pass? And is it veto proof?

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Ganim-Harp Mayoral Bond Leads To BridgeHaven

October 3rd, 2017 · 9 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

While Governor Dan Malloy continues to wire development deals to Stamford where he once served as mayor, Mayor Joe Ganim and New Haven Mayor Toni Harp have partnered on several fronts to bolster jobs and development. As the New Haven Independent’s Paul Bass reports they joined forces on a casino proposal and youth summer hoops […]

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