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Entries Tagged as 'CT Post'

Calling All Lawyers

November 22nd, 2017 · 15 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: City Democratic Party Chairman Mario Testa and his bartender and hand-picked candidate for city council are refusing to testify at a court hearing Friday on allegations of mishandling of absentee ballots during the recent special primary election without first consulting with their own lawyers.

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New Wrinkle To Public Financing Of Campaigns

November 21st, 2017 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics

From Ken Dixon, CT Post: Two little-known changes in the new state budget may make it easier for those in wealthier districts to run for the General Assembly while putting time constraints on state election regulators whose staffs in recent years have been targeted for reductions.

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As He Returns To City Council, Newton’s Retrial Postponed

November 16th, 2017 · 4 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

From Ken Dixon, CT Post: The cufflinks glittered. The loafers were burgundy suede, accentuating his shirt and tie, the khaki trench coat, the matching hat and the white scarf.

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Officer ‘Feared For Safety’

November 13th, 2017 · 42 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From CT Post reporters Dan Tepfer and Michael P. Mayko: A female police officer, under fire after a video was made public showing her repeatedly punching a black teenager following a minor traffic accident Friday night, defended her actions in a report obtained Monday by Hearst Connecticut Media.

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Following Arrest Of Teen, Questions Raised About Police Use Of Force

November 13th, 2017 · 87 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update here. Viral video here. From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: City police officers are once again under investigation, this time for allegedly beating a city teen after a car accident Friday night.

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Casino Sweepstakes A Battle Of Lobbyists, Legislators And Lawyers

November 12th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

When it comes to another Connecticut casino, the federal Department of Interior is hearing from a number of legislators and lawyers.

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Once They Embraced Manafort, Now Local GOP Running

November 2nd, 2017 · 12 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

And so it goes. From Neil Vigdor, CT Post: For the Connecticut Republicans, a party starving for national relevance, Paul Manafort was one of their own.

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African American, Latino Studies Mandated To Graduate

November 1st, 2017 · 23 Comments · Education, News and Events

In city schools about half of the 21,000 students are Latino and 35 percent African American. As a result the Board of Education will require a half-year course in African American Studies, Caribbean/Latin American Studies or Perspective on Race to graduate high school starting with the Class of 2022.

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