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Entries Tagged as 'Greg Hladky'

Vermont: You Won’t See Smokestack In Suburbs

February 19th, 2013 · 4 Comments · News and Events

From Greg Hladky, Fairfield County Weekly: Pollution from the smokestacks of Connecticut’s last coal-fired power plant is racist. That’s the message NAACP activists are trying to send about the Bridgeport Harbor Station plant and the impact it’s having on the lives and health of the mostly poor people of color that live nearby.

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Candidates Spending Their Own Money Or Candidates Whose Contributors Want To Buy Them?

November 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment

Greg Hladky of www.ct.com wonders if Linda McMahon’s second consecutive double-digit loss in a general election for U.S. Senate is giving 2010 Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley some pause about self funding as he contemplates another run for governor. It raises the question, What would you rather have, candidates spending their own money or candidates […]

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Squeezed By Competition, Casino Slots Sink–What To Do?

October 11th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning

The State of Connecticut receives 25 percent of the slot take from Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun as part of a gaming compact that flows moolah to Bridgeport. Greg Hladky of www.ct.com writes that a major funding hit is on the horizon as new gaming operations surround Connecticut. Check it out: Connecticut’s two tribal casinos are under siege, […]

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Lining Up Marijuana Meds

September 21st, 2012 · No Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Greg Hladky, from www.ctcom, bones up on the new medical marijuana law. This Oct. 1 could be nicknamed “Medical Marijuana Day” in Connecticut. That’s when Connecticut residents can actually start applying to have the legal right to use pot for medical purposes in this state.

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The Power Of OIB Voters–Pols Use Advertising To Target Voter Groups

July 17th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Media, News and Events, State Politics

OIB readers matter in more ways than one. OIB is featured in this report from Greg Hladky www.ct.com Linda McMahon is promoting her U.S. Senate candidacy on the “personalized” radio website Pandora–possibly targeting Connecticut listeners who are both likely Republican primary voters and enjoy wrestling theme songs. Over on Capitol Report (www.ctcapitolreport.com), a hot spot […]

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Pot A Hot Medical Commodity–House Approves Legalization

April 26th, 2012 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

UPDATE: The CT State House voted Wednesday night to approve medical marijuana. Now the bill goes to the Senate. Greg Hladky, a scribe for www.ct.com, has a nose for stories in more ways than one. He files this report about the financial impact of medical marijuana that could be passed this state legislative session. Medical […]

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Dick And Linda In Pasties, Plus: Jimmy’s Tax Jam, BOE Building, And Malloy-Foley Debate Debates

September 8th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Education, State Politics

A lot of fighting going on. The Board of Education, arguing over where to consolidate offices, authorized Superintendent of Schools John Ramos to negotiate a deal to house all administration/maintenance functions in the former Bodine building on the West Side. Protests at Sacred Heart University over sorority hazings. Politicians duking it out. Yes, one big happy family. Are you tired […]

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