Majority Dems sense political issue more than a week after tropical storm; call for hearings

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Here’s the release from majority Democrats, issued the better part of a week after Rep. Kim Fawcett, D-Fairfield, called for legislative hearings into the response to Tropical Storm Irene: After Irene: General Assembly To Hold Legislative Hearing On Readiness and Response Legislative leaders say public deserves answers – call for legislative hearing & investigation Hartford: […] [Read More]
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What do you me WE? Malloy’s office sustains the smallest cut of $135 million

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The list of unilateral cuts just released by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy includes a whopping $7,110 sacrifice from his office, the smallest among more than 100 line items reduced. Shared Sacrifice? [Read More]

As September 11 anniversary gets closer, Gov. Malloy plans to save $400,000 in “reduced” security measures at state offices

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Nestled in the list of $135 million in budget cuts released a few minutes ago by the governor’s office, is a $400,000 reduction in security costs in the Department of Administrative Services, which runs most of the state’s non-legislative infrastructure. [Read More]

Speaker of the House Chris Donovan will tour 5th District to officially announce Congressional candidacy

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It’s not exactly a secret that Speaker of the House Chris Donovan, the veteran Meriden Democrat, is looking to fill the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives that will be vacated by Rep. Chris Murphy, who will seek the U.S. Senate position held since 1989 by Joe Lieberman. He’s been raising money, but what […] [Read More]

Who’s more astute at PR than Gov. Dan Malloy? State parks, beaches free Friday through Monday

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Malloy ordered the freebies through the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. For those without power, you might want to check ahead to see if your park of choice has showers. [Read More]

Bethel, New Milford. among statewide locations where residents should boil water

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Here’s the list of neighborhoods where the Department of Public Health recommends boiling water before drinking it Ashford Hills Associates, LLC, Ashford • Woodlawn Apartments, LLC, Ashford • Mar-Lea Park Apts, Ashford • Elmwood Court LLC, Bethel • Brooklyn Manor, Brooklyn • Aaron Manor Nursing & Rehab Center, Chester • Cedar Grove Mobile Home Park, […] [Read More]