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Opening Day of trout season moves up to April 11

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The sterile Triploid Grass Carp (left NY Dept of Env Conservation) is the reason why Opening Day of the trout season will now be a week earlier than usual. The General Assembly’s Regulation Review Committee just approved new rules that include the Opening Day’s calendar move from the typical third Saturday in April to the […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Legislature is at your disposal

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http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Ken-Dixon-The-proposal-before-the-disposal-6093175.php [Read More]
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Malloy, at White House, named to new post

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No, he’s not moving to Washington. Malloy was named by the White House to become co-chairman of the Council of Governors, a bi-partisan council of 10 governors selected by the President for two-year terms. This from Malloy’s office: “The Council is intended to serve as a forum for discussion of National Guard and homeland defense issues, […] [Read More]
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Andres Ayala’s nomination to head DMV turbo-glides through committee

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Next stop is the final Senate vote for Andres Ayala Jr., the former single-term Bridgeport state senator, who sailed through his meeting with the Executive & Legislative Nominations Committee on Thursday in under 20 minutes. The committee, in an 8-0 vote, then approved his nomination to head the Department of Motor Vehicles and its 775 […] [Read More]
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Malloy Budget Day 2: Barnes faces the music

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  On the day after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget proposal, Benjamin Barnes, left, secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, spent the afternoon Thursday with the legislative Appropriations Committee. Barnes, the architect of the two-year, $40 billion spending package, defended $590 million in cuts. The bipartisan committee was polite, if highly critical, during […] [Read More]
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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton tweets again, and again

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“Full Day Kindergarten laudable goal, but who pays for it? #Mandate” Thus went a tweet from Republican Mayor Mark Boughton, a high-profile Twitter fan, during the governor’s budget address yesterday. Well, according to the state Department of Education, Danbury’s all-day K is funded by state and federal sources. Here’s a link to a 2012 release […] [Read More]
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Malloy off to NGA

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Governor Dannel P. Malloy is off to the winter meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington. ” In addition to attending the conference’s sessions and committee meetings, the Governor will participate in meetings at the White House with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and other cabinet secretaries,” Malloy’s office says. “On Friday […] [Read More]
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Supreme Court Chief Justice Rogers first to complain about gov’s budget

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From Supreme Court Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers: “The Judicial Branch opposes the budget proposal to dismantle the organizational and management infrastructure of its Court Support Services Division and place its various functions in multiple Executive Branch agencies.  Our concern is that we have seen no evidence substantiating how this proposal will result in greater […] [Read More]
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