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Who says Legislature doesn’t answer the tough questions?

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If you say the General Assembly is a desert, you are off by a consonant. The answer, which the Regulation Review Committee will vote on tomorrow is: dessert. Yep they’re poised to make exemptions in the realm of frozen desserts Here’s the reg: “Section 1. The Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies are hereby amended by […] [Read More]
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Tensions escalated between minority lawmakers and police chiefs

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HARTFORD — State’s Rep. Bruce Morris, D-Norwalk, chairman of the legislative Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, set off some fireworks last week when he recalled a recent encounter with a Norwalk  cop who stopped him in an apparent late-night racial-profiling incident. Morris responded to the state’s Police Chiefs Association during a public hearing on bills covering […] [Read More]
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Watch out belowwwwww!!!

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http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Ken-Dixon-An-eagle-s-glorious-7-story-flight-6149224.php   [Read More]
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Capitol eagle will fly again

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Eric Connery, facilities administrator at the Capitol, says that the fallen brass eagle that landed in the north lawn yesterday afternoon will fly again atop the flag staff that displays the state colors high above the west entrance. He told the Blogster that the beast was likely original to the 1878 building. He said it […] [Read More]
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Sources: Malloy set to select lobbyist daughter-in-law of Democratic lawyer pal to be Insurance commish

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  Sources indicate that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is set to reward omnipresent Democratic fundraiser and state party stalwart James A. Wade, by nominating his daughter-in-law Katie Wade, a former VP of governmental affairs – that’s a lobbyist – at Cigna, to become the next commissioner of the state Department of Insurance. Updating this on […] [Read More]
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Eagle flew on Wednesday

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How windy was it yesterday? It was so windy that an antique metal eagle atop a flagpole on the Capitol’s west side took flight, plummeting seven stories to the north lawn. No one was hurt in the 5 p.m. incident. The bird (left, photo by Dixon) was retrieved by security personnel who heard the crash. […] [Read More]
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Hours after Gabby Giffords spoke against gun violence, domestic murder/suicide in Durham

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Yesterday, former US Rep Gabby Giffords, seriously wounded in a 2011 shooting in Arizona, appeared in the Capitol to speak out against domestic violence. Less than five hours later, State Police responded to a murder suicide of a couple in Durham. Here is the release: “On March 17, 2015, at 7:36 p.m., State Police at […] [Read More]
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Malloy to lawmakers: Don’t think that another casino means more state revenue

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HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is skeptical over a plan to build at least one additional casino, warning Tuesday that if the General Assembly thinks it will increase revenue, lawmakers are wrong. Malloy, speaking with reporters after the monthly meeting of the State Bond Commission, said that since taking office in 2011, the state’s […] [Read More]
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