Rogue Redding electric-supply negotiator gets lit up for 2.5 years in the slammer

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The state Department of Criminal Justice has announced that Raymond Sanzone, 44, of Redding, has been sentenced to serve 2 ½ years in prison and ordered to pay more than $340,000 in restitution, for overcharging more than 100 victims, including cities, towns and private schools on the commissions he received for making deals with their […] [Read More]
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Attorney General George Jepsen elected into leadership of national group

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Attorney General George Jepsen has been elected to the vice presidency of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). “I appreciate the support of my fellow attorneys general, and I’m honored to take on this new role within NAAG,” Jepsen said in a statement. “Attorneys general around the country truly demonstrate just how much can […] [Read More]
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Malloy set to tout state’s progress in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions

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Dannel P. Malloy this morning will reveal details of a new state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection report on the state’s reduction of greenhouse gas emissions linked to global climate change.  The 11 a.m. announcement will be made at Crest Mechanical Services, 41 Walnut Street, where the firm is participating in a renewable-energy program.   […] [Read More]
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Thinking summer? Yesterday, Gov. Malloy signed ski-safety bill.

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The Blogster doesn’t like to shovel, but does enjoy wearing a more-modern pair of barrel staves to shush down snow-covered hills. Yesterday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a a new law, to take effect October 1, aimed at expanding safety checks and duties of ski-lift operators. Here’s the bill summary: “It requires the operators to […] [Read More]
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Access Health CT launches mobile app

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Access Health CT, the state’s health exchange under the federal Affordable Care Act, has launched the nation’s first mobile application for consumers to research coverage options. It’s free. “We’re excited to offer the mobile app as another way for consumers to connect and enroll with Access Health CT,” said Kevin Counihan, chief executive officer of Access […] [Read More]
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“Jane Doe,” transgender youth in state custody, tentatively accepted in Mass treatment facility where she would have private bedroom

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  HARTFORD – Department of Children and Families (DCF) Commissioner Joette Katz just announced that the 16-year-old known as “Jane Doe,” has been tentatively accepted at a private treatment center for youths in Massachusetts where the staff is trained in the issues of transgender youths. Katz expects her to be admitted within the next two weeks, […] [Read More]
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State Dept of Labor to hold seminar on drug-testing in the workplace

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The complicated topic, made even more so by the leaglization of marijuana for medical use, will be discussed during a breakfast seminar June 27 in the DOL’s Wethersfield. The session, called “Drug Testing in Connecticut: Are You Confused Yet?” will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and includes a continental breakfast. “Understanding the state’s drug […] [Read More]
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Are you an employer? State DOL will be available at Business Expo on June 5

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The Connecticut Department of Labor will staff a booth this week at the CT Business Expo. The June 5 event will be held in the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford.  The DOL workers will be answering questions on services available to state employers. The Expo will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. […] [Read More]
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