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59 Percent Support Massachusetts’ Landmark 2006 health reform law

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A new poll by the Harvard School of Public Health and The Boston Globe finds 59% of Massachusetts residents who are aware of the state’s health reform legislation, which was enacted in 2006, support it. A little more than one in four oppose it (28%), and 13% are not sure. The level of public support […] [Read More]
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DiNARDO TO RELL: CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS DESERVE SOME ANSWERS

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Connecticut Democratic Party Chairwomen Nancy DiNardo today asked Governor M. Jodi Rell to take time from her vacation in South Carolina to answer some questions about the recent actions of her top staff members concerning a Freedom of Information (FOI) request by the Hartford Courant’s Jon Lender. Lender recently submitted an FOI request to obtain […] [Read More]
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School Stimulus $ Not Proportionate To Poverty Level

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As students and their tax paying parents settle into the return to school, most are in the dark about the unprecedented $100 billion in education funds made available through the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This historic investment, focused on turning around the nation’s 5,000 worst performing schools, is equal to nearly 16 percent […] [Read More]
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Ken Krayeske Was On A List

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of potentially dangerous people, because he had protested against Governor Rell, and asked others to join him. CNN reports: Embedded video from CNN Video [Read More]
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Dodd Meets With Bloggers

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In person (link offers videos and a great view of the back of my head). Read a comprehensive write-up of the meeting at CTBob by Kirby. (Scroll down to “We Are Given Moments Historically.”) and via video. [Read More]
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Democrats Fighting The Public Option

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Senator Dodd: “They’re not bad people – they reflect to a large extent the constituencies from where they come.” Me: “Except for Joe Lieberman, of course.” [Read More]
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POVERTY INCREASE IN CONNECTICUT WAS LARGEST IN NATION, CENSUS DATA SHOW

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New Census data from the American Community Survey reveal that the economic recession has hit Connecticut families hard, as the percentage of people in poverty in Connecticut in 2008 increased over 2007 levels by the largest margin of any state in the country. In 2008, 9.3% of Connecticut residents (314,806) had incomes under the Federal […] [Read More]
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Chris Dodd and I Discuss Afghanistan

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That’s me asking him the initial question (at a meeting The Senator was gracious enough to have with some CT. bloggers.) [Read More]
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Connecticut Gives Away $27 Million to McMahons

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Thanks Jim Amman! Ever wonder where Linda McMahon is going to get the $30 million she has threatened to spend in the Senate race? From the State of Connecticut – that’s where! Connecticut taxpayers gave McMahon and the WWE at least $14.2 million to produce SmackDown! in 2007-2008, $4.1 million to produce RAW, and $9 […] [Read More]
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SIMMONS, FOLEY BATTLE FOR THE BUSHES

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Republican U.S. Senate Candidates Rob Simmons and Tom Foley are doing their best to ensure that Bush family holidays are as awkward and uncomfortable as possible, lining up politically-involved and wealthy Bushes in each of their respective camps. Both candidates have strong ties to George W. Bush. Simmons was a Bush cheerleader while serving in […] [Read More]
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