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Monthly Archive for September, 2009

: September, 2009

59 Percent Support Massachusetts’ Landmark 2006 health reform law

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
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DiNARDO TO RELL: CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS DESERVE SOME ANSWERS

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
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School Stimulus $ Not Proportionate To Poverty Level

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
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Ken Krayeske Was On A List

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

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
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Democrats Fighting The Public Option

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.”
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POVERTY INCREASE IN CONNECTICUT WAS LARGEST IN NATION, CENSUS DATA SHOW

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
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Chris Dodd and I Discuss Afghanistan

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

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
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SIMMONS, FOLEY BATTLE FOR THE BUSHES

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
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