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Why did John Boehner fight against jobs for teachers, cops and firefighters?

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Here’s a new ad from the Democratic National Committee: The ad mentions John Boehner’s opposition to legislation which the President signed recently to help cash strapped states keep teachers, police and firefighters on the job and his support for tax loopholes which encourage multi-national companies to ship jobs overseas. Not only did Boehner lead the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Restaurants

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To the commenter who asked if I ever went anywhere besides Fairfield: I have eaten in almost every one of the restaurants listed below. Bookmark this page for future reference! Updated with info from Nancy Hadley Downtown Amici Miei 957 Main Street 203 540 5360 Cafe Roma 269 Fairfield Avenue (203) 333-0055 El Pueblito, 121 […] [Read More]
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Five Steps to Make the U.S.A. Global Leader in Energy Efficiency

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And Seven Simple Ways Consumers Can Start Saving Today The U.S. energy consumption per capita was at its lowest level in 41 years last year. Americans have bought more energy efficient lightbulbs and appliances, run their air conditioners less and even line dry their clothes. So why does the U.S. use more energy than most […] [Read More]
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New Report Says Global Warming to Bring More Extreme Weather

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On the heels of a summer that saw many parts of the country hit by record heat, severe storms and damaging floods, a new Environment Connecticut report documents how global warming could lead to extreme weather events becoming even more common in the future. The report also highlights recent extreme weather events that have impacted […] [Read More]
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MALLOY CAMPAIGN SAYS NEW ADS SHOW ‘THE REAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THESE CANDIDA

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MALLOY CAMPAIGN SAYS NEW ADS SHOW ‘THE REAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THESE CANDIDATES’ Dan Kelly, Campaign Manager for the Dan Malloy for Governor Campaign, today released the following statement: “Today, the differences between Dan Malloy and Tom Foley – in their character, the types of campaigns they’re running, and the kind of governors they’d be – […] [Read More]
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Murphy Campaign Repies To Caligiuri Poll

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Here’s their reply: …“Caligiuri has a broke campaign treasury, no statewide or national buzz, and a fractured Republican party that only gave him 39% of the primary vote. Frankly, the only way for him to generate any attention to this race is to manufacture phony results with a slanted poll. Our campaign’s internal polling has […] [Read More]
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MALLOY ACCUSES FOLEY OF ‘PLAYING GAMES’ OVER DEBATES

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Democratic nominee for Governor Dan Malloy said in a news release this morning that he was disappointed in Tom Foley’s refusal to commit to numerous debates, despite organizers’ best efforts to secure his participation. Arguing that the debates would give the candidates “a great opportunity to compare their records and their vision for the state,” […] [Read More]
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My Favorite Restaurants

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I’ve been to most of the restaurants in Fairfield. However new places keep opening up . Here are my current favorites: Asian Wild Rice 1612 Post Rd Hunan Pavillion 80 Post Rd King & I Thai Restaurant 260 Post Rd Lilac House 2480 Black Rock Tpke Italian Liana’s Trattoria 591 Tunxis Hill Rd Maione’s Brick […] [Read More]
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Labor Day Report: Unemployment and Wage Trends Indicate Continued Supports Needed for Struggling Families

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CT’s Long-term Unemployment Rate the 4th Highest in Nation Connecticut’s long-term unemployment rate is the fourth highest among all states, according to a new Labor Day weekend report on jobs and wages in the state. “The State of Working Connecticut 2010,” released by Connecticut Voices for Children, a research-based policy think tank, also finds that […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Will be Unable to Expand Successful Jobs Programs If U.S. Senate Fails to Extend TANF Emergency Fund

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A greatly expanded Connecticut subsidized employment program, which has provided jobs for over 6,000 low-income parents and youth, will never reach its full potential unless Congress this fall extends the federal program that funded it, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The employment program uses federal dollars provided […] [Read More]
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