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The Bridgeport-Norwalk-Stamford Area Ranks First Out of 100 U.S. Metro Areas

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According to a new Brookings Institution Report First in Zoning Restrictions First in Economic Segregation First in Housing Cost Gap and First in Test Score Gap (between low-income and middle/high income students) Wow! First in all 4 categories measured! The underlying paper argues that exclusionary zoning is the major factor contributing to the test score […] [Read More]
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Eric Cantor Doesn’t Say There Is Anti-Semitism in Congress

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But his silence pretty strongly says there is: [Read More]
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Understanding How “Education Reform” “Protects” Teachers

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by Jon Pelto from Wait, What The Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now, Inc (ConnCAN) and the other groups pushing Governor Malloy’s “Education Reform” bill continue to claim that a vital portion of the bill is the “Commissioner’s Network” in which Connecticut’s Commissioner of Education is given unprecedented powers to take over up to 25 schools, […] [Read More]
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54 National Park Areas Jeopardized Under Bogus “National Security” Bill Advancing in U.S. House

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Legislation pending in the U.S. House of Representatives that is being falsely touted as improving U.S. border security would instead “have the potential to devastate 54 of America’s national parks, historic sites, national monuments and other popular park icons and negatively impact the nation’s economy,” according to a warning issued today by the Coalition of […] [Read More]
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REPUBLICANS SLASH PROGRAM THAT FEEDS CHILDREN AND SENIORS

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Yesterday, the House Agriculture Committee marked up a bill to meet the instructions in the House Majority’s recently passed budget to cut $33.2 billion from programs in its jurisdiction over ten years. The Republicans proposed and reported out a bill that would take all of the funding cuts from the food stamp program, ignoring all […] [Read More]
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My Grandfather’s First? Car

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The Connecticut. Dept. of Motor Vehicles has put its old vehicle registration on-line. Here are two vehicles registered to my grandfather: Connecticut motor vehicle register (Volume 1915:May/June-Aug.) : 2423 __ Oldsmobile 60637, .’07, 1000 lbs. Julius Schine, 697 Pemborke St., Bridgeport Connecticut motor vehicle register (Volume 1918): 8245 Rco Com F ’17 13040 Julius Schine, […] [Read More]
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More On Mitt’s Secrets

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Romney’s Secrets

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