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MALLOY LOOKS BACK ON LEGISLATIVE SESSION

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Says Connecticut ‘can’t keep running from its problems’ Former Stamford Mayor and current Democratic candidate for Governor Dan Malloy today released the following statement at the close of the Legislative session: “These are difficult times. With Connecticut’s budget so far into the red, it’s no secret that expectations were lowered heading into this Legislative session. […] [Read More]
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New Haven Leaders Endorses Lamont – Glassman Ticket

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DeStefano Praises Lamont’s Ideas and Experience Ned Lamont accepted the endorsement of New Haven Mayor John DeStefano and the New Haven Democratic Town Committee (DTC) at a news conference at the John C. Daniels School. New Haven DTC Chair Susan Voigt joined DeStefano in praising Lamont and Glassman’s leadership and vision for Connecticut. “Ned and […] [Read More]
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Nice Ad From Mike Fedele

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Must be the OTHER Mike Fedele, not the one who has been Rell’s Lt. Governor for the past 4 years: [Read More]
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DELAURO CALLS FOR ACTION ON TYLENOL RECALL

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Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3) released the following statement in reaction to the news today that Johnson & Johnson was aware of customer complaints a year ago about 43 different types of medications that are currently being recalled. The company also knowingly produced contaminated children’s and infant’s Tylenol products. “The quality control failures flagged by […] [Read More]
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DECLINING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS KEEP OLDER MEN IN WORKFORCE

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The decline in the generosity of Social Security benefits for workers who recently reached their 60s has been the leading cause of the trend toward delayed retirement of older men, a new national study suggests. Between the periods of 1988-1992 and 2001-2005, there was a 4.7 percentage point increase in the number of men aged […] [Read More]
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Senate Passes Energy Bill

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The state Senate has passed the energy package in a 20-14 vote largely along party lines with most Democrats voting in favor and Republicans opposed to the measure. The legislation is Senate Bill 493, which now proceeds for consideration in the state House of Representatives. Helping Consumers Implements a process to lower electric rates 15% […] [Read More]
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HEALTH CARE REFORM WILL BRING QUALITY, AFFORDABLE INSURANCE TO EARLY RETIREES

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The Early Retiree Reinsurance program, which was created by the health care reform legislation, will bring quality, affordable insurance to early retirees starting this year. The program, which goes into effect next month, provides $5 billion to small businesses and other employers to reduce health care costs for their retirees. The Department of Health and […] [Read More]
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Republicans Are Better

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at communicating: Compare the Democratic State Central website here in Connecticut with the Republicans. (Kurantowicz is no relation.) The Democrats have nothing to compare to this: Let me repeat: nothing, nada, rien du tout, bupkis. No blog, Facebook, e-mail, Twitter, videos on YouTube, pictures on Flickr, nothing. and how about press releases? Democratic press releases […] [Read More]
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