Monthly Archive for May, 2011

: May, 2011

Merrill says presidential primary likely to be April 24

This from Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s office: House Passage of HB 6532 Puts Connecticut on Path to Have Unified Presidential Primary with Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island Hartford:
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Write a caption for this photo

Let’s hear it folks. Two prominent guys, both of them enjoying pretty good springs, sharing the White House podium. What’s your caption? Be creative (but tasteful) and type away!
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A look at the 15 different state unions

There are 15 different unions in the State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) represent 34 bargaining units, each with their own contracts as noted: 1. Council 4 – AFSCME, AFL-CIO 15,600
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How the state employee unions work

This fact sheet comes directly from: The State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition: The State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) serves to unite all fifteen unions representing
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Malloy statement on union agreement

Malloy statement: (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy made the following remarks at a news conference this afternoon announcing an agreement between his administration and state employee union
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Hearst CT poll: Rate Malloy’s handling of the budget

Gov. Malloy’s announcement that his administration has reached a deal with state employee union leaders means the process of plugging $2 billion budget gap with cost-cutting and union concessions is
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Hearst CT poll: Do you agree with Malloy on layoffs?

In an effort to fill a $2 billion gap in the state budget recently passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Malloy announced Tuesday morning that the administration will
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Unscientific Hearst CT poll: Who do Dems like in Senate race?

We’ll get to hypothetical Republican and general election matchups down the road, but with the Democratic field becoming more clear, we want to hear from you today on this question:

If you’re a probable Democratic primary voter, who among Murphy, Bysiewicz and Tong do you prefer?

First Look: Inside the 9/11 Memorial

Hearst Connecticut Newspapers was granted exclusive access to the Sept. 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site on May 5, 2011.
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Blumenthal to miss WTC ceremony to attend son’s deployment

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has as valid excuse as anyone to miss a wreath-laying ceremony with President Obama Thursday at the World Trade Center site. Connecticut’s former attorney
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