Monthly Archive for June, 2011

: June, 2011

Derby Rep. Klarides apologizes after Twitter blunder

State Rep. Themis Klarides, who represents Derby, Orange and Woodbridge, apologized Thursday afternoon after re-tweeting a comment earlier in the morning by another person that called Gov. Dannel P.
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Lieberman partners with Coburn on Medicare plan

The latest plan to reform Medicare comes from a partnership of Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-CT, and Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma. The pair unveiled the main details of their plan Tuesday, saying
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Christie: The unions stuck it to Malloy

New Jersey’s outspoken Republican Gov. Chris Christie has had his run-ins with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in the past. And on Monday morning he did not hold back in gloating over Malloy’s most recent
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Could there be a second vote?

Reports of the concession plan’s demise may be greatly exaggerated. At least that’s what one union official and a state rep. think. Reporter Brian Lockhart wrote on his blog “Political Capitol” that a
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Social services workers reject concessions plan, deal could be doomed

SEBAC spokesman Larry Dorman has a lot to ponder after the latest AFSCME bargaining unit rejection of the concession package. The third-largest bargaining unit in the state’s largest employees union
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Inside the Quinnipiac poll

A Quinnipiac poll released this morning has plenty of bad news for Gov. Malloy, who gets negative remarks both on his overall job performance (38 percent approve while 44 percent disapprove) and his
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Hearst CT poll: How would you grade Malloy, legislature?

With a historic legislative session in the books, we want to know how you’d rate the performance of Gov. Dannel Malloy and the Democratic-controlled state legislature. Vote in the poll and — just as
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