Monthly Archive for January, 2012

: January, 2012

Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti considering run at Congress

Republican Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti is considering a run at the 5th District Congressional seat currently held by Democrat Jim Himes in 2012. The 56-year-old Lauretti, who is entering his 21st year
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Retirement as a way around D-SNAP investigation?

According to an excellent source within state government, two of the 44 state workers currently under investigation for fraudulently receiving federal disaster aid have chosen to retire rather than
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State Rep. Chris Coutu, 2nd District congressional candidate, will go off to active duty in Air Force Reserve

Rep. Chris Coutu, who has staked out a far-right agenda as a candidate for the GOP nomination challenging U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, will be going on active duty for the United States Army from February
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Which lawmaker will propose eliminating the “hidden tax” on cable and satellite television?

State Sen. Len Suzio, R-Meriden and Michael Fox, head of the Stamford-based Gasoline and Automotive Service Dealers of America, have teamed to force the legislature and governor to take a hard look at
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Bear hunt is not clothing-optional. Don’t call him Dannel Boone, Malloy says it’s not on the front burner

The DEEP has floated the idea for a bear hunt, similar to revenue-producing hunts in New England and most recently, New Jersey, where nearly 500 black bears were blasted by hunters. Gov. Dannel
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