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MSNBC highlights Tong’s candidacy

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State Rep. William Tong’s, D-Stamford campaign for his party’s U.S. Senate nomination is promoting the candidate’s recent appearance on MSNBC. It’s always interesting to see the national media focus on a Connecticut politician other than Sen. Joseph Lieberman, the “independent Democrat” from Stamford that Tong and others are vying to replace. The segment focuses heavily […] [Read More]
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Unless Congress acts, 70,000 Connecticut families face higher student loan interest rates

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More than 70,000 Connecticut students face higher interest rates on college loans they receive after July 1 if Congress fails to act. The White House today implored lawmakers to continue to fund the government-subsidized Stafford loan program that offers college students an interest rate of 3.4 percent on their loans. If Congress doesn’t act, the […] [Read More]

Get ready to ride to work during National Bike Month

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  Here’s today’s news release: “With May designated as National Bike Month and May 18 as National Bike to Work Day, Bike Walk Connecticut is taking the lead to encourage bike commuting.  Bike commuting reduces vehicle traffic, avoids pollution, saves gas–and burns calories!  Bike to Work Day is May 18 Bike Walk Connecticut is helping […] [Read More]
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