Where State failed, Bridgeport to lead way in mattress recycling

State legislators during the recently concluded 2012 session failed to pass a law making Connecticut the first state in the nation requiring mattress producers recycle old mattresses. The bill –
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Whitnum running as small “i” independent

For those of you who care about the political future of Israel-opposing, Chris Murphy-bashing, lawsuit-filing, ex-Democrat Lee Whitnum of Greenwich… This weekend we published my report about how
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Decoding the Supreme Court: Five things to look for in immigration, ObamaCare rulings

As early as today, the U.S. Supreme Court will render its verdicts on two of the most politically divisive issues of the past decade, immigration and health care. As the justices announce the fate of
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Bysiewicz campaign breaks silence, calls primary momentum “incredible”

Is there really a Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in August? I was beginning to wonder if perhaps ex-Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz had decided after losing ground in the June 6 Quinnipiac
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Linda’s other fortune

Linda McMahon and the word “fortune” go hand-in-hand. But fortune teller? The rival campaign of Christopher Shays took a swipe Wednesday at McMahon flack Erin Isaac for comments she made to Hearst
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Feds looking at another 5th District campaign, ex-Guv. Rowland

Just a few weeks after House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign was rocked by a federal probe, Hartford Courant columnist Kevin Rennie today reported a federal criminal grand jury is
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Murphy on Donovan: Primary voters will decide

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy today kicked off his Senate campaign’s jobs tour with visits to Manchester and Stamford. I caught up with Murphy at the latter stop – Total Image Beauty and Barber. Most of the
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Lumaj exits Senate race stage right, will endorse Linda

The Albanian-American community will have to wait for one of its own to get elected to the U.S. Senate. Peter Lumaj won’t be on the Republican primary ballot Aug. 14. In an interview with Hearst
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