Archive for August, 2009

New record on no budget, worsening economic conditions, business tax delinquents exposed

August 24, 2009
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Here’s what has been news for the past week in the Connecticut political life. In Washington, a little more than $31.5 million in grants has been released by the U.S. Department of Transportation through the economic stimulus package for improving the railway infrastructure in New Haven and Danbury. Senator Joe Lieberman (CT-I) praised the...
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Tax-free week, government assistance, affordability on CT politicians’ agenda

August 17, 2009
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Here’s what made news in Connecticut’s politics the past week. Republican Governor M. Jodi Rell reminded Connecticut residents of the tax-free week which will start on August 16 and end on August 22. The nine-year old program which takes place on the third week of August will exempt clothing and shoes under $300 from sales...
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Senator Dodd acquitted, SustiNet appointments, grants

August 10, 2009
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Here’s a summary on what was making news last week in the world of Connecticut politics. Emergency Notification System (ENS), whose purpose is to notify the public through recorded or electronic messages about dangerous weather, natural disasters and other crises is going to operate statewide after September 1, making Connecticut the first state in...
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Trains, milk and still no budget

August 3, 2009
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Another busy week in Connecticut politics. In Hartford, Governor M. Jodi Rell informed state residents of a plan to expand regular Short Line East (SLE) service to New London. The Connecticut commuter rail has stations in New Haven (Union Station and State Street Station), Branford, Guilford, Madison, Clinton, Westbrook, Old Saybrook and New London....
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