Archive for September, 2009

More grants coming to the state, Linda McMahon for Senate

September 30, 2009
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Here are some of the most important news in Connecticut for the past week. There has been a lot of news of federal stimulus funds coming to the state. Almost $850,000 stimulus money through the U.S. Department of Energy will go to the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control for creating new jobs and...
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First-ever economic strategic plan for Connecticut, more stimulus money coming to the state

September 21, 2009
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Among the most interesting political news in the State of Connecticut last week: In Washington, Senator Joe Lieberman (I – CT) – together with Senator Susan Collins (R – Maine) are working on a bill that will address cyber security issues. Cyber crimes can lead to stealing particularly essential information from a computer such...
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Pledge of a statewide fight against H1N1

September 14, 2009
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Here’s some of the most important news in Connecticut politics for the past week: In Hartford, Governor M. Jodi Rell nominated Acting Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Amey Marrella to serve as permanent DEP Commissioner, as announced on the Governor’s official website.
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Budget deal combined with Solitaire, Mayor Perez arrested again

September 8, 2009
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Here’s what made headlines in Connecticut last week: The state finally has a budget – after a quarter year of a stalemate. Republican Governor M. Jodi Rell has not signed the budget bill yet but she has not vetoed it either which, per state Constitution, means that in five days the bill would become a law...
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State finance law ruled unconstitutional, compromises on a future budget worked, still no CT budget approved

September 1, 2009
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Here’s some of the most important news in Connecticut politics that happened lastweek. In Hartford, Republican Governor M. Jodi Rell urged the Connecticut Congressional delegation to roll their sleeves for a new federal program that would extend unemployment benefits. She cited her economic advisors as letting her know that this recession has changed certain...
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