Archive for October, 2009

President Obama in CT, MTA with new rail cars, CT to be short $332.5 million in two years

October 26, 2009
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 Here are some of the most interesting political news about Connecticut from last week: Funds coming to Connecticut from the Federal Government: $1,765,000 from the FY 2010 Homeland Security Appropriations bill is going to Connecticut’s New London, Hartford, Torrington and Westport for constructions, expansions and replacements, if President Barack Obama signs it into law. The...
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New Haven sued again, Q3 campaign fundraising results published

October 20, 2009
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Here are some news highlights connected with Connecticut during the past week: Funds coming from Washington: $2,460 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the purchase of four defibrillators which defibrillators will be placed in areas of heavy traffic throughout the town, as reported on Representative Joe...
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Major ethics scandal involving the Governor, new GOP contenders for Congress

October 12, 2009
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Here are highlights from the Connecticut political world last week. Senator Chris Dodd (D – CT) is working on a proposal introduced by Senators Harry Reid (D – NV), Jack Reed (D – RI) and Jeanne Shaheen (D – NH) to ensure quickly extended unemployment insurance (UI) by 14 additional weeks to jobless workers nationwide,...
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Federal funds, new prospective candidate for Governor, final state budget provisions

October 5, 2009
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Last week was another busy week in Connecticut politics. Once again, there were many different Connecticut recipients of stimulus funds from the gederal government. Here are some of them: The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) and Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven, Inc. will receive a little more than $85,000 and close to $119,000...
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