Archive for January, 2010

Campaign financing landmark decision, Energy Star rebates, campaign updates

January 26, 2010
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Here are the highlights from Connecticut’s political life from last week. Senator Chris Dodd (D – CT) announced that the Connecticut Employment and Training Administration will receive $3.36 million in stimulus money through the U.S. Department of Labor for green jobs training. Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal (D) who is running for Senator Dodd’s...
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More stimulus money comes to the state, Bysiewicz changes races, Senate race heats up

January 18, 2010
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Here are the policial news highlights from the previous week that concern Connecticut. In a press release, Senator Chris Dodd (D – CT) expressed support for President Barack Obama’s Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee, which would require the biggest Wall Street firms that took advantage of the TARP program to pay back the American taxpayers...
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Senator Dodd retires from Congress, Blumenthal to run

January 11, 2010
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Here are the highlights from last week’s political life in Connecticut. Senator Chris Dodd (D – CT) announced on Wednesday outside his home in East Haddam that he is not going to seek reelection in 2010. The longest term Connecticut Senator denied family matters and present political standing as reasons not to seek reelection...
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Budget woes, higher minimum wages going into the new year

January 4, 2010
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As the new 2010 was coming in, political life in Connecticut was as busy as ever. Here are the highlights. Governor M. Jodi Rell announced on her website that $26 million for the rail line connecting New Haven, Hartford and Springfield (NHHS) will be on the January 8 agenda for the state’s Bond Commission, which...
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