Archive for September, 2010

State deficit, health care reform takes effect, candidates lay out plans

September 27, 2010
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Here are the more important news from the political scene in and about Connecticut for the previous seven days. In electoral politics, In the race for U.S. Senate, Ted Kennedy, Jr. sent a request to former WWE corporate officer Linda McMahon’s campaign to stop using his uncle – former President John F. Kennedy –...
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Cross-fire heats up, no criminal investigation of Bysiewicz, SBJCA going to Obama for his signature

September 20, 2010
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Here are some of the most important news from the political world last week in an about Connecticut. In electoral politics, In the race for the U.S. Senate, In a latest Quinnipiac University Poll, state Attorney General Richard Blimenthal is leading former WWE corporate officer Linda McMahon by a 6-percent margin (51-45) among 875...
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Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez sentenced to three years in prison

September 14, 2010
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Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez was sentenced to three years in prison by the Hartford Superior Court. Prosecutor Michael Gailor had offered a sentence of five years to the judge in the case, Julia Dewey, for the purpose of serving as a deterrent to potential future corruption acts, according to the Hartford Courant.
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Debate on the debates, pension and health care, eye on recovery

September 13, 2010
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As summer draws to a close and fall arrives, the all important general elections are closer by the minute. As always, the election theme dominated the political news last week, but there were a few other things that impact us all. Here are highlights from last week’s political life in and about Connecticut.
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Budget on the mind, education, elections

September 6, 2010
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Here are last week’s highlights from the political life in and about Connecticut. In electoral politics, RaisingHale.com, a project of the Yankee Institute for Public Policy, a Connecticut think-tank, reported on a Mercatus Center projection on Connecticut’s budget with a hypothetically imposed spending cap. According to the study, a Connecticut spending cap in accordance...
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