Archive for January, 2011

CID acting commissioner’s decisions, Malloy rules out bankruptcy, Foley apparently considering rematch

January 31, 2011
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Here are last week’s news higlights in and about Connecticut. In Hartford, On Monday, the Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) website published six orders from its acting commissioner, Barbara Spear, three dated January 10 and other three dated January 21. Here is a list of what she approved: a Medicare supplement rate increase request from...
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Run for Lieberman’s seat, Connecticut back on the map, U.S. Reps assigned to committees

January 24, 2011
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Here are some of the most important news from last week from the political life in and about Connecticut. On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (I – CT) announced that he will not be seeking reelection in 2012. Soon after that, U.S. Representative Chris Murphy (D, CT – 5th District) announced his bid for...
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Senate campaign heats up early

January 21, 2011
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U.S. Representative Chris Murphy announced yesterday his bid for the U.S. Senate currently occupied by Joe Lieberman, and independent.On his announcement video on Youtube, the three-term representative from Connecticut’s fifth congressional district said that the state needs a “new progressive voice in the Senate who listens to us, who knows that creating jobs requires...
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Working groups to work, sports merchandise site breached, Valentine appointed to a public post in Stamford

January 17, 2011
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Here are last week’s political news highlights from and about Connecticut. The previous Monday, twelve working groups, appointed by Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, submitted their final reports on twelve areas. Each working group was assigned an area to recommend policies and priorities, and calculated each of the...
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New Connecticut government takes the helm, Republicans discuss elections, other news

January 10, 2011
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Here are highlights from last week’s political life in and about Connecticut. On Wednesday, January 5, the new administration, headed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, officially took the helm of the State of Connecticut after a swear-in ceremony in Hartford. Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed three executive orders as his first action as governor....
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