Archive for February, 2011

Special elections, Malloy, Christie square off, Bond Commission approvals and much more

February 28, 2011
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Here are last week’s highlights of the news from and about Connecticut’s political world. On Thursday, the State Bond Commission approved more than $450 million in borrowing in a first meeting of its new members after the elections in November. Possibly the most distinguished of the 41 projects approved for issuing bonding on are...
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Denise Merrill to certify winners

February 25, 2011
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Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill just announced on her Facebook page that she will be certifying the results of the special elections that took place on Tuesday. There were three elections for the state Senate and six elections for the state House of Representatives. According to the secretary of the state’s website, the...
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Special elections on Tuesday – unofficial results

February 23, 2011
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Nine special elections took place on Tuesday – six for the state House of Representatives and three for the state Senate. Here are the unofficial results. In the races for the state Senate, Former state Representative Theresa Gerrantana, a Democrat, beat New Britain Mayor Timothy Stewart, a Republican, for the sixth district. The district...
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Budget proposal, Schiff thinking of moving to Florida, special elections this week

February 21, 2011
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Here are the news highlights from the world of politics in and about Connecticut. Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced on Wednesday afternoon his budget proposal in front of a  joint session by the Connecticut General Assembly (CGA). His budget address took place at the state House of Representatives floor, and lasted for about...
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State agencies to be eliminated and consolidated, municipalities to escape the axe, special elections

February 15, 2011
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Here are last week’s political news highlights from the state of Connecticut. On Tuesday, state Attorney General George Jepsen expressed disapproval of Connecticut Light & Power’s intention to replace current electric meters with advanced technology noting that the current electric meters, reportedly installed between 1994 and 2005, had a 20-year warranty. He also deemed...
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