Archive for August, 2011

State of emergency in Connecticut, UBS, state sign agreement, officers’ layoffs

August 29, 2011
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While this weekend was headlined by hurricane Irene and the destruction it brought to the state, here are the political news highlights from and about Connecticut. President Barack Obama signed a document that declares state of emergency in Connecticut, which leads to federal aid for Connecticut in an effort to address the damage done...
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SEBAC deal approved, budget (re)calculations, Shays to start bid for Senate

August 23, 2011
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Here are last week’s political news highlights from and about Connecticut.   On Thursday the State Employees Bargaining Agency Coalition (SEBAC) ratified the new tentative agreement reached between the state government and the SEBAC leaders. According to a press release on the SEBAC’s website, 32 out of the 34 bargaining units in SEBAC’s 15...
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SEBAC ratifies new tentative agreement

August 19, 2011
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The State Employees Bargaining Agency Coalition (SEBAC) ratified Thursday the new tentative agreement reached between the state government and the SEBAC leaders.
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SEBAC to vote on new deal, jobs tours all over the state, McMahon prepares to enter race

August 15, 2011
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Here are this week’s political news highlights from and about Connecticut. In a 2-1 decision the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals found parts of the federal health care overhaul plan passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in April 2010 unconstitutional – particularly the mandate for nearly all Americans to...
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Sources: Linda McMahon to enter senate race

August 12, 2011
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Apparently, former WWE corporate officer Linda McMahon is about to start her second campaign for the U.S. Senate – this time for the seat currently occupied by outgoing U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (I – CT), the Greenwich Time reported. According to the newspaper, sources close to Ms. McMahon said that she hired 30-year-old Republican...
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