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Democracy Cup Awarded For Turnout

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut election officials have announced this year’s winners of the “Democracy Cup” for towns and cities with the highest voter turnout. With 75 percent turnout in the November election, Cornwall was […]

12/13/2014

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Meriden Corporation Counsel Improperly Appointed

The state Supreme Court on Friday ordered Meriden to remove the city’s corporation counsel from office.

12/12/2014

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DeFronzo Retiring, Currey To Be Named To DAS

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he plans to appoint state Motor Vehicles Commissioner Melody Currey to head the Department of Administrative Services, succeeding Commissioner Donald DeFronzo, who is retiring.

12/12/2014

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Texas Company Pulls Out Of Deal To Buy Five State Hospitals

A Texas-based health care organization is pulling out of plans to acquire five Connecticut Hospitals — and it’s blaming Connecticut’s regulatory climate.

12/11/2014

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Mental Health Needs Persist, Two Years After Newtown Shootings

Anxiety, depression, guilt, sleeplessness, marital strife, drug and alcohol abuse– two years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the scope of the psychological damage to children, parents and others is becoming clear, and the need for treatment is likely to persist a long time.

12/11/2014

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Three Malloy Administration Members To Stay

Three key members of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration are staying on for the Democrat’s second term.

12/11/2014

Denise Merrill (Courtesy Office of the Secretary of the State)

Merrill Calls Voter Turnout “Respectable”

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut officials report that nearly 56 percent of registered voters turned out for the November election. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says turnout was a “respectable” 55.6 percent and that […]

12/10/2014

Photo Courtesy American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut

State ACLU Announces New Director

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut has a new leader. Stephen Glassman is joining the organization as its new executive director. Previously, Glassman worked as a former state cabinet official. […]

12/10/2014

Ted Kennedy Jr (G, Morty Ortega/Getty Images)

Ted Kennedy Jr. Says His Former Company Is Cooperating In SEC Investigation

Ted Kennedy Jr. says his former company is cooperating fully in an SEC investigation into allegations of insider trading.

12/09/2014

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