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First gubernatorial debate tonight: 'It's the economy, stupid!'
When Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley meet in their first debate tonight at Norwich Free Academy, the economy expects to be the topic that dominates center stage. “I think that’s what’s on people’s minds more than anything... 
Source tells News 8 illegal immigrant driver's license delay is Malloy campaign motivated
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy denies it, but News 8 is reporting the Department of Motor Vehicles is delaying the roll out of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants for political reasons. A government source tells News 8 political correspondent Mark Davis the program... 
DOC Commissioner out.  The nine-month itch?
Well that wasn’t very long.  Connecticut Department of Correction Commissioner James Dzurenda is leaving after being on the job just nine months.  He will take a position overseeing the jails of all five boroughs in New York City. Dzurenda served as interim commissioner... 
Stop me, if you haven't heard this before from Blumenthal
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal calls Connecticut Light & Power’s latest rate hike proposal the most “outrageous” and “unfair” in memory.  He not only was part of a news conference at the Legislative Office Building on Tuesday, to register his... 
One million moms and counting against gun control
By Lauren Loftus and Natalie Krebs/News21- More women than ever before own guns. Nearly 79 percent of firearms retailers reported an increase in female customers between 2011 and 2012, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation. From this surge in popularity comes... 
Malloy says he's the transportation governor
Looking to counter criticism from Republican Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley that he has allowed Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure to fall into disrepair, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stated on Monday that he is the transportation governor.   Speaking at an... 
Would you like your booze delivered?
By Hartford Business Journal- A New York company said it’s expanding its one-hour alcohol delivery service to Hartford and several surrounding communities starting Tuesday. Ultra, which launched earlier this year and is planning a 15-city expansion that includes Connecticut,... 
CTP 086: Malloy hefty TV ad buy shows campaign already in 'trouble' mode
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Never count out a determined campaigner.  And that’s why, with all his troubles, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cannot be counted out to win a second term.  However, the internal poll numbers one week before Labor Day... 
No prosecution in D-SNAP fraud case
by Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, New Haven Register The office of the chief state’s attorney has decided against pursuing criminal charges against any state employees or private citizens who received D-SNAP benefits they weren’t entitled to following Tropical Storm Irene in 2011. “It... 
Catholic archbishop pours cold water on ALS ice bucket challenge
The Archbishop of the Newark, N.J. Roman Catholic Archdiocese is pouring cold water on the ALS ice bucket challenge, which has raised millions for the charity.  Archbishop John J. Myers says some of the research money for ALS is used to fund embryonic stem-cell research, which... 
12 weapons netted in latest Hartford gun buy back
The gun buy back event in Hartford netted just 12 weapons being turned in Saturday.  That’s a far cry from the 58 firearms returned when the city held a gun buy back program one month ago.   For each weapon turned in, residents were given a Stop and Shop gift card.  $200... 
Common Core critic accuses Connecticut of 'bullying'
Jessica Chiong, parent-organizer of CT Against Common Core, tells the conservative website, Breitbart.com, that the state of Connecticut is “bullying” in its enforcement of Common Core. “How is this considered raising the bar for education?” Chiong asked. “This... 
What's the payoff between doctors and pharmaceutical companies?
Ever wonder how much money doctors receive from pharmaceutical and medical device companies?  The Affordable Care Act was supposed to make the information public, but the website ProPublica.org is reporting the federal government is having a difficult time obtaining that information. The... 
Joseph J. Fauliso, longest serving Lieutenant Governor dies
Joseph J. Fauliso, Connecticut’s longest serving Lieutenant Governor has died at the age of 98.  He had been in hospice care.  Fauliso, a Democrat, became Lieutenant Governor following the death of his friend Gov. Ella T. Grasso on Dec. 31, 1980.  He served in the position... 

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