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There's a reason Malloy is in California for fundraisers
Connecticut losing 3,600 jobs in August will just have to wait.  Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has other business to tend to, such as attending fundraisers in California.  And there is a reason for this. Democrats believe they can still rescue some seats which apparently seem lost, by staging... 
Connecticut loses 3,600 jobs in August.  Unemployment rate at 6.6%.  Malloy downplays data
The state of Connecticut lost 3,600 jobs in August, ending a streak of six straight months of job growth.  The unemployment rate remained at 6.6%.  The report is sure to add fire to this fall’s gubernatorial campaign.  Essentially, while the nation as a whole, added 142,000... 
Yankee Institute:  Babies in Connecticut born in debt by $27,000
Thanks to defined contracts the state of Connecticut has with its unionized employees, a child born in Connecticut is faced with a $27,000 debt at birth.  Say what?  That’s right.  Your state government has made so many ironclad contracts with the public employee unions that... 
Courtney lone Connecticut congressman to vote for arming Syrian rebels
U.S. Rep. Joseph Courtney, D-2nd District, was the only member of the Connecticut House Delegation to vote in favor of an amendment that would arm Syrian rebels.  Representatives Larson, DeLauro, Himes and Esty, all Democrats, voted against the $500 million President Obama wants to... 
Forget raises for McDonald's workers. Boston city councilors want to make $112,500.  'It's long overdue.'
Raises for McDonald’s and other fast food employees?  For get about it!  You could live in Boston, where city councilors believe they do so much work for their constituents that they deserve more than their $87,500 a year.   The council could vote a 29% raise increase for themselves,... 
New Britain Rock Cats have new partner.  Hello Colorado!
The New Britain Rock Cats affiliation with the Minnesota Twins is splitsville.  The 20-year association with the Twins, which included some of the top stars in baseball to pass through New Britain, came to an end as the Twins announced they would relocate their Double-A affiliation... 
No New York Giants on local television this Sunday. Zone: 'We are the Patriots station.'
The New York Giants are not only shutout in the victory column after two games, they are shutout of local television in greater Hartford as well this weekend.  Ch. 3 announced on Tuesday that they will not televise the Giants game on Sunday against Houston, opting for the New England... 
Blumenthal puts the heat on Obama administration
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal may be a Democrat, but he put the heat on the Obama administration on Tuesday, when he questioned Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel about the administration’s campaign against ISIS. “I will perhaps unfairly quote to you something that you said on the... 
Six more gubernatorial debates planned
Connecticut’s gubernatorial race will include six more debates between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley.  The six debates will be packed into the last 5 weeks of the campaign: Tuesday, Sept. 30 at University of St. Joseph in West Hartford (Ch. 3) Thursday,... 
Connecticut’s two casinos, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods, reported lower slot machine revenues for August.  The Associated Press reports: “Mohegan Sun said Monday total slot machine bets in August totaled $674.3 million, down 3.7 percent from $700.4 million in August 2013. The... 
Candidate said Newtown was a hoax, then apologizes
A candidate for county office in Colorado claimed the Newtown massacre was a hoax designed to create more support for gun control laws.  Tom Ready, running for the Pueblo County commission, later apologized for hurting those affected by the shooting. The Associated Press reported: “Ready... 
Newtown donations fracture town in aftermath of Sandy Hook. Where's Joe Lieberman?
How sad.  It’s bad enough Newtown had to endure the tragedy of Sandy Hook, but the aftermath seems to have divided the town even more, as the result of millions of dollars in donations from around the world. “The distribution decisions for those funds has been problematic, has... 
How business friendly is Connecticut?  That is one of the key issues around which Connecticut’s gubernatorial race is focused.  Gov. Dannel P. Malloy insists the business climate has improved under his leadership, but Republican opponent Tom Foley disagrees.  For that matter... 
NBC 30 disavows Malloy ad
NBC 30 Connecticut is disavowing a political ad being run on its station by the campaign of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, because it features an NBC 30 newscast as part of the advertisement.  The ad attempts to paint Malloy’s Republican opponent Tom Foley as a favorite of “the... 

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