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Premium Content Connecticut needs to repair weakened FOI law

 July 20, 2014; Updated: 2:06 am

The Connecticut General Assembly needs to get to work in 2015 to repair a state Freedom of Information Act that shows too much deference to government institutions at the expense of citizens.Last week the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled...

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Premium Content McKinney vows to run on the issues

 July 6, 2014; Updated: 11:10 am

Republican state Sen. John McKinney, who has proved you can hold one of the top positions in the state legislature, win eight straight legislative elections, and still have little name recognition among the masses, appears unwilling to do what it...

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Premium Content Stadium deal a swing and a miss in Hartford?

 June 29, 2014; Updated: 12:52 am

The "done deal" Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra announced earlier this month to move the minor league Rock Cats from neighboring New Britain to a $60 million stadium in his poor city is becoming somewhat undone. For starters, the new...

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Premium Content Murphy should have stayed off Ukraine stage

 June 22, 2014; Updated: 5:12 pm

Did you know that while you were hunting for those last couple of holiday gifts back in December, Sen. Chris Murphy was telling a massive crowd in Kiev, Ukraine - many of them intent on the overthrow of the elected president, Viktor Yanukovych -...

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Premium Content The political education of Heather Bond Somers

 June 15, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm

In late January, Groton town councilor and former mayor Heather Bond Somers stood next to Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Boughton and listened to him announce that she would be his running mate. In retrospect, Somers said she did not...

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Premium Content Only Foley slip will keep him from GOP nod

 June 8, 2014; Updated: 4:59 pm

With each passing week, Tom Foley's status as the prohibitive favorite to win the Aug. 12 Republican nomination for governor grows. Last week came the announcement from Foley, who doesn't need the money, that he has qualified for public financing...

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Premium Content Never too soon to kick off New London's favorite sport

 June 1, 2014; Updated: 1:44 am

Such is the nature of New London politics that it is more fun speculating what will happen in the city's November 2015 mayoral election than it is conjecturing about many of the state races this coming November.

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Premium Content Does Malloy re-election face a threat from the left?

 May 25, 2014; Updated: 4:33 pm

The specter of a real, trouble making, third party candidate for governor has risen. There are always third parties around, taking votes from the two major parties or serving as a second line for one of them on the ballot. Usually they're...

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Premium Content Pursue cease-fire to stop Gaza carnage

Everyone knows the only promise for lasting peace between Israel and...

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Premium Content Courageous actions to force change

For a university administration that initially expressed incredulity...

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It is difficult for me to imagine why the Sunday talking heads are...

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Regarding the letter: "End elephant rides at N. Stonington Fair," (July...

Premium Content Connecticut needs to repair weakened FOI law

The Connecticut General Assembly needs to get to work in 2015 to repair...

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Premium Content McKinney vows to run on the issues

Republican state Sen. John McKinney, who has proved you can hold one of...

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