by Jennifer Swift
Connecticut Politics
Governor's Race: Martha Dean is In, Toni Boucher is Out

03/11/14

Governor's Race: Martha Dean is In, Toni Boucher is Out

Martha Dean, a former candidate for Attorney General criticized last year for posting a video alleging the Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax, is running for governor she confirmed over text message Tuesday.

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Q Poll: Voters Say Malloy Rebate Plan is a 'Political Gimmick'

03/06/14

Q Poll: Voters Say Malloy Rebate Plan is a 'Political Gimmick'

There’s one positive thing Democrats and Republicans can agree in regard to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy—he’s great at handling snowstorms.

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Q Poll: Voters Support Aid in Dying, Still Don't Like Keno, Split on Scope of Gun Laws

03/06/14

Q Poll: Voters Support Aid in Dying, Still Don't Like Keno, Split on Scope of Gun Laws

Just about twice as many Connecticut voters support assisted suicide/aid in dying legislation than those who oppose it according to a recent Quinnipiac University poll.

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03/05/14

Connecticut Leaders Respond to Obama Speech

Connecticut leaders and legislators differed in their assessment of the call by President Barack Obama to raise the minimum wage.

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5 Things to Know Before Obama's Speech in Connecticut

03/04/14

5 Things to Know Before Obama's Speech in Connecticut

Before President Barack Obama makes a pitch to Connecticut, urging an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10, here are a few things to fill you in on his proposal and visit. 1.     Obama is pushing for a federal minimum wage increase, and urging all states to adopt it. Obama first called for a $10.10 minimum wage during in his State of the Union address, when he also announced he had signed an executive order increasing the minimum wage for all new federal contract workers. 2.     Gov. Dannel P. Malloy jumped on that plan, and suggested the legislature increase the minimum wage to $10.10 through a series of increases over the next three years. This would change the existing plans to increase minimum wage in the state....

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