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26 Cyclists Ride to D.C. from Conn.
This morning, 26 cyclists will begin a 400-mile journey from Newtown, Conn. to Washington D.C to push for tougher gun control laws.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lake County Record-Bee
Obama in Connecticut: Minimum wage increase is a oecommon sensea
President Barack Obama speaks about raising the minimum wage at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain on 3/5/2014.
Ukraine supporters call for Obama's
The half-mile walk from St. Josaphat's Church to Central Connecticut State University had to seem like nothing for Dozia Bystrinyk.
The Daily Caller
Obama bets 2014 campaign on minimum wage increase
President Barack Obama is betting his 2014 campaign on polling data that shows strong public support for a higher minimum wage.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Poll: Support For Raising Minimum Wage, But Not For Obama
As President Obama is scheduled to arrive Wednesday in New Britain to rally support for raising the minimum wage, a new poll shows the idea is highly popular in Connecticut.
The Norwalk Daily Voice
Fairfield County Lawmakers Disappointed By Metro-North's 100-Day Plan
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. The 100-day improvement plan Metro-North submitted to the state was met with skepticism and concerns by lawmakers across Fairfield County.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Newtown VFW Post celebrates
Post 308 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is more than a place where former members of the military can get together to have a few drinks, play some cards and swap stories about their time in uniform.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Newtown Bee
Team 26 To Ride Again Honoring Gun Victims, Supporting Prevention
Members of Team 26, a group of cyclists representing the Sandy Hook School victims depart Reed Intermediate School for their first ride on Washington D.C. On March 8, Team 26 will again ride to Washington, D.C., to honor Newtown's victims and all victims of gun violence, to make a pitch for common sense gun violence prevention measures and to ... (more)
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Fifteen years after the first major corruption scandal rocked Connecticut's political class and state government, federal investigators are at it again.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Is commuter service north of Danbury realistic?
A Housatonic Railroad freight train heads north through scenic terrain along Middle Road in New Milford on Aug. 8, 2008.
The Hartford Courant
Key Witness Is Cooperating In Rowland Contract Probe
A key figure in the long-running investigation of a consulting deal involving Gov. John G. Rowland is cooperating with federal prosecutors, people familiar with the investigation said.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Media Matters for America
Radio Host's Campaign Conflict Draws Federal Inquiry, Ethical Scrutiny
Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland, who has already served time in prison for corruption, is under new scrutiny regarding his second career as a talk radio show host.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Danbury Family: 'Esty Helped Us Save Our Home'
A Danbury family's plight to save their home from foreclosure is the latest story that Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D-5, is highlighting in a new feature on her website, " Constituent Corner ."
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Move on to extend rail service to Mass.
The state of Massachusetts has committed $113.8 million to improve Housatonic Railroad's Berkshire Line in that state.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Congresswoman Esty Celebrates Health Insurance Enrollment Announcement
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty released the following statement regarding Monday morning's announcement that 121,983 Connecticut residents have enrolled in private health insurance or Medicaid through Connecticut's state health insurance marketplace, Access Health CT.