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State Rep. Jonathan Steinberg of Westport was among legislators sworn in today at the Capitol. Steinberg, beginning his third term serving the 136th House District - and the only Democrat representing Westport in Hartford - said, "The Connecticut State Capitol is an historic and awe-inspiring place. Comment?
Westporters keen to see the controversial film "The Interview" in a movie theater Thursday or New Year's Day will have to travel to Waterbury or Hartford in state or Yonkers, N.Y. or New York City. Sony's list of participating theaters includes about 300 that will start showing it on Christmas and dozens of others that will start showing it on Jan. 1 or 2. Some of the Christmas Day screenings are already sold out. Comment?
It was a topic to avoid on the campaign trail, a $567 million punch line for much of his first term - "the busway to nowhere." But now that he is re-elected and it's nearing completion, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is embracing the rebranded "CT fastrak." Comment?
Fairfield County, a region marked by sharp disparities in income and in urban and suburban life, faces particular challenges in assuring all its residents a quality education. Today, a special CTMirror.org report, "Education, Diversity and Change in Fairfield County," explores the issue through in- depth policy reporting, interactive maps and charts, photo galleries and opinion pieces written by teachers from the Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University. Comment?
Westport's Engine 2 with four firefighters today covered Hartford's Blue Hills fire station, home to firefighter Kevin Bell, 48, who was killed in a house fire last week as his fellow firefighters attended his funeral. Thousands of mourners paid tribute to Bell as about 100 firefighters and their engines from around the state provided coverage at Hartford area stations. Comment?
While Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Greenwich businessman Tom Foley both vowed today to spend heavily on transportation, neither gubernatorial contender outlined any plans to pay for these investments. Also at today's forum, Foley said he would consider shutting down CT fastrak commonly known as the New Britain-to-Hartford busway, if the project's annual operating drain on the state budget is too high. Comment?
Transportation advocates today challenged Connecticut gubernatorial candidates to support increased funding to overhaul the state's aging infrastructure - even if it likely means tax increases or tolls. Comment?
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