Joseph I. Lieberman

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Joe Lieberman sues CT for $610M for tribe he fought as senator

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A dozen years after making the case in Washington that the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation wasn’t really a tribe, former U.S. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman was introduced Friday as one of the lawyers demanding the state of Connecticut pay $610 million to compensate the Schaghticokes for 2,000 acres of tribal lands taken over 117 years, beginning in 1801. Continue Reading →

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Former Lt. Gov. Joseph J. Fauliso dies at 98

Joseph J. Fauliso

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Joseph J. Fauliso, the Senate leader who became lieutenant governor upon the death of his friend, Gov. Ella T. Grasso, on Dec. 31, 1980 and then held the job longer than anyone in more than a century, died Wednesday after a brief stay in hospice care. He was 98. Continue Reading →

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