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Let the game of musical chairs begin

Gov.-elect Dan Malloy will make official tomorrow what’s been apparent for weeks: Roy Occhiogrosso, his media strategist through two statewide campaigns, will be joining the administration as a senior adviser. According to Kevin Rennie’s blog, Malloy also will name Sen. Andrew McDonald, D-Stamford, as his legal counsel. McDonald, who was legal counsel during Malloy’s mayoral […]

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Pork barrel projects stall rail cars

Connecticut will have to wait for Gov.-elect Dan Malloy’s administration to take office next month before it can buy the final 38 new rail commuter cars that will complete a major restoration project launched five years ago. Gov. M. Jodi Rell confirmed Tuesday that last week’s State Bond Commission failed to approve $81.5 million in […]

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Fight over alternate engine coming up in Senate

WASHINGTON-The omnibus budget unveiled by Senate Democrats Tuesday includes 6,600 earmarks worth an estimated $8 billion. But one in particular has caught the attention of Connecticut’s congressional delegation: a $450 million provision to fund an alternate engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Sens. Joseph Lieberman, an independent, and Chris Dodd, a Democrat, both said […]