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A Different Kind of March Madness

A Different Kind of March Madness Brian Hallenbeck, The Day’s longtime casinos’ reporter, writes today, “Those who advocate for problem gamblers knew what they were doing when they scheduled the annual week devoted to educating the public about the warning signs of problem gambling. They placed it right before this week’s start of the NCAA […]

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Pryor, CEA huddle in LOB cafe

State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor was huddled at lunch in the Legislative Office Building cafeteria today with the leadership of the Connecticut Education Association and a senior aide to House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan. They did not appear to be reviewing their NCAA brackets. The mood was light, despite the increasingly rancorous tone of Gov. […]

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Watchdogs worried clean elections fund could run dry in next race for governor

Connecticut’s public financing program for state elections has “adequate resources” to fund this year’s legislative campaigns, according to a new report released Friday from the state’s chief elections watchdogs. But the State Elections Enforcement Commission warned that due to fiscal raids, the Citizens’ Election Fund could come up short in 2014, when races for governor […]