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Democrats blame GOP for Sandy aid cuts

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District, joined counterparts from New York and New Jersey Friday in blaming Republicans for across-the-board spending cuts that will trim Hurricane Sandy disaster aid. In the process called sequestration, cuts to most federal programs, with the exception of transportation funding, Medicare, Social Security and a few others, went into effect last […]

Posted inPolitics

Sox fan for a day

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Yankee fan who grew up in Stamford, a city partial to the Mets, slipped on a Red Sox game jersey Friday. “For charity,” he said, half under his breath. The occasion was a press conference publicizing a Red Sox Foundation charity license plate program in Connecticut, a battleground state in […]

Posted inEducation

College price tag: Plan to lower cost for out-of-state students abandoned

A proposal to lower by 2.6 percent the cost for out-of-state students to attend Connecticut universities has been rescinded. Instead, the Board of Regents’ Finance Committee next Thursday will vote on a proposal to raise tuition and fees for both out-of-state and in-state students by about 5 percent. The proposal to decrease the price tag […]

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Effort to keep air towers open focuses on Tweed

Washington – When it comes to Connecticut’s small airports, it seems not all of them are equal in the eyes of Rep. Rosa DeLauro and the state’s U.S. senators. Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., joined DeLauro, D-3rd District, Friday in a plea to the Federal Aviation Administration to keep the air control […]