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Malloy: 50% of public schools to get post-Sandy Hook security upgrades

The $15 million that state lawmakers authorized to enhance security at schools across the state after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings was not enough, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday as he announced the first round of school-security grants. More than 600 public schools applied for money to install items and additions like security […]

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Foley uncertain of evidence against Malloy

Republican Tom Foley conceded Tuesday he has no idea what evidence, if any, supports his suspicion that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy accepted money as a candidate from the man he later appointed commissioner of environmental protection, Daniel C. Esty. “It’s possible it’s not true,” Foley said. “I believe it’s true.” Foley, who says he was […]

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UConn report: Loosening state bonding backlog could add 28,000 jobs in CT

State government could create up to 28,000 new construction and related jobs over the next two years — if it can reverse a growing, $6.2 billion backlog on its capital project list, according to a new report released Wednesday. The quarterly report by the University of Connecticut’s economic think-tank also projected the state’s recovery would […]

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Former Latin Kings gang leader finds redemption as editor

New Haven – From her desk in her small, sunlit apartment, Beatrice Codianni broke a national news story this summer about the women’s federal prison in Danbury.  Codianni’s story, posted on her national criminal justice website, Reentry Central, revealed that the women’s facility was being turned over to house male prisoners, and that the Bureau […]