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A day after mismanagement charges, DCF seeks end of court oversight

Accused of gross mismanagement one day, the state Department of Children and Families responded the next by asking a judge to end 18 years of court oversight, citing “monumental and sustained improvements.” “The timing is nothing short of astonishing,” said Sarah Eagan, who has closely followed the case as the director of the Child Abuse […]

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Foley says he has $1.5 million on hand as candidates start to meet today’s finance deadline

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley issued a statement today that he raised $338,810 in the first quarter and has $1.5 million on hand, but his report wasn’t yet available on the state web site. Oz Griebel, another Republican, said last week he had raised $300,000 and had $250,000 on hand. All candidates must file their […]

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Rell joins legislators as gubernatorial race target

With an anemic 28-percent approval rating, the General Assembly has been a handy target in the race for governor. Republican candidates have blamed the Democratic majority for Connecticut’s stagnant economy and its staggering deficit projections, and some Democrats have mildly chimed in. Now, with Gov. M. Jodi Rell and legislators struggling over how to even […]