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CT Dems trying to help Hispanics assert political clout

WASHINGTON – The growth of Connecticut’s Latino community is increasing its clout at the ballot box and fostered the ambitions of Milagros Acosta and other Hispanics to pursue a career in politics. “Everything is possible,” said Acosta, who emigrated from Peru when she was 22 years old. Continue Reading →

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CT residents weigh in on net neutrality, but bots may be too

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of Connecticut residents have weighed in on a proposal to reverse Obama-administration “net neutrality rules” that prevent internet providers from blocking a rival’s content or creating “fast lanes” for companies willing to pay extra to deliver their content more quickly. But it’s difficult to tell how many of those comments are authentic and how many are phony. Continue Reading →

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Murphy, other CT Democrats, working to empower state’s Latinos

WASHINGTON– Connecticut’s growing Latino population is not increasing its political clout, so Sen. Chris Murphy and members of the state legislature’s Hispanic Democratic Caucus are trying to do something about it. They have established the Latino Leadership Academy. Continue Reading →

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