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Elizabeth Esty

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  • Obama's 2015 State Of The Union Address Scheduled For Tuesday Night; Will You Be Watching?

    Obama's 2015 State Of The Union Address Scheduled For Tuesday Night; Will You Be Watching?
    President Obama's State of the Union Address is scheduled for 9 p.m. Tuesday.  Will you be watching?  The president is expected to address a wide variety of issues, many of them of interest to the middle class, including:  - increasing access to...
  • Two CSCU Presidents Going to D.C. For Obama's State Of The Union

    Daisy Cocco De Filippis, a native of the Dominican Republic, says she'll be thrilled to witness the president's State of the Union speech next week when he is expected to talk about his hope to make community colleges free for most students. "You see...
  • Obama's Free College Proposal Could Be 'Game-Changer' For State's Students

    Obama's Free College Proposal Could Be 'Game-Changer' For State's Students
    Connecticut's elected officials and educators were enthusiastic Friday about the proposal by President Barack Obama to provide two years of free community college tuition to millions of students who maintain good enough grades, with one educator saying...
  • Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives

    Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives
    Connecticut immigration activists like Lucas Codognolla believe President Obama’s plan to push ahead with reforms on his own is a “monumental win for the immigrant rights movement,” but one that remains incomplete. “Obviously, it...
  • Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger

    Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger
    President Barack Obama's decision to take executive actions to protect almost 5 million people who live in fear of deportation because they are undocumented immigrants met with some enthusiasm in Connecticut among immigrants and their supporters Thursday,...
  • As Sales Lag For Breakthrough Vaccine, Senators Offer Aid

    MERIDEN — Connecticut's U.S. senators are trying to put public pressure on the Centers for Disease Control to buy flu vaccines from a local drug company, escalating Sen. Richard Blumenthal's private lobbying. The senators sent a letter to the CDC...
  • Medicare May Help Seniors If Advantage Plans Drop Doctors

    Next year, seniors with private Medicare Advantage insurance policies whose doctors leave their plan may be able to leave, too, under a new Medicare rule. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which oversee Medicare Advantage programs, will...
  • Grant Could Help Unemployed Get Into Health Care Workforce

    NEW BRITAIN — A new federal grant could help more than 250 long-term unemployed residents of central and northern Connecticut get training for new careers, Capital Workforce Partners announced Monday. The $6.7 million grant will also help 45 health...
  • Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected

    Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected
    Connecticut Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey reportedly said some Democrats, particularly freshmen, lost seats in the General Assembly because they voted yes on the 2013 gun safety reform bill. Speaker Sharkey's assessment of the political risk of...
  • Avon High School Student Wins Congressional Bronze Medal

    Avon High School Student Wins Congressional Bronze Medal
    AVON — A student at Avon High School has followed in her brother's footsteps and won the Congressional Bronze Medal, an award that recognizes volunteer work and personal improvement among young people. The award to Risa Lewis was announced by U.S....
  • Elizabeth Esty Campaign Says Mark Greenberg "Too Extreme" For Connecticut

    Elizabeth Esty Campaign Says Mark Greenberg "Too Extreme" For Connecticut
    In their continued push to portray 5th District Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg as a right-wing extremist whose views are out of step in Connecticut, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has dredged up an audio clip of Greenberg discussing gay...