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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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Voting On Tuesday's Election Is In Town Hall

    CANTON — Residents who vote in the election on Tuesday will do so in the auditorium of town hall and the polling stattion will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the town has announced. In addition to the governor's race and other state-wide offices,...
  • The Courant's Election Choices

    The Courant's Election Choices
    Below are The Courant's picks in top state races, as well as congressional and Hartford legislative races, which are marked with an asterisk and in boldface type. For the full editorials explaining our choices, please go to courant.com/opinion....
  • Esty Beats Greenberg In 5th Congressional District

    Esty Beats Greenberg In 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Congressional District
    Incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a second term in the 5th Congressional District on Tuesday, as Republican challenger Mark Greenberg conceded defeat. Greenberg told supporters about 10:20 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury that before all...
  • 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...