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  • Lieutenant Governor Race Remains Too Close To Call

    Lieutenant Governor Race Remains Too Close To Call
    The race to become the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor remained too close to call early Wednesday, with former Groton Mayor Heather Somers and state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi awaiting official results from a handful of towns. Early results...
  • Courtney updates seniors on status of Medicare

    Congressman Joe Courtney (D-2) told seniors at the Griswold Senior Center that Medicare's solvency will allow it to continue improving the health of senior citizens through 2030. Courtney's Aug. 8 visit to the center focused on the newly-released report...
  • Local Congressman Hears from Unemployed

    ENFIELD — The federal law that governs about $6.2 billion in job training funds, job programs for disadvantaged youth, and support for job seekers was revised last month. It's not entirely clear how those revisions will be implemented, but Tuesday,...
  • TIGER grant to upgrade rail line hailed as economic boost to region

    A federal grant of $8.2 million to upgrade the rail line from the Port of New London north through Connecticut was hailed by state and local officials and business leaders as a shot in the arm to the area's economy. Gov. Dannel Malloy, Congressman Joe...
  • In CT Delegation, Courtney Casts Sole Vote to Arm Syrian Rebels

    In CT Delegation, Courtney Casts Sole Vote to Arm Syrian Rebels
    Washington – Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, was the only member of Connecticut's delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for an amendment Wednesday that will allow the Pentagon to spend money arming and training Syrian rebels....
  • Long-shot Candidates Hope Voter Discontent Gives Them A Boost

    Long-shot Candidates Hope Voter Discontent Gives Them A Boost
    Bill Clyde has never held political office, has not raised much campaign cash and does not have the backing and organizational help of a major political party -- yet he's one of two third-party candidates running in the 2nd congressional district. A Green...
  • Save Plum Island From Development

    Plum Island in Long Island Sound is a remarkable place, both ecologically and scientifically. It should be made into mostly a national wildlife preserve rather than be auctioned off. Federal wheels are in motion to sell it to the highest bidder,...
  • Insurer's Move Draws Attention Of Delegation, AMA

    The state's congressional delegation Thursday began to weigh in on UnitedHealthcare's decision to cut thousands of physicians from its Medicare Advantage network next year. U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, said patients have been calling his...
  • Aetna Announces Major Expansion Of Medicare Advantage Network

    Aetna is expanding its network of doctors to treat Medicare Advantage customers into new territory, growing its geographic reach and physician base in 22 states, including Connecticut. The expansion applies to more than 450,000 people in the U.S. who...
  • Looming Assistance Cuts Hit Most Needy

    Who likes a moocher? No one. But who is a moocher? Is a child a moocher? Is an elderly person who needs help a moocher? How about a person with a disability or a person who can't find a job in an area of high unemployment? No, all these people need help...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...