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  • Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation

    Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation
    Is the tide shifting on a controversial bill that would give the government and copyright holders broad new powers to stop online piracy? Over the weekend, the White House signaled that it has strong reservations about the controversial Stop Online...
  • Fighting Discrimination Against the Unemployed

    On the heels of another dismal jobs report earlier this month, U.S Rep. Rosa DeLauro introduced the Fair Employment Opportunity Act, a measure to fight discrimination against the unemployed. The bill would prohibit employers from ruling out applicants...
  • Crime and Punishment: Bethany police officers deny issuing quotas

    Crime and Punishment: Bethany police officers deny issuing quotas
    Southington real estate agent Christian Bedard allegedly demanded an SUV to keep quiet about all the gay sex he says he had with Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano. Bedard allegedly sent a message, via Facebook, to the MLB player's sister, threatening to...
  • Connecticut's Leaders in Congress have Evolved Their Views on Gay Marriage

    When the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was passed in 1996, all but one member of Connecticut's congressional delegation voted for the legislation that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman. Times have changed. Connecticut has legalized...
  • A sweet cycle of cash between DeLauro, Dems and Rosa's pollster husband

    A sweet cycle of cash between DeLauro, Dems and Rosa's pollster husband
    So U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3, raises lots of extra campaign cash, gives gobs of it to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which turns around and pays $1.9 million to DeLauro’s husband for polling and campaign consulting. Sweet. Could...
  • Federal produce-testing program spared -- for now

    Federal produce-testing program spared -- for now
    A government program that tests produce for dangerous pathogens has been given a reprieve from the chopping block — but only for five more months. The 11-year-old Microbiological Data Program works with labs across the country to screen about 15,...
  • Federal science is lacking on food contamination

    Recurring outbreaks of food-borne illness from contaminated produce are "unacceptable" in today's society, the government says. But when it comes to preventing new occurrences, the Food and Drug Administration hasn't done much of the basic research that...
  • Swine Flu and Sick Time

    WEST HARTFORD- The CDC's mandate is very clear when it comes to H1N1.      If you're feeling sick, you should stay home.      If you are one of the nearly 57 million working americans with no paid sick days-- chances are, you're going to work.     ...
  • Congress members seek end to Cuba travel ban

    They didn't waste any time. While most of the nation focused on the stimulus bill winding through Congress, nine representatives introduced a bill calling for an end to the 46-year-old ban on travel to Cuba. The Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act...
  • 3rd District Gives Rosa DeLauro 10th Term In Congress

    Democrat Rosa DeLauro easily grabbed her 10th victory in the 3rd Congressional District race Tuesday. But her victory party at the Playwright restaurant on Temple Street was more about the Democratic Party and presidential candidate Barack Obama than...
  • GAO gives U.S. food safety low marks

     
    by Stephen J. Hedges The Government Accountability Office released an audit Monday suggesting at least six other countries and the European Union have better food safety systems than the United States. The 97-page audit was requested by two of the......