Posts Categorized: Politics, at Home & Abroad

Owen Eagen Selected as Chair of Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission

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  Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy has announced that he selected Owen P. Eagan of West Hartford to serve as chairman of the Freedom of Information Commission (FOIC), the state body responsible for administering and enforcing the provisions of the state’s Freedom of Information Act,… Read more »

Don’t Underestimate Boughton in Potential GOP Gubernatorial Primary

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Boughton, running for Lt. Governor with Tom Foley, on election night in 2010.  Photo: Chris Ware/CT

  Political tongues have been wagging lately with the entry of state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney’s into the 2014 race for the Republican nomination for Governor; an interestingly harsh piece was written by former state Capitol reporter Greg Hladky, and there’s been a silly “No, you’re being coy” back and forth… Read more »

Lawmakers Debate Whether Emotional Trauma Should Be Covered By Workers’ Compensation

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  Legislators already created a privately-funded foundation to help those who responded to the second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, but there’s still legislation pending that would provide individuals access to workers’ compensation benefits if they are emotionally impaired after a traumatic event.  … Read more »