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On shoreline, Kennedy seeks political debut

September 26, 2014 • 0
Kennedy is running for the Connecticut State Senate in the 12th district, which comprises six towns, including this shoreline community just eight miles outside of New Haven.
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Eying legislature, Taubes heads home

September 25, 2014 • 0
Cradling campaign literature, plodding along a Connecticut back road and shaded by a canopy of trees on a hot afternoon toward the end of August, Alex Taubes LAW ’15 explained why he is soliciting votes here, in his hometown.
Democrat Alex Taubes LAW ’15 is running for the 101st District seat in the Conn. General Assembly House of Representatives.
City

Two Yalies fight to paint shoreline blue

September 24, 2014 • 0
About 20 miles East of Yale on the I-95 lies a cluster of towns that, while geographically proximate to the county’s urban core, look and feel worlds away from New Haven.
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Eidelson doesn’t rule out third term

September 19, 2014 • 0
When redistricting brought a student supermajority to a city council district in Berkeley, Calif., the 18-year incumbent offered to step aside in favor of an undergraduate candidate.
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City

City jobs at stake in colleges’ contracts

September 17, 2014 • 0
In deciding who will do its construction work, the University has the power to determine which businesses will benefit from some of the most lucrative construction contracts in recent state history.
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Harp enlists Yalies to keep Connecticut blue

September 16, 2014 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp dropped by a Monday meeting of the Yale College Democrats to ask students to do her a favor: Vote for Governor Dannel Malloy on Nov. 4.
City

Mayor’s criticisms shape Democracy Fund agenda

September 12, 2014 • 0
New Haven’s public campaign finance system is preparing to analyze potential tweaks, clarifications and even overhauls of the opportunities local politicians have to capitalize on public funds.
City

Under first female mayor, gender gap persists

September 11, 2014 • 0
Twenty-two years ago, a local lawmaker and graduate of the Yale School of Architecture ran for the Connecticut state senate in New Haven, seeking to unseat an incumbent whose roots in the district were as deep as his political resume was long.
City

Ex-governor on trial for campaign finance breaches

September 9, 2014 • 0
The government is accusing Rowland of violating federal election law by twice conspiring to conceal political consulting activities.
Six members remain in the dissenting People’s Caucus, despite Mike Stratton’s June resignation from the Board of Alders.
City

After Stratton, dissenting caucus hunts for identity

September 8, 2014 • 0
When Mike Stratton, a trial lawyer and former alder, resigned from the Board in June, he left behind the People’s Caucus
City

Claim unlikely in See case, though family’s concerns persist

September 5, 2014 • 0
Dozens of pages of police and hospital records appear not to have convinced a trial lawyer that Sam See died because of neglect or mistreatment by authorities.
City

Development could connect Wooster Square to Downtown

September 4, 2014 • 0
When Ray Kimsey ’73 ARC ’75 was at school 40 years ago, crossing from downtown into Wooster Square was like entering a “no man’s land.”
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“If we were an outlier — if our taxes were higher than every other urban place in our state — then I would say that we’re out of line for what it takes to run a city."
Dozens of the Yale College Democrats canvassed New Haven to help residents enroll in the state’s health care exchange.
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The Board of Aldermen is currently pushing to receive additional funding for the city from the Connecticut
state government.
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