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Budget draws sharp criticism

March 7, 2014 • 0
In response to Harp's budget proposal, nearly 70 city residents appeared at a public hearing to send a unanimous message: do not raise our taxes.
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Obama: wage bump “common sense”

March 6, 2014 • 0
Barack Obama told 3,000 audience members at Central Connecticut State University that “it is time to give America a raise.”
“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."
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DC official in line for city’s chief administrative officer

March 4, 2014 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp has wooed a city manager from Washington, D.C. to the upper echelons of her administration, tapping Michael A. Carter for the role of chief administrative officer.
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Harp pitches budget

March 3, 2014 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp pitched a $510.8 million budget on Friday, asking taxpayers to chip in an additional 3.8 percent for a spending plan.
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Looney eyes top Senate spot

February 28, 2014 • 0
Martin Looney, an unassuming but powerful lawmaker and influential New Haven politico, is in line for the top leadership role in the Connecticut State Senate.
Dozens of the Yale College Democrats canvassed New Haven to help residents enroll in the state’s health care exchange.
City

Dems canvas for health care

February 24, 2014 • 0
Alex Peterson is crossing her fingers that, by Thursday, she will have health insurance.
City

Police reports exonerate authorities in See’s death

February 24, 2014 • 0
Authorities involved in the arrest and detainment of Samuel See were not responsible for his death, according to two reports obtained by the News on Sunday.
Mayor Toni Harp ARC ’78 is considering raising taxes for the coming fiscal year to cover budget shortfalls.
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Harp discusses tax increases

February 24, 2014 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp warned on Friday that Elm City residents might have to pay more property taxes in the fiscal year beginning July 1.
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Final days for State Senate race

February 17, 2014 • 0
Democrats in New Haven and West Haven are working overtime reminding voters of a simple fact: There’s an election in eight days.
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Elicker to head Land Trust

February 14, 2014 • 0
Former mayoral candidate and Ward 10 Alder Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 was named the part-time executive director of the New Haven Land Trust.
The Board of Alders’ finance committee requested the creation of more City Hall jobs and an entirely new office.
City

City staff additions queried

February 13, 2014 • 0
The Board of Alders’ finance committee requested the creation of more City Hall jobs and an entirely new office.
Gov. Dannel Malloy has not yet announced whether he will run for
a second term, giving hope to Connecticut Republicans.
City

Republicans clamor to unseat Malloy

February 12, 2014 • 0
Six declared Republican candidates for governor of Connecticut are gearing up to turn the governor’s office red by overcoming a Democratic opponent they assume will be incumbent Gov. Dannel Malloy.
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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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