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Harp’s budget proposes $2.3 million in spending cuts

February 27, 2015 • 0
Faced with unexpected changes in revenue, New Haven city officials shaved the city’s projected expenses to balance Mayor Toni Harp’s budget proposal, which is due to the Board of Alders on Sunday.
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“Selma” screened after panel on race

February 27, 2015 • 0
Roughly 200 New Haven residents gathered downtown at The Criterion Theater Thursday morning for a discussion about race relations in America and issues of discrimination against black males.
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Legislators push tuition funding for Dreamers

February 27, 2015 • 0
Undocumented students in Connecticut might be one step closer to affordable college tuition.
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Committee asks for alders’ support on workers’ rights bill

February 27, 2015 • 0
Roughly 35 people gathered at City Hall Thursday evening to hear testimony outlining the need for laws guaranteeing domestic workers’ fundamental labor rights.
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Two Wesleyan students, arrested after overdoses, will plead not guilty

February 27, 2015 • 0
Attorneys and students are urging the public to reserve judgment on the four Wesleyan students who were arrested Tuesday night with an assortment of drug charges.
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State completes first homeless youth count

February 27, 2015 • 0
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness is gathering and sorting through an estimated 11,000 surveys from the first statewide homeless youth count, which ended last Wednesday.
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9th Note Bar seeks new location

February 27, 2015 • 0
After facing threats of eviction starting last November, The 9th Note jazz bar and restaurant reached a settlement with landlord Ninth Square Project Limited Partnership on Thursday.
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Miscalculation leads to state budget breaking spending cap

February 26, 2015 • 0
A miscalculation in Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed two-year, $40 billion budget has crystallized the importance of checking the facts.
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State officials debate ways to fund Malloy’s transit goals

February 26, 2015 • 0
State officials are debating proposals to finance Gov. Dannel Malloy’s long-term transportation goals, introduced in his budget address last Wednesday.
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UConn center predicts rapid economic growth in CT

February 26, 2015 • 0
In 2013, economic growth in Connecticut lagged behind already tepid economic growth across the country. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the national economy expanded by 1.8 percent, while the Nutmeg State’s economy grew by a measly 0.9 percent.
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Middle school book drive reaps statewide benefits

February 26, 2015 • 0
In a district-wide project, New Haven middle school students have collected over 17,000 books to donate to 11 philanthropic organizations across Connecticut, far exceeding their goal of gathering 5,000 volumes.
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State bill could clarify school disciplinary policies

February 26, 2015 • 0
For the third year in a row, representatives of social justice nonprofits in Connecticut have gone to Hartford to advocate for clearer school disciplinary policies.