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5 hrs ago | The Day

Summer jobs program a boon to region's youth

Virtually everyone does, those behind the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board's Summer Youth Employment Program agreed Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mystic, CT

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Day

Courtney jumps to $1 million fundraising advantage in 2nd District campaign

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, has outstripped his Republican challenger in fundraising by more than $1 million, according to paperwork filed by each candidate with the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Westbrook, CT

Wed Jul 16, 2014

QST

ARRL President Issues Call to Action to Gain Support for HR.4969 Amateur Radio Parity Act

In a video , ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, has issued an urgent call to all radio amateurs to get behind a grassroots campaign to promote co-sponsorship of HR.4969, "The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014."

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Related Topix: Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Hill

More needs to be done to address 'Observation Status'

Imagine that your mother falls at home. She goes to the hospital for care, and is instructed by her doctor to complete three weeks of post-hospital rehabilitation is a nursing home.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Law, Healthcare Law, Medicare, Health, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Sherrod Brown, US Senate

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Navy Times

House panel grills Navy on cruiser modernization plan

Sometimes it's all about trust, and right now, the Navy is struggling to convince Congress it's on the level about a plan to take half the fleet's 22 cruisers out of service and gradually return them to active duty.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Randy Forbes, US News, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

LocalOnlineNews.tv

Blumenthal Urges "Yes" Vote by Old Saybrook to Grant $3...

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal came to the Old Saybrook Green on Monday, July 7, to urge Old Saybrook voters to vote "Yes" in a referendum to grant $3 million of town monies to help purchase 930 undeveloped acres in the open land known as The Preserve.

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Related Topix: Old Saybrook, CT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Events, Essex, CT, Westbrook, CT, US House of Representatives

Tri-cityherald.com

Conn. Democrats call on House GOP to back bank

Reps. Joe Courtney and John Larson, flanked by representatives of three Connecticut businesses, strongly backed the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Larson, US House of Representatives, Democrat

FOX23

Conn. Democrats call on House GOP to back bank

Connecticut Democrats are pushing back against tea party Republicans who want to eliminate federal funding for a little-known banking agency that helps finance U.S. exports.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Larson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Sat Jul 05, 2014

TheDay.Com

Boardwalk rebuilding set to begin soon in Niantic

Construction is slated to soon begin on the Niantic Bay Boardwalk, with plans calling for the rebuilt, steel-and-concrete structure to stretch about a half-mile along the shore by late next spring.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Day

SeCTer receives $70K U.S. grant

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Thursday that a $70,000 federal economic development grant has been awarded to the Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Connecticut Post

As part of a national public-relations campaign aimed at forcing support from majority Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned Friday that without continued transit funding, Connecticut will see a sharp reduction in aid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Stratford, CT, Milford, CT

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Day

Worthwhile investment

On Monday U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney successfully displayed the substantial local and state support for a proposed upgrade of rail lines that run through Connecticut from New London harbor north to the Massachusetts border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New London, CT, East Lyme, CT

WTEN-TV Albany

Connecticut lawmakers fight Plum Island sale

Members of Connecticut's and New York's congressional delegation are hoping to stop the federal government from selling Plum Island in Long Island Sound.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Timothy Bishop

Mon Jun 30, 2014

TheDay.Com

Region shows strong support for rail upgrade grant request

New London About 50 political and business leaders gathered this morning to voice strong support for the state's application for an $8.3 million federal grant to upgrade the New England Central Railroad line from the shoreline to the Massachusetts border to spur economic development throughout the region.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Real Estate, Genesee, Essex, CT

Myrtle Beach Online

Courtney solicits support for freight rail upgrade

Courtney has scheduled a 10 a.m. meeting Monday at New London Union Station to hear from local officials, business leaders and advocates for the New England Central Rail line.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Real Estate, Genesee, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

Thu Jun 26, 2014

QST

House Bill Would Require FCC to Extend PRB-1 Coverage to Restrictive Covenants

A bill with bipartisan support has been introduced in the US House of Representatives that calls on the FCC to apply the "reasonable accommodation" three-part test of the PRB-1 federal pre-emption policy to private land-use restrictions.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Representative Adam Kinzinger, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Connecticut Post

Greenberg rips Esty's spending on

Since taking office 18 months ago, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has spent more than 10 times as much as the rest of her House colleagues from Connecticut combined.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Republican, Representative Rob Woodall, Social Security, Personal Finance

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