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Cafero led house GOP for 8 years
9:21 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Conn. House Minority Leader Larry Cafero retiring after 22 years in the legislature

Norwalk State Representative Larry Cafero (left) with WSHU's Capitol Reporter Ebong Udoma
Credit Pat O'Neil

In the final days of Connecticut's legislative session, House Republican Leader Lawrence Cafero reflects  on his time in office.

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Political party conventions set for next week
6:41 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Conn politicians pivot to campaign mode following end of legislative session

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy addresses the House and the Senate at the end of session at the Capitol on the final day of session, Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Hartford, Conn.
Credit AP Photo/Jessica Hill

With Connecticut’s legislative session now over state politicians are turning their focus on this November’s election. That pivot was evident in Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s address to the General Assembly in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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Looking back at CT session & forward to gov's race
6:16 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Malloy celebrates Conn. session, Cafero differs

Conn. House Minority Leader Larry Cafero
Credit CT-N

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said Thursday the legislative session that just ended has improved the state’s financial footing. The Democratic Governor says he’s proud lawmakers in his party passed a budget that was balanced and did not raise taxes. With an eye towards the upcoming gubernatorial election, Malloy pledged not to raise taxes if re-elected. Republican House Minority Leader Larry Cafero says he doesn't believe that promise. 

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NY politics
5:59 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

NY Lt. Gov. Duffy won't seek re-election

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Albany, N.Y.
Credit AP Photo/Mike Groll

New York Governor  Andrew Cuomo will soon be announcing a new running mate for the fall elections, now that Lieutenant Governor, Robert Duffy, has confirmed he will not seek the post for a second time.

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Housing
5:18 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Study: Hartford worst city in nation for underwater homes, Bridgeport 10th

Of the top 100 cities around the country with homes under water financially, Hartford has the most. More than half of homeowners there owe more than their homes are worth, according to a study out Thursday. 

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