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Primary challengers to a group of former breakaway Democrats in the state Senate have been gaining momentum lately, at least when it comes to campaign endorsements. Many are encouraged by the June upset win of primary challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to longtime Queens Congressman Joe Crowley.

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New York Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says local governments can raise property taxes by no more than two percent next year. But inflation is running higher than two percent, and municipalities face the potential threat of cuts in federal funding too.

Fairfield Receives $260,000 For Southport Harbor Improvements

Jul 12, 2018
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Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau says the town has been awarded more than $260,000 to make improvements to its historic Southport harbor.

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Closing arguments have begun in the federal corruption retrial of former New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam.  

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The Connecticut Working Families Party is backing Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont over Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim in the August 14th state Democratic Party primary for governor. For lieutenant governor, the party is backing former union organizer Eva Bermudez Zimmerman over the Democratic-Party endorsed candidate Susan Bysiewicz.