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Blumenthal backs Pratt workers’ suit to stop job losses in Connecticut

October 8, 2009
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Ct Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today asked a federal judge to allow his office to file a friend of the court brief in support of a union lawsuit seeking to block transfer of about 1,000 jobs out of state and overseas.

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Novartis to provide CT VNA with flu vaccine

October 7, 2009
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Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today announced Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Inc. has reversed itself and agreed to provide Connecticut’s Visiting Nurse Associations (VNA) with their full requested supply of seasonal flu vaccine, as well as double the doses it will supply VNAs nationwide.

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$$$ from specialty license plates illegally diverted to general funds, AG claims

October 7, 2009
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Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said Wednesday he is seeking recovery of more than $500,000 and possibly millions more apparently illegally diverted into the General Fund from state specialty license plate funds benefiting wildlife conservation, animal population control and eight other causes. Blumenthal said in a letter today to Gov. M. Jodi Rell that transferring specialty license...

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Watchdog Sues Tribune: accuses Courant of violating its written News Mission, by pressure to be nice to major advertisers

September 29, 2009
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As promised, New Haven attorney Joseph Garrison has filed my wrongful termination lawsuit against The Courant, accusing the country's oldest continuously published newspaper of violating its written News Mission, or what I call its ethics policy, when it fired me last month for refusing to "be nice" to major advertisers.

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