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[Connecticut] Campaign Money Scandal Rattles Congressional Race

A growing campaign finance scandal surrounding the State House speaker and Congressional candidate Christopher G. Donovan is threatening his career as one of the most powerful people in Connecticut government and Democratic control of one of the state's
New York Times
added Jul 27, 2012 14:43
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[Connecticut] States Divided On Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Laws, Which Could Shutter Stores

With the passage of legislation raising taxes on roll-your-own cigarette shops early Wednesday, Connecticut joins eleven other states that have moved to eliminate the cost advantage of do-it-yourself, machine-rolled cigarettes.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 13, 2012 14:34
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[Connecticut] Two indicted in $5.8M tobacco tax fraud scheme

A federal grand jury in Bridgeport has returned a 13-count indictment against two tobacco wholesalers who are charged with defrauding the state of approximately $5.8 million in taxes due on tobacco products imported into the state.
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Jan 16, 2018 00:23
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[Connecticut] State Supreme Court to Hear Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Marlboro

Vincent Bifolck filed the wrongful death lawsuit in federal court on behalf of his wife, Jeanette Bifolck, a 42-year-old woman who died from lung cancer he claims was caused by years of smoking Marlboro and Marlboro Light cigarettes designed and marketed
Connecticut Law Tribune
added Sep 13, 2016 16:06
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Officials: Connecticut Makes Largest Ever Seizure Of Untaxed Cigarettes

State revenue agents seized 3,601 cartons of contraband cigarettes, the largest bust of its kind in Connecticut history, officials announced Thursday. With bogus tax stamps attached, the cigarettes were headed for retail stores in Hartford and New Brita
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 12, 2017 11:05
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[Connecticut] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Shop Owner Pleads Guilty

The co-owner of a roll-your-own smoke shop charged in an alleged scheme to direct illegal campaign contributions into Chris Donovan's campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of devising a scheme to bribe a
NBC Connecticut
added Jan 24, 2013 20:34
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[Connecticut] 'Roll-your-own' shops in state not up in smoke -- yet

Westport (CT) News
added May 13, 2012 19:54
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[Connecticut] New White House press secretary's grudge against the media dates back DECADES to when he was on the student council – and his college paper called him 'Sean Sphincter'

what inflamed Spicer was the kicker. 'The policy also will not correct the current policy of creating smoking and non-smoking rooms for self-scheduled exams, according to an amendment added by Sean Sphincter, house senator of JA,' according to the articl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:23
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[Connecticut] Casino smoking an issue with Foxwoods workers

As table game dealers vote on a proposed union contract with Foxwoods in September 2013, smoking in the giant entertainment complex is an issue. Because Indian sovereignty prevails, state law banning indoor smoking in most Connecticut businesses does not
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2013 00:34
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[Connecticut] Moffa admits disguising tobacco shop donations to speaker

One year ago, David "Buffalo" Moffa was hatching a conspiracy in a Waterbury tobacco shop to violate campaign finance laws and corrupt the state legislature. Moffa pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in New Haven to participating in the illegal scheme
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Nov 4, 2012 12:27
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