1'agcS — NAVG.UTCKNKWSlConn.l Thursday. June 10,1976 Election IA\W Probes Cun B Kept Secret IIAHTKOlil), Conn. <UI>I> •- (!ov. Klla T. Crassu lias signed a measure allowing Ihe State Elections Commission to keep secret investigations of possible criminal violations, She also signed a measure dropping tlie requirement that candidates ulio raise and spend less than SSOli must file campaign reports, effective immediately While investigating possible criminal charges, the Elections Commission is considered a law enforcement agency under terms of the stale Freedom of Information Act, allowing the secrecy, effective Oct. 1. Also'signed by the governor was a hill bringing stale election law into conformity with a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. The new law, effective immediately, ends limits on a candidate spending his or her own money and on persons spending money independent of ;> candidate's organized campaign. Mrs. Grassu also signed measures which, effective im mediately, would — Kepeal I lie stale regional renl formula for welfare recipients lo prevent some families who live in public limising from paying higher rents. — Itcquire out-ol-state Iruck- ers not registered will Ihe federal Interstate Commerce Commission lo register with the stale Public Utilities Control Authority. Hiir damage suits involving faulty products from being filed more than three years after the alleged injury and more tlian eight years after the purchase. The governor also signed measures effective Oct. l, including laws which would: Allow the Com mil tec on State Payments lo Hospitals which sets Medicaid rates to subpoena witnesses and lake testimony under'oath. Charge unemployment claims againsl employers' tax rates on a prorated basis OSIIA VIOLATIONS NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (UPI) - The U.S. Labor Department has fined Pratt and Whitney Aircraft Division a total of $14,7-15 (or allegedly violating 51 provisions of the Occupational Safely and Health Act. The department said most of the violations resulted from the company's failure to prevent unqualified workers from going into electrical panel boxes, charged with up to WO volts. The department said the practice at the plant, a division of United Technologies Corp., previously bad caused Ihe death of an employe. instead of simply charging the last employer of a claimant. O1KSTKH .lAMKSKAIllimVUV. shown above «ilh bis parents (it 9:1 Sellout SI. graduated Sunniin Cum l.audf frum the I'nivcrsity ol Ncv\ Haven on June (1 wild LI Hachelor nl Science llegroe in Criminal Justice. He flans lo attend Florida State University in the fall majoring in t'limiiuil Law, <XKWS|>hnloby Kdviard Newman! Non-Profit Housing Ruled Not Tax Exempt HAIU'KOKI). Conn. il'Ph - CHUilol Towers, a nonprofi; housing project, does tint have enuti^li L'hnriljible iiicmne to qualify fur t ax-exempt sl;rtus. according to SiijK'rior Cmir' Jmlge Harold El MLsul. His ruling Tuesday reversed a decision tic handed down white .1 Com in on I'lens Omri judge-. Misal Stiul he Iwsed lli( revere;)] on a. Supreme CYmrl ruling earlier this year reji-cl ing lax-exempl status for i\ Walerbury projccl on charila ble iu-oine grounds. The Capitol projtvl is sulsi cbzed by the state Department of Community Affairs a nil Misal said the legislature has passed a measure preventing stall- sulbidi/.o<l lioujimi i>ni- jecls from receiving lux exempt slalus, Nonprofit housing sponsors. citv. stale and federal officials Itivi 1 ln?en b-liiiynling over liio tax e\eni|ition (iiiestiim since 1 1 J72, whi'Ji the IX* A placed limits on Hie reiniljdrsemunl it would tfiu? cities For t^x-free [>ro|H'rly. Also involveil JUT other private, nonprofit lousing pn»- jeets, ItiniKumel House. s[Kiti- siired hy t in in a n u t 1 1 Conjiregational Church, and Van HltiL'k Housing, which ii|x?rales Hie Martin Luther King Ajwrtmonls. Capital 1'owers is sponsored IA- the Kininaiuiel Lutheran Cluirch- A city official said he expected quick re^olnliuii iif the other two cases, involving tirmianiicra $:tl>:i.Ei-t:t tax lull. wilh a $tr..t.7^i DCA sli;iri-. aiiil Van Hlnck's SHHS.2ort liill with an SR9.ii(Ki staU 1 shnre. For Father's Day Or Graduation GIVE Bulova /$-... Accutron^ Time-tested electronic accuracy at a new low price. YOUR CHOICE $75. Closed Mondays Open Friday Nights PURCHASE OR SCHPERO CHARGE I DIAMOND WIIH CGfiflBcNCf AT Stratford Solon Keeps Title For Absenteeism HAKTFOltl). C'imii. 'I'l'Il — because the Democratic majori- Hep. Laurence Palaia. D- ly often settled issues in Stratford, lias defended his title caucuses where voles were not a,s Ilie ahsenteeism king or tlie reconted , Connect lent House, missing :!:iu Oilier representatives who uf the •!:!! votes taken in 11)70. were absent many limes and Palaia. :i:i. n printer, has said llw number or voles they tte \viailfl rwtl seek re-election in missed were: NovemlxT IK-CLIUSO he planned George Hitter, IHIartford. lo get married and \vjnted to 13fi. "devote all my time In my Samuel l.iskov. [J-Briilgeport, marriage." He missed :tll) of VS. VIM vnles in Ihe WT.i session Raymond C. l.iilily. The House wide average for Krklgeporl. 121. votes missed was nine per cenl. Allx'rt It. Webber. U-Ncw the same as last year. The Haven. 118. right-member liridgeporl dele- Herbert V. Camp. It-Ridge Ration had the highest alBtntee field. 105. rale, an average of 71 5 voles Terry 0. McGovern, missed per lawmaker. Bridgeport. 103. '['lie Stamford clek'giUion tuut ,'llicodore It. Cummings. I>Ihe lies! allend.ir.ee leciivd. Kast Hartford. 91 missing an average of only 5.8 Joseph Hogdan. D-Milfonl. M. votes, lien. Christopher Shays. Jean T. Thorton. R-Ulaston- H-Stamford. had a perfect Uiry.87. voting record as did Hep. Joseph Weigand. D-Meriden. Ilichard Varis, It-Prospect. Bl. five others had excuses for Vincent Milano. D-New all ttieir inisses. such as being Haven. K-'t absent due lo legislative bnsi- Abraham Giles. D-Harlford. ness. The)' were: Natalie S2 Itapoiiorl.D-Watcrhury. liich- Clyde Hilling!™. D-Ilartford. ard Martin. D-New London; l!2 Kicliard Mercier. D Plainficld-. Richard Cressoti, I) Enlield. »2. Xeal llanlon. K-Naiigaluck: and Phyllis Kipp. D Cirotcn. A i •><p|> n-ff The voting totals were J~l.ll. VI till compiled rrorn orfieial House r^ « Tt'll records hy Ihe Waterbury j^j\\ O'\\\£ Dill Retniblican-Anierican. The fc> Senate"? votes were not totaled s~\ • i 1 Considered WASHINGTON I UP!) - A measure under Congressiona consideration could lead to nnottter comiKtilion for tlie rigjit lo maJvc 1 Navy F14 fighter oigiiits, i'io\v constructed Pratt aral Whitney Aircraft of Fast Hartford. Conn The House Appropriations Committee Tnracby approved a $15 million allotment in the t977 Defense 1 Appropriations bill to fund the new competition. The FH is presently powered by (win Pratt and Whitney aircraft engines originally Iniill for (he Flit fighter. If the House and Senate accept a committee recommendation, Pratt and Whitney, a division of United Technologies, probably would face competition with the nation's othei major aircraft engine maker. General Electric Co. The appropriations committee report sairf Tuesday the TF30 was a source of "serious • difficulties" with the Navy fighter, It said there were "repeated grounding of the aircraft because of engine problems." but gave no detail? The General Accounting office ro- P^rtcvlly ij. preparing a report slating F24's are oomhat-re-ady only 37 per cent of the time, Pratt and Whitney officials tcSteve development work on the F4(H engine, halted by the Navy wveral years ago as a cost -s a\i ng m rasure, would gire U an irciide track in a new competition- Company officials said the SIS million appropriation indicates "favorable action" to fund an advanced Ft4 engine- Protects asphalt against disintegration from sun, weather, oil. gasoline 5 gallons $ 6 95 Sand Mix $ 7 95 « 160 Rubber Ave. Air. Tex., in Mason County, received its name from Waller Martin who sent in the name in response to a 1925 Post Office Department request for a short name for the community, preferably of three letters. 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