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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday called the Republican budget a... [Read More]
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A two-building state office complex in downtown Hartford was dedicated Thursday in the names of Gov. Ella T. Grasso and Lt. Gov. Joseph J. Fauliso,... [Read More]
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Huge questions over how state aid for schools and state colleges ultimately will fare will be a critical focus of Democratic and Republican leaders as they... [Read More]
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Sen. Heather Somers, R-Groton, says she is grateful that she never ran for state office in the days before Connecticut's public financing system, when a... [Read More]
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Attorneys general from 39 states, including Connecticut, have broadened an investigation into whether pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors have played a role in the opioid epidemic.... [Read More]
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MGM Resorts International launched a glitzy new campaign Monday to expand into Connecticut, an effort that curiously coincides with the Trump administration, at least temporarily,... [Read More]
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reaffirmed his opposition to the new state budget Monday and urged all sides to compromise on a new one. The... [Read More]
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Because candidates of color are less likely to get over the certification hurdles, states that have bet on improving education by "raising the bar" for... [Read More]
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It was a week of suspense and anxiety, followed by a flurry of more suspense and more anxiety, followed by a night of high political... [Read More]
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Many experts say the disasters around Houston and along the crowded coasts of Florida reinforce the urgent idea that resilient infrastructure is needed more than... [Read More]
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Connecticut's state budget crisis grew exponentially more complicated Friday as three moderate Senate Democrats bolted their caucus and teamed with 18 Republicans to pass a... [Read More]
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A two-year political odyssey by Dominion Energy to convince the Connecticut General Assembly that its Millstone nuclear station needed new rules for selling electricity to... [Read More]
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On the second try to pass a compromise budget, the House Democratic leadership was counting Friday on the evenly divided Senate, where three conservative Democrats... [Read More]
Tags: House - Senate - Fate
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Legislators arrived at the State Capitol on Friday with the opportunity for the first time to see the details of a $41.4 billion, two-year budget... [Read More]
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A compromise to end Connecticut's summer-long budget impasse dramatically unraveled Thursday night as House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin, brusquely acknowledged to reporters he was postponing... [Read More]
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The Connecticut General Assembly and the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy have agreed in principle on bipartisan legislation authorizing state energy officials to take... [Read More]
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Consumers looking to protect themselves from identity theft following a massive data breach of credit report provider Equifax could face fees, thanks to a decade-old... [Read More]
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The Connecticut Hospital Association, which was sharply critical of the governor's proposal to boost taxes on the industry Monday, negotiated legal "assurances" with the governor... [Read More]
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The proposed solution to the Connecticut budget impasse would break new ground raising revenue with taxes and fees on seasonal homes, cell phones and fantasy... [Read More]
Tags: Budget - fees - taxes
Connecticut's jobless rate fell from 5 percent to 4.8 percent in August, more of a statistical fluke than cause for celebration as the number of... [Read More]
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