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A state Appellate Court three-judge panel has again rejected the latest appeal of a Waterbury man convicted of killing another city man during a suspected... [Read More]
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Executive directors of the nine regional councils of governments say funding cutbacks are threatening regionalism initiatives. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced on Friday that his... [Read More]
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Most American voters say they don't want a side dish of politics with their Thanksgiving turkey in a new Quinnipiac University poll.The national survey released... [Read More]
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Overtime costs for state government ticked up for the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year. Overtime payments between July and September totaled $63.2 million,... [Read More]
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The red ink is rising and tempers are flaring at the state Capitol, as the Malloy administration is reporting an estimated budget deficit widened in... [Read More]
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U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., says offering incentives will better ensure state authorities report all required information to the National Instant Criminal Background Che…... [Read More]
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Many people in Connecticut are anxiously following the unfolding debate over Republican tax cuts in Congress to see how proposed changes might affect the state... [Read More]
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State legislators and local officials on Friday protested funding cutbacks to municipalities that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is now ordering to achieve budgeted savings targets.The... [Read More]
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State police and every local police department in Connecticut are now committed to using universal screening procedures to assess the danger to domestic violence victims.... [Read More]
State lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy learned Monday the newly minted 2018 budget is running $178 million in the red.The report of a state... [Read More]
The two-year revenue package the legislature adopted relies largely on fee increases and modest tax changes.Fee and tax increases included in the approved $20.5 billion... [Read More]
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The modest assumptions of growth in income and sales taxes in the narrowly balanced 2018 budget that just took effect are already looking shaky. The... [Read More]
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As Brianna Brochu faces a possible felony hate crime charge, the former University of Hartford student says her disgusting mistreatment of a black roommate was... [Read More]
The state is taking more time to launch a retirement security program for an estimated 600,000 workers employed by private businesses that do not offer... [Read More]
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is demanding the Pentagon explain the Air Force's reporting failures that allowed the gunman who killed 26 churchgoers in Texas... [Read More]
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State Comptroller Kevin Lembo is warning Hartford HealthCare and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut their contract dispute could cost them state business.In... [Read More]
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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on Monday predicted Republicans will be hard-pressed to line up enough House votes to pass their proposed tax legislation in... [Read More]
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on Monday predicted Republicans will be hard-pressed to line up enough House votes to pass their proposed tax legislation in... [Read More]
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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is questioning if the U.S. military is reporting domestic violence abusers to the federal database that is used to conduct... [Read More]
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Now that the state finally has passed a budget, it will turn its attention to scrutinizing the fiscal health of its cities and towns.The newly... [Read More]
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