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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday pessimistically predicted the latest Oct. 1 target date for passing a state budget will also be missed.If that happens,... [Read More]
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A showdown is looming over changes to state pensions that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Democratic leaders and state employee unions oppose. A handful of Democratic... [Read More]
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday challenged Democrats and Republicans to swallow recommendations each finds distasteful to finally get a two-year budget done. The call... [Read More]
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Democrats proposed new taxes and fees for owning second homes, gambling on daily fantasy sports, and using ridesharing services and mobile phones but dropped a... [Read More]
A disappointing jobs report Thursday had Connecticut losing 3,900 net jobs in August and revised July's losses from 600 to 1,000 net jobs.The unemployment rate... [Read More]
The state government has joined a legal challenge to President Donald Trump's decision to phase out a program that shields young immigrants brought to the... [Read More]
Top Democratic leaders and immigration rights activists in Connecticut quickly condemned President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to phase out a program that shields young i…... [Read More]
Every day life in this already pricey state could cost a bit more if sales taxes are increased again.The state government collected approximately $4 billion... [Read More]
Democratic leaders of the House and Senate say Democrats are proposing sale tax increases to help maintain funding for cities and towns.Reductions to municipal aid... [Read More]
Tags: Dems - cities - House
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State Comptroller Kevin Lembo on Friday confirmed the 2018 fiscal year is heading toward a $93.9 million deficit under the provisions of Gov. Dannel P.... [Read More]
State enforcement efforts recovered a record $8.9 million in unpaid wages for Connecticut workers last year.The state Department of Labor reported this new record-setting amount... [Read More]
Tags: Record - State - workers
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Tensions in state-municipal relations spilled over Wednesday as towns and cities criticized all sides in the state budget negotiations and state leaders slammed the Connecticut... [Read More]
First Selectman Edmond V. Mone is tired of waiting to find out how much state aid his small town of Thomaston will lose this fiscal... [Read More]
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Top Democratic and Republican negotiators are making what could be a final push to reach a bipartisan deal to end the stalemate that has left... [Read More]
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HARTFORD — Cybercriminals are circulating emails purporting to be from the IRS or FBI as part of a ransomware scam to take computer data hostage. State... [Read More]
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HARTFORD — Cybercriminals are circulating emails purporting to be from the IRS or FBI as part of a ransomware scam to take computer data hostage. State... [Read More]
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More than 200 people nearly filled the Cox Activities Center Theater to capacity Monday for the Norfolk Daily News' Community Conversation: Whose Water is it... [Read More]
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Two Republican lawmakers say they are going to argue Thursday that state election regulators are robbing candidates who accept public financing of their free speech... [Read More]
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There have been plenty of complaints concerning how Gov. Dannel P. Malloy plans to distribute education aid in the absence of an adopted budget, but... [Read More]
Norfolk police are investigating a homicide that occurred Friday afternoon. [Read More]
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