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April 16, 2014

The Rowlands’ Political Paper Trail Includes Republicans & Democrats

by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2014 5:29am

Douglas Healey photo Campaign finance records show that in the years following his incarceration, former Gov. John G. Rowland and his wife, Patricia, made several donations to both Democratic and Republican candidates and town committees.

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April 15, 2014

Boughton Calls On Candidates To Release Their Tax Returns

by Staff Report | April 15, 2014 10:51pm

In 2012, some U.S. Senate candidates raced to release their federal and state income tax returns to the news media. This year the gubernatorial candidates are getting involved.

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Union Official Rolls Eyes, Sparks Contract Debate

by Hugh McQuaid | April 15, 2014 4:35pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo It wasn’t collective bargaining policy that provoked a dispute between legislative Republicans and a union official during a Tuesday hearing — it was a roll of the eyes.

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Settlement Would Require State To Hire 35 More Workers

by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2014 12:00pm

Under a settlement agreement reached last week in a federal lawsuit, the Connecticut General Assembly will be asked to add 35 positions to the Department of Social Services budget to help process Medicaid applications.

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Truckers Want A Tax Break

by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2014 5:30am

istockphoto Connecticut truckers say it’s unfair for the state to benefit from the 6.3 percent sales tax on vehicle repairs when it’s the brine the state puts on the roads that causes the damage.

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OP-ED | A Day Everyone Loves To Hate

by Wade Gibson | April 15, 2014 5:30am

Everyone loves to hate taxes. Too high. Too low. Too complicated. The reason for this is simple: our tendency to focus only on what we pay, not how we benefit. What if you considered the cost of your home without considering all the benefits a home brings? Shelter, security, comfort, memories, and more. You might end up hating your home, too. But we love our homes, accepting the costs of homeownership knowing that the benefits far outweigh them.

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April 14, 2014

‘Knockout Game’ Bill Headed To Senate

by Hugh McQuaid | April 14, 2014 4:46pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Legislation aimed at discouraging the “knockout game” cleared the Judiciary Committee on Monday over opposition from lawmakers who say the unprovoked attacks addressed in the bill are not a problem in Connecticut.

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Report Highlights Cybersecurity Threats

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2014 3:45pm

Christine Stuart photo It’s not clear exactly how many times someone may have tried to gain access to Connecticut’s electrical grid with malicious intent, but state officials say they’re working with utilities in developing cybersecurity regulatory guidance.

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OP-ED | Canada Prime Minister Pushing Free Market Principles For Single-payer System

by Wendell Potter | April 14, 2014 12:40pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — During the year leading up to the 2008 presidential primaries, my insurance industry colleagues and I were working hard to influence the debate on health care reform.

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Murphy, Blumenthal Warn of Predatory Tax Filing Services

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2014 12:39pm

Christine Stuart photo On the eve of the income tax filing deadline, U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal warned of unscrupulous practices by tax preparers who prey upon moderate- and low-income individuals.

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