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July 3, 2015

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OP-ED | Union Lobbyists Had Big Wins This Legislative Session

by Suzanne Bates | July 3, 2015 10:00am

In April, when the Democrats on the Finance Committee released their half of the budget calling for more than $2 billion in new revenue, most of the lobbyists were scrambling to get their hands on the details.

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OP-ED | The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of the 2015 Special Session

by Susan Bigelow | July 3, 2015 8:00am

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The legislature met early this week to finish up its business from this year’s session, and managed to get a lot done. Some of it was very positive and should help Connecticut move forward. Some of it was a bit less so. And some of it was, well . . .  just ugly.

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OP-ED | Stay In Connecticut But Don’t Dismiss Scott’s Message

by Terry Cowgill | July 3, 2015 5:30am

What should we make of a Republican governor from a large state with a relatively strong economy who comes to embattled Connecticut to steal some jobs from us? For starters, we should pay attention and not dismiss him as a publicity seeker. We should not shoot the messenger, who in this case has a rather questionable business career of his own, but rather assess his message.

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July 2, 2015

Malloy Vetoes Municipal Double-Dipping

by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 4:56pm

christine stuart file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Thursday that would have allowed municipal employees to double dip, collecting a pension and a salary at the same time.

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Administration Walks Back Decision on Nursing Home Funding

by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 1:17pm

CTNJ file photo Democratic lawmakers defended budget language earlier this week that said more money would go to union nursing homes than non-union nursing homes. But as it turns out, the formula will need to be changed.

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Paid Family Leave Is Reborn

by Elizabeth Regan | July 2, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo Budget adjustments signed into law Tuesday mean the state is on the road to adopting paid family and medical leave, but state leaders disagree about how long the road will be and where it will end.

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July 1, 2015

Union Leader ‘Stunned’ By Malloy Veto of Standards For Education Commish

by Christine Stuart | July 1, 2015 3:42pm

CTNJ file photo One of the four bills Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed Tuesday would have prescribed educational qualifications for the state’s Education Commissioner.

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Obama on Overtime Pay Proposal: ‘A Hard Day’s Work Deserves a Fair Day’s Pay’

by Madeline Stocker | July 1, 2015 1:47pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo In a bid to address income inequality nationwide, President Barack Obama announced his proposal to extend overtime pay Tuesday, a ruling that updates a significant labor regulation and would result in larger paychecks for nearly 5 million workers.

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