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December 21, 2014

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May 30, 2015

OP-ED | Legislature Must Act Now to Protect Working Families

by Lori Pelletier | May 30, 2015 11:14am

With less than five days left until the Connecticut General Assembly adjourns for the year, there are two paths our state can go down.

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May 29, 2015

House Sends Arrest Record Compromise To Senate

by Elizabeth Regan | May 29, 2015 6:40pm

Christine Stuart The House unanimously approved a bill Friday that restores public access to certain arrest record information.

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State Election Regulators Serve Democrats With Investigatory Subpoena; Republicans Draw Line In Sand

by Christine Stuart | May 29, 2015 2:23pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo The State Election Enforcement Commission on Friday issued a wide-ranging subpoena to members of the Connecticut Democratic Party and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s campaign seeking documents in an investigation of mailings sent during the 2014 election.

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OP-ED | When Low-Wage Workers Are Paid More, Everyone Benefits

by Heather McGhee | May 29, 2015 12:00pm

Is Connecticut one of the richest states in the nation? It depends on who you ask.

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OP-ED | Ethics Code Essential When the Fox Is Guarding the Taxpayer’s Henhouse

by Sarah Darer Littman | May 29, 2015 11:00am

It’s no secret that the Affordable Care Act is a controversial law, both nationally and here in Connecticut.

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OP-ED | Don’t Call It An Economic Comeback

by Susan Bigelow | May 29, 2015 10:00am

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The latest jobs report is out, and once again Connecticut’s employment statistics are marginally better. We’re on pace to recover all the jobs lost during the recession by sometime in 2016. So why does it still feel like we’re stuck in the mud?

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DC NEWS JUNKIE | Murphy, Himes Say College Costs Are Most Common Concern

by Jordan Fenster | May 29, 2015 9:30am

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It’s no secret that Fairfield County has its share of wealthy residents. U.S. Rep. James Himes, D-4th District, is occasionally referred to as Wall Street’s congressman, because of the sheer number of high-powered financial executives that live within his district. Nonetheless, according to Himes spokesperson Patrick Malone, the cost of higher education is the most common topic of conversation in the district.

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OP-ED | Big Data Is Not the Devil, But It Surely Isn’t Education’s Savior, Either

by Barth Keck | May 29, 2015 7:59am

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Life is messy. Just when you think you have things figured out, BAM! An unforeseen problem whacks you right between the eyes.

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OP-ED | Taxing The Nonprofits: Sharkey Hones His Attack

by Terry Cowgill | May 29, 2015 5:30am

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In their insatiable quest for new revenue, lawmakers in Hartford have seized on the state’s large nonprofit organizations, suggesting that their tax-exempt status might be an anachronism in an era of expansion.

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