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September 23, 2016

TAKE THE SURVEY: Are You Hardwired to Vote for Clinton or Trump?

by Staff Report | September 23, 2016 5:16pm


Paul D. Tieger, an author and internationally recognized expert on Personality Type and voting behavior, has launched a unique survey which looks at the presidential race in an entirely new light — how our innate Personality Type may be the stealth factor that determines the next leader of the free world.

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Special Session Sept. 28

by Staff Report | September 23, 2016 1:48pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made it official Friday when he announced he signed a proclamation calling on the General Assembly to convene 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 for a special session to approve an economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin. 

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State to Hospitals: The Tax Is Legal

by Christine Stuart | September 23, 2016 1:32pm

The state departments of Social Services and Revenue Services found that the hospital tax enacted in 2011 by the General Assembly and implemented by the two agencies is legal.

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OP-ED | Dems Struggle to Hold House

by Susan Bigelow | September 23, 2016 10:00am

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Democrats may keep majorities in both houses of the General Assembly this November, but it won’t be because they have better ideas or policies. Rather, if they keep control, they’ll have one person to thank for it: Donald Trump.

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OP-ED | Budget Changes Hamstring Good Government

by Sarah Darer Littman | September 23, 2016 8:00am

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News that most of the Legislature’s Program Review and Investigations Committee staff would be assigned to other legislative support offices is being billed as a cost-saving measure. Five analysts are being moved to the Auditors of Public Accounts and the five others are being transferred elsewhere.

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Accounting Group Says Connecticut Has Second Highest Tax Burden

by Cara Rosner | September 23, 2016 5:29am

CTNewsJunkie file photo Connecticut has the second-highest taxpayer burden in the nation, according to a report released this week by a think tank.

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OP-ED | Striking A Pose For Openness And Efficiency?

by Terry Cowgill | September 23, 2016 5:29am

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Two stories surfaced last week that shed light on the way state government operates and the low regard some officials have for those who act as watchdogs for the people.

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September 22, 2016

Green Party Presidential Candidate Plays To Her Base

by Jack Kramer | September 22, 2016 4:44pm

Jack Kramer photo Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein certainly knew who she was playing to Thursday afternoon when she pushed her signature campaign issue: eliminating student debt.

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Connecticut Exchange Hires New Call Center Vendor

by Christine Stuart | September 22, 2016 2:42pm

Courtesy of Faneuil Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, will start enrollment on Nov. 1 with a new call center vendor.

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Advocacy Group Says 222 Have Been Killed As A Result of Domestic Violence

by Cara Rosner | September 22, 2016 12:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Statewide, 222 people have been killed and 3,600 have suffered serious injuries as the result of domestic violence since 2000, according to a report released today.

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