December 21, 2014
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May 30, 2015
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.
May 29, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | May 29, 2015 6:40pm
State Election Regulators Serve Democrats With Investigatory Subpoena; Republicans Draw Line In Sand
by Christine Stuart | May 29, 2015 2:23pm
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.
by Heather McGhee | May 29, 2015 12:00pm
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.
by Susan Bigelow | May 29, 2015 10:00am
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?
Tags: economy, jobs, jobs report, unemployment rate, labor statistics, Susan Bigelow, dh
by Jordan Fenster | May 29, 2015 9:30am
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.
Tags: himes, Murphy, DC News Junkie, dh
by Barth Keck | May 29, 2015 7:59am
Life is messy. Just when you think you have things figured out, BAM! An unforeseen problem whacks you right between the eyes.
by Terry Cowgill | May 29, 2015 5:30am
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.