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December 21, 2014

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March 2, 2015

Lawmakers Debate Regulations For Ridesharing Services

by Sarah Paduano | March 2, 2015 5:16pm

Christine Stuart photo Lawmakers will have to make a decision without empirical data on what if any regulations it should impose on ridesharing sharing services like Uber.

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Lembo Predicts Bigger Deficit, Doubts Personal Income Growth

by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2015 1:08pm

CTNJ file photo State Comptroller Kevin Lembo is projecting that the state budget will end the year with a $101.2 million deficit, which is $40 million more than Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office projected last month.

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Supreme Court Orders New Sentencing Hearing for Juvenile Offender, But Leaves Rest to Legislature

by Hugh McQuaid | March 2, 2015 5:30am

Michael Lee-Murphy file photo The state Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man sentenced to life in prison for a murder he committed as a minor. But the court left up to the legislature to decide whether similarly situated offenders should be granted parole hearings. 

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February 27, 2015

They Hate The Cuts, But Malloy Doubts They Will Increase Taxes

by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | February 27, 2015 12:26pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 1:20 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy acknowledged Thursday that the legislature hates cuts in his proposed budget and lacks consensus to raise taxes. But the governor said a lot can change in the three months before a budget plan must be approved.

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Unions Pitch Healthcare Pooling

by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2015 8:30am

Christine Stuart photo Union officials and municipal leaders asked state lawmakers again Thursday for the ability to pool their health insurance risk with other municipalities and the state employees’ plan.

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February 26, 2015

OP-ED | Union Members Should Be Held to Same Rules at Legislative Hearings

by Suzanne Bates | February 26, 2015 10:30pm

The hundreds of union members who crowded into the Middletown city hall this week to protest legislation they say will mean less money in their pockets made it clear who they thought was on their side and who wasn’t.

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OP-ED | Who’s Afraid of the Minor Leagues?

by Susan Bigelow | February 26, 2015 9:24pm


Last week Hartford officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new minor league home of the New Britain Rock Cats, who will move to the city in time for the start of the 2016 season.

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DC NEWS JUNKIE | Partisanship Condemned as Homeland Security Shutdown Nears

by Jordan Fenster | February 26, 2015 9:01pm

As the minutes ticked by and a Friday deadline to fund the Department of Homeland Security grew closer, members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation condemned the party politics they said could result in a departmental shutdown.

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OP-ED | Alert! We are Under Attack! This is Not a Test

by Scott Minnick | February 26, 2015 6:26pm

Our society accepts the sad fact that in our free-market democracy, money influences politicians.

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