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April 17, 2014

House Approves Tax Credits For UTC

by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2014 5:34pm

Hugh McQuaid photo The House overwhelmingly approved legislation Thursday to allow United Technologies Corp. to use $400 million in unused tax credits to reduce their tax liability and expand their facilities.

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Attorney General’s Report on Hospital Facility Fees Encourages Legislative Action

by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo According to a report from Attorney General George Jepsen, 22 of the state’s 29 hospitals are now charging separate facility and professional fees along with services at their newly acquired outpatient departments or clinics.

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April 14, 2014

OP-ED | Canada Prime Minister Pushing Free Market Principles For Single-payer System

by Wendell Potter | April 14, 2014 12:40pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — During the year leading up to the 2008 presidential primaries, my insurance industry colleagues and I were working hard to influence the debate on health care reform.

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April 10, 2014

House Defeats GMO Grass Seed Ban

by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2014 4:46pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 5:43 p.m.) Less than 24 hours after the Senate approved a bill banning genetically modified grass seed, the House found bipartisan agreement to kill it.

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April 9, 2014

Senate Takes First Step Toward Banning Genetically Engineered Grass

by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2014 9:05pm

Christine Stuart photo Senate Democrats passed legislation banning genetically modified grass seed Wednesday night over Republican questions on why the bill did not go through the traditional legislative process.

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Senate To Push Ahead With GMO Grass Ban Despite Uncertain Future In House

by Hugh McQuaid | April 9, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo The Senate is poised to approve a ban on genetically modified grass seed in Connecticut, but House Speaker Brendan Sharkey and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are not sold on the idea.

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April 7, 2014

Blumenthal, Esty Tackle Bubblegum Flavored E-Cigarettes

by Hugh McQuaid | April 7, 2014 3:11pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Accusing electronic cigarette makers of taking their cues from the Joe Camel-era of tobacco marketing, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Monday an effort to ban the marketing e-cigarettes to kids.

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April 3, 2014

Defamation Lawsuit Explores The Idea of Public Hearing ‘Immunity’

by Christine Stuart | April 3, 2014 5:30am

Connecticut courts have never had to decide whether a member of the public, who is testifying at a legislative hearing, can defame another person without consequences. But a judge may soon get a chance to clarify the issue.

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March 31, 2014

OP-ED | Patent Troll Legislation Could Hurt Innovation

by Steven B. Levine | March 31, 2014 12:21pm

Acting quickly isn’t always wise especially when you are considering changes to the US patent system.  In 2011, swift changes were made with little or no input from the inventor community and we are on the same path again as Congress looks to pass additional reforms.

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March 28, 2014

Two Tech Companies, Pitney Bowes Get Money From Bond Commission

by Christine Stuart | March 28, 2014 2:13pm

istockphoto The state Bond Commission released funding Friday for a number of projects, including $25 million for two technology companies and Pitney Bowes.

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