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July 29, 2015

Lawmakers Open To Property Tax Relief Lock Box

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 4:26pm

Christine Stuart photo Democratic legislative leaders said there may not be any language in the budget guaranteeing that future legislatures will continue to use a half percent of the sales tax to fund property tax relief on motor vehicles, but they were optimistic that the funds would continue to be used for their intended purpose.

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July 27, 2015

Consumers Ask Regulators To Scrutinize Rate Requests

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 4:00pm

Christine Stuart photo A handful of individuals told Insurance Department regulators Monday that the rate increases requested by three health insurance companies were excessive.

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Fight For $15 Advocates Put Hope Into New Advisory Board

by Madeline Stocker | July 27, 2015 11:59am

Christine Stuart file photo After the New York Wage board unanimously approved a $15 dollar minimum wage for fast-food workers in that state, advocates throughout Connecticut are hoping it gives them a little more momentum here.

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July 23, 2015

Workers to Lawmakers: ‘Current Legislation Isn’t Enough’

by Madeline Stocker | July 23, 2015 11:40am

Madeline Stocker photo Gov. Dannel P Malloy may have signed a bill increasing the amount businesses who underpay their workers are fined, but that won’t stop businesses from exploiting their employees, a New Haven-based immigrant rights group said Wednesday.

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July 20, 2015

Key Washington Republican Visits Connecticut to Assess Transportation Needs

by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2015 8:59pm

Madeline Stocker photo After touring some of Connecticut’s rails and roads, a national Republican leader agreed Monday to take what he saw back to Washington to help construct a national transportation policy.

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Connecticut Adds 600 Jobs In June

by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2015 12:08pm

Connecticut added 600 jobs and its unemployment rate dropped three-tenths of a percent to 5.7 percent in June, according to the Labor Department’s report released Monday.

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July 16, 2015

Another Potential Hospital Merger On Horizon

by Christine Stuart | July 16, 2015 4:08pm

day kimball hospital A day after Lawrence & Memorial Hospital announced it was joining the Yale New Haven Healthcare Corporation, Day Kimball Healthcare and Hartford Healthcare announced they were exploring a “strategic partnership that could lead to a formal affiliation.”

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State Cracks Down On Out-Of-State Businesses

by Cara Rosner | July 16, 2015 12:00pm

shutterstock State officials collected roughly $1.8 million in fines from out-of-state companies operating illegally in Connecticut during the 2015 fiscal year, according to Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Attorney General George Jepsen.

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July 14, 2015

New Sushi Rice Regulations To Roll Out In October

by Madeline Stocker | July 14, 2015 12:30pm

shutterstock Out of all the bills Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law this past term, this certainly is the stickiest.

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July 13, 2015

Electric Supplier Settles for $2.6M

by Cara Rosner | July 13, 2015 11:58am

istock North American Power LLC, an electric supplier that has been accused of using deceptive marketing tactics, will pay $2.6 million to the nonprofit Operation Fuel under a settlement agreement filed with state utility regulators.

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