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August 26, 2016

OP-ED | First Five Report Doesn’t Tell Us Much

by Sarah Darer Littman | August 26, 2016 8:00am

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Curious taxpayers finally got a look at the state Department of Economic and Community Development’s long-awaited analysis of the First Five Plus economic incentive program on Tuesday. The document raises as many questions as it purports to answer.

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Connecticut Employers Brace For New Overtime Rule

by Cara Rosner | August 26, 2016 5:30am

shutterstock Connecticut employers are bracing for a new federal rule taking effect later this year that will entitle more workers to overtime pay.

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OP-ED | Getting Serious About ‘Liquor Justice’

by Terry Cowgill | August 26, 2016 5:30am

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It’s finally happened. Someone besides the governor is taking meaningful action to dismantle Connecticut’s protection racket for package stores. And if the state doesn’t get its act together, the legal bills could mount.

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August 25, 2016

Insurers Making Plans for Newly Mandated Coverage of 3D Mammograms

by Christine Stuart | August 25, 2016 4:50pm

Photo Courtesy Of Stamford Hospital Depending on the insurance company, Connecticut consumers may be paying for the legislature and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s decision to expand required coverage of breast cancer imaging to include 3D mammography.

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Connecticut Senator Joins Chorus On EpiPen Price Hikes

by Cara Rosner | August 25, 2016 11:26am

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal has joined the growing chorus blasting pharmaceutical giant Mylan over the skyrocketing cost of EpiPens, calling on the company to immediately lower the price of the life-saving medication.

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Amazon Sets Up Shop at UConn

by Kristi Allen | August 25, 2016 5:30am

Kristi Allen / CTNewsJunkie UConn students will have a new way to receive packages on campus when classes start next week: an Amazon pick-up location.

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August 24, 2016

Retailer Asks Federal Court To Weigh In On Connecticut’s Liquor Pricing

by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 5:29am

Legislative efforts to change how Connecticut regulates alcohol prices have failed over the past three years, so a national liquor retailer is trying to win its argument in federal court.

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August 23, 2016

Officials Say First Five Program Created 3,759 New Jobs

by Christine Stuart | August 23, 2016 4:30pm

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stood outside the gleaming Alexion Pharmaceutical building Tuesday in downtown New Haven to tout his administration’s analysis of the First Five, a state economic development program that gives large sums of money to corporations to stay and create jobs in Connecticut.

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August 22, 2016

Back to School Spending Expected To Increase This Year

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

Families with school-age children are planning to spend more money on back-to-school shopping than they did last year, according to a recent survey by the National Retail Federation.

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August 19, 2016

Petition Drive Launched To Get Malloy To Support Fines for Large Corporations

by Christine Stuart | August 19, 2016 1:40pm

Christine Stuart photo The Connecticut Working Families Party started a petition drive Friday asking Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to support legislation that would fine large employers who don’t pay their employees $15 an hour.

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