July 29, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 4:26pm
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.
July 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 4:00pm
by Madeline Stocker | July 27, 2015 11:59am
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.
Tags: wages, New York, Fight for $15, Connecticut, Peter Tercyak, Ed Gomes, Lori Pelletier, Marti Murphy, fast-food, dh
July 23, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | July 23, 2015 11:40am
July 20, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2015 8:59pm
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.
Tags: transportation, infrastructure, Congressman Bill Shuster, Northeast Corridor, john larson, rosa delauro, Pedro Segarra, anna barry, American Society of Engineers, DRIVE act, Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy act, Jim Himes, chris murphy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Marcia LeClerc, Tony Guerrera, dh
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.
July 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 16, 2015 4:08pm
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.”
by Cara Rosner | July 16, 2015 12:00pm
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.
Tags: businesses, Cara Rosner, George Jepsen, Denise Merrill, out-of-state, dh
July 14, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | July 14, 2015 12:30pm
July 13, 2015
by Cara Rosner | July 13, 2015 11:58am
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.