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April 17, 2015

Report: Personal Income Increases, But Hurdles Remain

by Cara Rosner | April 17, 2015 11:14am

shutterstock Personal income in Connecticut grew 3.7 percent between the fourth quarter of 2013 and the fourth quarter of 2014, while most of the rest of the Northeast saw more sizable gains, according to a report out this week.

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OP-ED | The Sub-$15-an-hour Tax: A ‘First’ We Don’t Need

by Terry Cowgill | April 17, 2015 5:30am

Connecticut is the land of many firsts. Some are undoubtedly good: first state with a public library; first woman to be elected governor of a U.S. state “in her own right;” and the first to create a Freedom of Information Commission.

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DC NEWS JUNKIE | Senators Help ID Unknown Pearl Harbor Victims

by Jordan Fenster | April 17, 2015 5:00am

The U.S. Department of Defense announced this week that the bodies of 388 members of the U.S. Navy and Marines would be exhumed and identified.

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April 16, 2015

Jepsen Lays Out Gambling Expansion Concerns

by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2015 2:43pm

CTNJ file photo Attorney General George Jepsen met with legislative leaders Wednesday to outline his legal concerns over allowing the state’s two federally recognized tribes open up a casino outside their reservations.

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Fight For $15 Reaches State Capitol

by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo On the day when Americans file their income taxes, fast food workers, nursing home workers, and adjunct professors from Connecticut to California walked off the job to rally for higher pay.

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April 14, 2015

Union Postpones Nursing Home Strike

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2015 3:31pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo At the urging of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, nursing home workers will postpone their upcoming strike, according to a spokeswoman for the union.

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April 13, 2015

‘Dark Money’ Group Causes Confusion Over Tribal Lending Complaint

by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 2:58pm

Christine Stuart photo A conservative group that is not required to disclose its donors is ramping up its campaign against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the state Banking Department for action it’s taken regarding two tribal lending organizations.

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Lawmakers Look Again To Keno

by Cara Rosner | April 13, 2015 5:30am

shutterstock Connecticut Lottery officials are hoping the odds are in their favor as lawmakers again consider legislation that would allow the agency to operate keno games in the state.

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April 10, 2015

OP-ED | Push For Tax on Low Wages Would Mean Higher Grocery Bills and Fewer Jobs

by Suzanne Bates | April 10, 2015 1:30pm

Not one, but two legislative committees in Hartford approved bills that would force employers to pay a penalty — a tax, really — for hiring people in our state.

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April 9, 2015

Labor Advocates Back Bill To Fine Large Employers Paying Less Than $15 An Hour

by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2015 4:00pm

Christine Stuart photo A Hartford daycare was the backdrop Thursday for a press conference on a union-backed bill that would fine large employers who pay their employees less than $15 an hour.

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