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May 26, 2017

OP-ED | Roger Ailes Left an Indelible Mark on TV Journalism - Unfortunately

by Barth Keck | May 26, 2017 5:30am

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If Facebook has taught me anything, it’s that thoughtful political debate is an endangered species. People now just dig in their heels, broadcast their opinions, and don’t budge an inch.

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May 23, 2017

House Passes Bill Expanding Pregnancy Protections

by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2017 5:10pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The House approved a bill, 120-30, Tuesday that would expand employment protections for women in the workplace under Connecticut’s anti-discrimination laws.

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May 19, 2017

Survey Shows Manufacturers Struggling With Workforce

by Cara Rosner | May 19, 2017 12:00pm

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut manufactures will need to fill 13,600 job positions by next year, but they struggle to attract and retrain workers, according to a survey released this week.

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May 15, 2017

Hartford Entrepreneurs to Make Their Pitches Wednesday

by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2017 5:30am

Courtesy of reSET HARTFORD, CT — With $30,000 up for grabs, the Mark Twain House and Museum is the place to be for entrepreneurs Wednesday, May 17.

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May 5, 2017

Pitched Battle Over Franchise Laws For Electric Car Companies

by Christine Stuart | May 5, 2017 2:30pm

Andrei Tudoran / Shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Score one for the Connecticut car dealers in the latest attempt to keep Tesla, an American electric car maker, from selling its vehicles directly to consumers.

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May 3, 2017

Tribes Make Push For Casino, Speaker Says It Will Be Part of Budget Deal

by Christine Stuart | May 3, 2017 1:04pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s tribal chairmen believe momentum for an East Windsor casino is on their side. But slowing their progress is a House bill that would open the bidding process for a third Connecticut casino to all operators, and House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz says it will likely be part of a budget deal.

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May 2, 2017

Dodd Leaving MPAA on Good Terms

by Peter Urban | May 2, 2017 11:30am

Ctnewsjunkie file photo WASHINGTON, DC — Though his voice was raspy from a spring cold, Chris Dodd sounded upbeat and cheerful Monday on the telephone as he spoke about his decision to leave the Motion Picture Association of America after a six-year stint as its top lobbyist.

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April 28, 2017

OP-ED | A Mall on the Brink in Enfield

by Susan Bigelow | April 28, 2017 10:00am

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ENFIELD, CT — It’s a quiet suburban tragedy: the small shopping mall at the heart of my town is slowly dying. The same thing is happening to malls all across the country.

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April 20, 2017

Connecticut’s Job Numbers Edge Slowly Upward

by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2017 11:56am

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — While its difficult to say whether the monthly trend will hold, Connecticut gained 1,300 jobs in March and February’s job losses were revised to a job gain.

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April 14, 2017

ANALYSIS | Dogged By Tough Economy, Malloy Still Stacks Up Accomplishments

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2017 11:29am

Josalee Thrift / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Paid sick leave, an increased minimum wage, criminal justice system reforms, tougher gun safety laws, and abolition of the death penalty are just a few of the accomplishments that will be part of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s legacy.

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