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February 24, 2015

Business Community Pans Malloy Tax Increases

by Cara Rosner | February 24, 2015 12:00pm

CTNJ file photo Tax proposals in Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget would negatively affect businesses, hindering economic investment in Connecticut, according to the state’s largest business association.

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February 19, 2015

OP-ED | Malloy’s Quixotic Quest For Liquor Justice

by Terry Cowgill | February 19, 2015 3:53pm

I may not be Gov. Dan Malloy’s biggest fan, but every time he tilts at windmills in an effort to reform the state’s outrageous liquor laws, I want to hug that little porcupine.

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February 18, 2015

UConn Economists Cautious of ‘Stunning’ Economic Growth Predictions

by Elizabeth Regan | February 18, 2015 5:30am

Connecticut’s economy could grow at a rate of 8.1 percent this year, according to a report released Wednesday by University of Connecticut economists, who describe the prediction as both “stunning” and “dubious.”

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February 13, 2015

Malloy Renews Push To Change Alcohol Pricing

by Hugh McQuaid | February 13, 2015 3:01pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday launched another campaign to change the laws governing the state’s liquor sales with some strong rhetoric for lawmakers inclined to maintain the current alcohol pricing structure.

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February 12, 2015

OP-ED | Last in Job Creation Poll, Time to Stop Anti-Business Rhetoric and Legislation

by Suzanne Bates | February 12, 2015 7:52pm

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Just when everyone was starting to express some cautious optimism about the job market in Connecticut, Gallup’s poll listing Connecticut in last place for job creation felt like a sucker punch to our collective guts.

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OP-ED | CT Bucks National Trend by Adding 24,000 Union Members in 2014

by Lori Pelletier | February 12, 2015 4:33pm

Now that the economy is starting to rebound from the Great Recession, the question is not simply how many jobs are we creating, but are we creating jobs that raise wages for all? To ensure a strong recovery, we need family-sustaining wages. And the answer is clear: the best solution to low, stagnant wages is to join a union.

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February 9, 2015

OP-ED | Republican ‘Alternative’ To Obamacare Really No Alternative At All

by Wendell Potter | February 9, 2015 3:04pm

We got a glimpse last week of what would happen to our health care system if Republicans increase their control of Congress and win the White House in 2016.

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February 6, 2015

Two Lawmakers Look To Legalize Marijuana

by Hugh McQuaid | February 6, 2015 11:30am

Shutterstock Two state lawmakers are seeking to legalize and tax the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. They want it to be seen as a revenue generator and boon to the state’s economy.

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OP-ED | Passenger Rail Boosters Tell Malloy To ‘Train Up!’

by Terry Cowgill | February 6, 2015 5:29am

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You’ve got to admire tenacity and passion in the face of 30-miles-an-hour winds and some of the coldest temperatures we’ve seen this season. But such is the stuff railroad buffs are made of.

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February 5, 2015

Connecticut Officials Request More Information About Anthem Data Breach

by Christine Stuart | February 5, 2015 12:59pm

The state of Connecticut is asking Anthem Inc. for more information about a data breach that may have compromised the personal information of tens of millions of its customers.

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