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August 11, 2017

Even Without A Budget Connecticut Shoppers Get a Tax Break

by Cara Rosner | August 11, 2017 3:00pm

One of the biggest shopping seasons of the year - second only to the holidays - is here: back to school time.

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August 3, 2017

Survey Finds Budget Situation Is Impacting Consumer Confidence

by Christine Stuart | August 3, 2017 5:30am

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut residents are beginning to worry about how the lack of a state budget will impact their personal budgets, according to a survey by InformCT.

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July 28, 2017

Attorneys General Warn About Malware Sites

by Cara Rosner | July 28, 2017 5:30am

Courtesy of the PSA Fifteen state attorneys general from across the country, including Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, are participating in a first-ever national campaign to warn consumers of the dangers of “pirate” websites.

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July 5, 2017

Connecticut Could See Competing Health Information Exchanges

by Cara Rosner | July 5, 2017 5:30am

megaflopp via shutterstock In an age when many patients receive medical care from multiple providers, it can be difficult for clinicians to safely and easily share relevant patient information — among themselves and with patients — in a timely manner.

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June 5, 2017

Tesla, Millstone Still Left On Calendar

by Christine Stuart | June 5, 2017 6:57pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — As the 2017 legislative session comes to an end it’s becoming less likely that a number of complex issues will be put to a vote.

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May 22, 2017

OP-ED | Increasing Minimum Mandatory Auto Insurance Limits Helps Urban Residents the Most

by Michael A. D’Amico | May 22, 2017 9:59pm

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It has been 46 years, almost half a century, that Connecticut has had the same minimum mandatory auto liability limits.

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May 1, 2017

Malloy Appoints Deputy To Head Consumer Protection

by Christine Stuart | May 1, 2017 10:46pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that he has appointed Michelle Seagull to head the Department of Consumer Protection.

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April 17, 2017

Harris Steps Down From Consumer Protection

by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2017 4:34pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan Harris resigned Monday in a letter to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, just days after the governor announced he would not be seeking re-election in 2018.

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April 13, 2017

Indictment Alleging Fraud By Phony Pita Company May Fuel Lembo’s Bill

by Jack Kramer | April 13, 2017 5:30am

shutterstock via parasolia HARTFORD, CT — The indictment of a former Vernon man charged with scheming to secure funding for a fake pocket pita company may give new momentum to legislation that would toughen oversight of state tax credits and economic incentives.

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March 31, 2017

Crumb Rubber Debate Continues

by Jack Kramer | March 31, 2017 1:36pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT —(Updated 5:30 p.m.) The Planning and Development Committee narrowly approved a bill Friday that would prohibit the installation of crumb rubber ground cover on municipal and public playgrounds.

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