by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2014 5:34pm
The House overwhelmingly approved legislation Thursday to allow United Technologies Corp. to use $400 million in unused tax credits to reduce their tax liability and expand their facilities.
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by Christine Stuart | March 25, 2014 5:21pm
Connecticut residents, who don’t qualify for Medicaid, have just six more days to sign up for health insurance plans if they want to avoid a tax penalty next year.
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by Christine Stuart | March 14, 2014 11:38am
EAST HARTFORD — House Speaker Brendan Sharkey told a group of business executives Friday that he wants to turn the tax system on its head by reversing the way colleges and hospitals are treated under the local property tax system.
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by Heath W. Fahle | October 11, 2013 2:29pm
Between the Hartford Marathon and the University of Connecticut’s homecoming football game, it was a sporting weekend in Hartford and even state government got in the mood.
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by Christine Stuart | October 8, 2013 2:23pm
The administration at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center may have an open-door complaint policy, but Mary Frost knows firsthand that’s not true of all nursing facilities.
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by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2013 3:58pm
A new $2.8 million scoreboard and other improvements to Rentschler Field in East Hartford are among the many things the state Bond Commission is poised to approve Friday at its meeting.
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by Christine Stuart | December 18, 2012 6:18pm
The gunman who carried out the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School used a Bushmaster rifle that belonged to his mother and was equipped with multiple high-capacity magazines that each contained 30 rounds of ammunition, according to state police. He had hundreds of bullets at his disposal.
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by Christine Stuart | October 18, 2012 11:59am
EAST HARTFORD — Government is currently not representative of, or responsive to, the public and we are dominated by special interests, big money, and career politicians, former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker told the East Hartford Chamber of Commerce at Goodwin College on Thursday.
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by Hugh McQuaid | July 10, 2012 4:11pm
Mark Waxenberg, a former East Hartford math teacher, will succeed Connecticut Education Association Executive Director Mary Loftus Levine, who retired at the end of June.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 28, 2012 4:43pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that home health services company CareCentrix will become the fifth company to participate in the First Five program as it relocates from East Hartford to Hartford.
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