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June 18, 2014

Summer Meal Program Starts Next Week

by Jhansi Katechia | June 18, 2014 4:31pm

Jhansi Katechia photo A variety of organizations committed to fighting hunger joined together Wednesday to kick off a statewide effort to provide free, nutritious meals to children this summer.

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June 17, 2014

Larson Heckled During Social Security Pitch to Hometown Seniors

by Christine Stuart | June 17, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart (UPDATED 1:15 p.m. Tuesday) It took years for U.S. Rep. John B. Larson to formulate his proposal to strengthen Social Security, but the rollout of the legislation at a senior center in his hometown of East Hartford on Monday didn’t necessarily go as planned.

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June 5, 2014

Yankee Institute Gets New President

by Brian Woodman Jr. | June 5, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of the Yankee Institute New Canaan resident Carol Platt Liebau took over the reins of the conservative Yankee Institute for Public Policy last month as its new president.

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April 24, 2014

Senate Gives Final Approval to UTC Tax Credit Deal

by Hugh McQuaid | April 24, 2014 5:27pm

Hugh McQuaid photo The Senate gave final passage Thursday to a deal allowing United Technologies Corp. to use $400 million in unused tax credits to expand facilities and cut their tax liability.

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April 17, 2014

House Approves Tax Credits For UTC

by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2014 5:34pm

Hugh McQuaid photo 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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March 25, 2014

Health Exchange Gears Up For Final Enrollment Surge

by Christine Stuart | March 25, 2014 5:21pm

Christine Stuart photo 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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March 14, 2014

Sharkey Shakes Up Property Tax System With Reverse PILOT Proposal

by Christine Stuart | March 14, 2014 11:38am

Christine Stuart photo 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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October 11, 2013

OP-ED | Maybe The Whalers Are Next?

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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October 8, 2013

Patients’ Rights Prevail After 8 Year Effort

by Christine Stuart | October 8, 2013 2:23pm

Christine Stuart photo 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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July 25, 2013

Bond Commission Poised To Borrow $628.4M

by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2013 3:58pm

Courtesy of the CTVisit.com website 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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