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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 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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December 18, 2012

Lawmaker To Reintroduce Ban On High Capacity Magazines

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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October 18, 2012

Walker: Our Real National Debt Is $70 Trillion

by Christine Stuart | October 18, 2012 11:59am

Christine Stuart photo 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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July 10, 2012

Teachers’ Union Gets New Leadership

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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June 28, 2012

Home Health Services Company Lured Across River By State $$

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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