by Jhansi Katechia | June 18, 2014 4:31pm
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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by Christine Stuart | June 17, 2014 5:30am
(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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by Brian Woodman Jr. | June 5, 2014 5:30am
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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by Hugh McQuaid | April 24, 2014 5:27pm
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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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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