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February 24, 2017

OP-ED | Bailing Out XL Would Widen Town-City Divide

by Terry Cowgill | February 24, 2017 5:30am

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It seems like every two or three years the state of Connecticut deludes itself into thinking it’ll see the return of the National Hockey League. That’s’ probably because we’re still haunted by the ghost of then-new Whalers owner Peter Karmanos, who faced with declining attendance in 1997, moved the hapless team to Raleigh, N.C.

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February 21, 2017

Lembo Again Seeks The Legislature’s Help in Monitoring Economic Incentives

by Christine Stuart | February 21, 2017 5:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo He was able to convince the legislature, but State Comptroller Kevin Lembo was unable to convince Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last year to sign a bill that would allow for the examination of certain business tax credits and economic incentives.

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January 9, 2017

Malloy Refuses To Take Tax Increases Off The Table

by Christine Stuart | January 9, 2017 10:30am

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy refused to rule out tax increases in a 40-minute interview in his office with Capitol reporters Friday.

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December 14, 2016

How Did Connecticut’s Economy Fall Behind?

by Christine Stuart | December 14, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo General Electric’s decision to move its headquarters to Boston may have just been the most visible sign that Connecticut failed to lay the groundwork for a 21st century economy, but a University of Connecticut professor says there were plenty of other missed opportunities over the past two decades.

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October 18, 2016

South Windsor, East Windsor Are Latest Players Considered For Casino

by Jack Kramer | October 18, 2016 1:08pm

Doug Hardy / ctnewsjunkie East Windsor and South Windsor are the latest players in the high-stakes game of possible locations for a new casino in Connecticut.

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October 7, 2016

OP-ED | John Larson’s Tunnel Needs to Happen

by Susan Bigelow | October 7, 2016 9:00am

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Just when we all thought the grand idea of burying I-84 in Hartford had been scuttled by the penny-pinching DOT, along comes U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-1st District, with an ambitious plan to build an even bigger tunnel that buries both interstates and extends into East Hartford, all with federal dollars.

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October 6, 2016

Blumenthal, Murphy Say Congress Is Ripe for Green Bank Legislation

by Jack Kramer | October 6, 2016 4:30am

jack kramer / ctnewsjunkie Connecticut U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal told a receptive audience at the Yale School of Management on Wednesday that the timing has never been better for Congress to pass national Green Bank legislation.

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September 23, 2016

OP-ED | Budget Changes Hamstring Good Government

by Sarah Darer Littman | September 23, 2016 7:00am

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News that most of the Legislature’s Program Review and Investigations Committee staff would be assigned to other legislative support offices is being billed as a cost-saving measure. Five analysts are being moved to the Auditors of Public Accounts and the five others are being transferred elsewhere.

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September 20, 2016

Connecticut Offers Stratford-Based Sikorsky Incentives To Stay

by Christine Stuart | September 20, 2016 10:57pm

Courtesy of Gov. Malloy's office The General Assembly will be asked to return to Hartford in the next few weeks to vote on a $220 million deal to ensure Lockheed Martin keeps Sikorsky headquarters in Connecticut for more than a decade.

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September 15, 2016

Republicans Urge Action, But With Few Details On How To Pay For It

by Christine Stuart | September 15, 2016 5:20pm

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie Senate Republicans predicted that the state will face a $2 billion deficit following the Nov. 8 election and they want the majority Democratic Party to express a sense of urgency to resolve it along with a handful of other issues they detailed Thursday at a press conference.

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