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September 15, 2014

OP-ED | Shining a Light on Tom Foley

by Ron McClellan | September 15, 2014 5:30am

In a July 2013, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said that he was waiting for Connecticut to have its “Wisconsin moment.” This type of careless and offensive comment should be a red flag for every union member, every worker, and every taxpayer in Connecticut.

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Poll: Connecticut Investors Not As Bullish As Investors Nationwide

by Cara Rosner | September 15, 2014 5:30am

dreamstime Most high net worth investors nationwide are optimistic that the economy will hold steady or improve in the coming year, but those in Connecticut don’t appear as confident as their peers elsewhere, according to a new poll.

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September 12, 2014

OP-ED | Connecticut’s Inversion and the Treasurer’s Race

by Suzanne Bates | September 12, 2014 11:00am

All of this talk about people leaving Connecticut to move to cheaper places to live has me thinking about the national conversation on corporate inversions.

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September 5, 2014

Business Survey Reveals ‘Cautious Optimism’

by Christine Stuart | September 5, 2014 1:27pm

Christine Stuart photo An annual survey of Connecticut businesses revealed “cautious optimism” among the respondents. At least 35 percent of companies said they were growing, while 54 percent reported they were “holding steady.”

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September 2, 2014

Yankee Institute Says Unfunded Pension Liability Larger Than Reported

by Christine Stuart | September 2, 2014 5:30am

A new analysis of Connecticut’s unfunded pension liability by the conservative Yankee Institute claims that its unfunded liability is much higher than an actuary for the state has estimated.

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August 29, 2014

OP-ED | Who Will Celebrate Labor Day In 2034?

by Leo Canty and James Hughes | August 29, 2014 8:00am

For more than 100 years workers and their unions have designated a day to parade and celebrate labor, working people, the jobs they do and advances they have made. Over that time, the nature of that work has transformed dramatically from farms and factories to offices and cubicles.

Those changes were hard on many as they fell by the wayside in the struggle to keep up with the need to improve skills and fit into the next level. But as hard as it was for some, the transition we will all soon face will be much faster and wilder and more difficult to keep up with than most will ever imagine.

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August 27, 2014

Report: Connecticut’s Living Wage Is $19.08 An Hour

by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2014 12:34pm

A national research group released a report Tuesday that concluded the living wage for a single adult in Connecticut is $19.08 an hour.

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August 15, 2014

Malloy Promotes Sales Tax Free Week, Touts Employment Gains

by Christine Stuart | August 15, 2014 3:26pm

Christine Stuart photo Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy promised the owners of Mickey Finn’s on Friday that he would be back with his son this weekend to purchase a pair of T.K. Axel Brand jeans.

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August 14, 2014

OP-ED | A Campaign of Substance

by Brian O'Shaughnessy | August 14, 2014 5:26pm

Campaign season is officially under way. We will hear a great deal about issues that candidates believe will influence votes. This does not mean, however, that we will be analyzing the information we need to make informed voter decisions.

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August 8, 2014

OP-ED | Message-maven Culture Killing Compromise In Washington

by Wendell Potter | August 8, 2014 12:30pm

Public Relations Techniques Rule As Dialogue Gives Way To Talking Points

Former congressional staffer Scott Lilly, now a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified at a hearing on Capitol Hill in July that lawmakers might be able to reach a bipartisan consensus on how to improve the congressional budget process if Washington were not ruled by public relations people and message mavens.

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