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August 26, 2016

Republican Seeks To Leverage Local Experience In Run For Congress

by Max Moran | August 26, 2016 1:55pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo The 41 cities and towns in the 5th Congressional District last elected a Republican in 2006, but Sherman First Selectman Clay Cope is hoping to end his party’s losing streak.

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OP-ED | Suburbs and City Must Come Together

by Susan Bigelow | August 26, 2016 9:59am


Earlier this month, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin called for financial relief for his beleaguered, cash-strapped city from the state and from neighboring towns. He is absolutely correct to do so. It’s time for the whole region, which draws enormous benefit from the presence of the city, to lift Hartford up. The same should be said for cities like New Haven, Bridgeport, Waterbury and their surrounding communities.

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OP-ED | First Five Report Doesn’t Tell Us Much

by Sarah Darer Littman | August 26, 2016 8:00am

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Curious taxpayers finally got a look at the state Department of Economic and Community Development’s long-awaited analysis of the First Five Plus economic incentive program on Tuesday. The document raises as many questions as it purports to answer.

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Connecticut Employers Brace For New Overtime Rule

by Cara Rosner | August 26, 2016 5:30am

shutterstock Connecticut employers are bracing for a new federal rule taking effect later this year that will entitle more workers to overtime pay.

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OP-ED | Getting Serious About ‘Liquor Justice’

by Terry Cowgill | August 26, 2016 5:30am

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It’s finally happened. Someone besides the governor is taking meaningful action to dismantle Connecticut’s protection racket for package stores. And if the state doesn’t get its act together, the legal bills could mount.

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August 25, 2016

Insurers Making Plans for Newly Mandated Coverage of 3D Mammograms

by Christine Stuart | August 25, 2016 4:50pm

Photo Courtesy Of Stamford Hospital Depending on the insurance company, Connecticut consumers may be paying for the legislature and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s decision to expand required coverage of breast cancer imaging to include 3D mammography.

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Connecticut Senator Joins Chorus On EpiPen Price Hikes

by Cara Rosner | August 25, 2016 11:26am

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal has joined the growing chorus blasting pharmaceutical giant Mylan over the skyrocketing cost of EpiPens, calling on the company to immediately lower the price of the life-saving medication.

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OP-ED | Malloy’s Revisionist History on GE

by John Frey | August 25, 2016 10:00am

Governor Malloy, you’re simply not being honest about how you bungled GE. You know it, and I know it.

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Amazon Sets Up Shop at UConn

by Kristi Allen | August 25, 2016 5:30am

Kristi Allen / CTNewsJunkie UConn students will have a new way to receive packages on campus when classes start next week: an Amazon pick-up location.

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August 24, 2016

California-Based Advocacy Group Files Federal Education Lawsuit in Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 3:55pm

Courtesy of Students Matter A California-based education advocacy group backed by Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Welch filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut Tuesday seeking to establish a federal constitutional right to an adequate education.

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