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April 14, 2014

OP-ED | The Search for Sustainability

by Brian O'Shaughnessy | April 14, 2014 3:30am

Financially inefficient markets are not sustainable. They crash.

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March 14, 2014

Labor Report Offers Mixed Bag

by Hugh McQuaid | March 14, 2014 4:17pm

Courtesy of the Labor Department The Labor Department reported good and bad news Friday when it concluded that Connecticut grew more jobs than originally estimated last year, but shed 10,400 in January as winter weather slowed the economy.

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March 12, 2014

Retirement-For-All Bill Raises Questions

by Christine Stuart | March 12, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo When it comes to creating a retirement plan for all Connecticut residents there are still more questions than answers as lawmakers seek to find ways to ensure residents are retiring on more than Social Security.

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March 7, 2014

OP-ED | Obama Visit a Political Bonanza for Malloy

by Susan Bigelow | March 7, 2014 9:24am

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The traveling circus that is a visit from the President of the United States arrived in town this week, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got to play the ringleader. It’s nice work, if you can get it, and it was the highlight of one of the better political weeks the governor has had.

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OP-ED | Will Colleges And Hospitals Have To Fend Off The Sharkey Attack?

by Terry D. Cowgill | March 7, 2014 6:30am

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All the talk we’ve heard lately about how much to tax during an election year is hardly surprising, given the whopper of a tax increase Dannel Malloy signed into law not long after becoming governor. But an even more interesting question is whom to tax.

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March 4, 2014

Poll Finds Support For Minimum Wage Hike

by Christine Stuart | March 4, 2014 8:25am

A Quinnipiac University poll found 71 percent of the 1,878 voters surveyed support another increase in the state’s minimum wage.

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March 2, 2014

New England Govs, Obama Team Up to Promote Minimum Wage Hike

by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2014 4:30pm

CTNJ file photo A group of New England governors, including Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, are teaming up to prove that increasing the minimum wage as a region will have a positive impact on the economy.

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February 28, 2014

Bond Commission Meeting Sparks Borrowing Debate

by Christine Stuart | February 28, 2014 5:35pm

Christine Stuart file photo The state Bond Commission approved $510 million in general obligation bonds Friday for a variety of projects, which sparked a debate over whether the state is borrowing too much money.

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OP-ED | Connecticut Should Not Increase its Minimum Wage Again

by Suzanne Bates | February 28, 2014 9:00am

When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy grabbed the microphone away from Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal the other day to defend President Obama’s proposed minimum wage hike, liberals across the country swooned.

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February 27, 2014

Two Hospital Bills Up For Debate Today

by Hugh McQuaid | February 27, 2014 6:30am

istockphoto Two legislative committees will hold hearings Thursday on issues related to the conversion of nonprofit hospitals to for-profit models.

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