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September 27, 2016

Consumers, Brokers Say Exchange’s Solution Is Inadequate

by Christine Stuart | September 27, 2016 5:30am

CTNewsJunkie file photo Unable to get her questions answered by the Access Health CT call center last year, Diane Lafferty did what 40 percent of exchange customers did and turned to an insurance broker for help.

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September 26, 2016

Rank-And-File Lawmakers Briefed On Lockheed Martin Incentive Package

by Christine Stuart | September 26, 2016 4:35pm

Christine Stuart photo Democratic and Republican lawmakers are poised to approve a $220 million package of economic incentives for Lockheed Martin that would guarantee the company continues to produce helicopters in the state through June 2032.

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Many Have Made Up Their Mind, But Will Still Watch The Debate

by Jack Kramer | September 26, 2016 11:39am

On the eve of tonight’s much-anticipated first debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, the latest Quinnipiac University poll says the race between the two is a virtual dead heat.

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OP-ED | Judge’s Ruling Would Leave My Daughter Without An Educational Opportunity

by Sarah Eagan | September 26, 2016 5:30am

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A paper came from my daughter’s Kindergarten the other day with a list of questions. What motivates me? (Meaning the kindergartener, not the mom). What are my favorite activities? What am I good at? What do I need to work on?

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Medical Marijuana Program Continues to Grow

by Jack Kramer | September 26, 2016 5:30am

Jack Kramer photo The number of patients in the state of Connecticut receiving medical marijuana treatment keeps growing, now at 13,440, according to Department of Consumer Protection Deputy Commissioner Michelle Seagull.

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September 23, 2016

TAKE THE SURVEY: Are You Hardwired to Vote for Clinton or Trump?

by Staff Report | September 23, 2016 5:16pm


Paul D. Tieger, an author and internationally recognized expert on Personality Type and voting behavior, has launched a unique survey which looks at the presidential race in an entirely new light — how our innate Personality Type may be the stealth factor that determines the next leader of the free world.

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Special Session Sept. 28

by Staff Report | September 23, 2016 1:48pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made it official Friday when he announced he signed a proclamation calling on the General Assembly to convene 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 for a special session to approve an economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin. 

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State to Hospitals: The Tax Is Legal

by Christine Stuart | September 23, 2016 1:32pm

The state departments of Social Services and Revenue Services found that the hospital tax enacted in 2011 by the General Assembly and implemented by the two agencies is legal.

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OP-ED | Dems Struggle to Hold House

by Susan Bigelow | September 23, 2016 10:00am

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Democrats may keep majorities in both houses of the General Assembly this November, but it won’t be because they have better ideas or policies. Rather, if they keep control, they’ll have one person to thank for it: Donald Trump.

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OP-ED | Budget Changes Hamstring Good Government

by Sarah Darer Littman | September 23, 2016 8:00am

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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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