December 21, 2014
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July 1, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 1, 2015 3:42pm
by Madeline Stocker | July 1, 2015 1:47pm
In a bid to address income inequality nationwide, President Barack Obama announced his proposal to extend overtime pay Tuesday, a ruling that updates a significant labor regulation and would result in larger paychecks for nearly 5 million workers.
by Christine Stuart | July 1, 2015 11:37am
June 30, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 30, 2015 3:49pm
Ending a months-long budget process that went right up until the last day of the fiscal year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday broke a campaign promise when he signed a two-year, $40.3 billion budget that includes $1.3 billion in tax hikes.
by Cara Rosner | June 30, 2015 3:43pm
Republican lawmakers and business advocates are asking the Department of Labor commissioner to seek a waiver from the federal government - which would mitigate businesses’ rising unemployment tax burden - by a quickly approaching deadline Wednesday.
by Madeline Stocker | June 30, 2015 3:27pm
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, leaders of the Connecticut NAACP, and the Hartford Police Department, stood on the steps of Hartford’s oldest church Tuesday to call on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearings and investigate domestic hate groups and hate crimes.
by Christine Stuart | June 30, 2015 1:19am
June 29, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 29, 2015 11:08pm
Flanked by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Indian tribes in Connecticut who had previously been denied federal recognition would not be given a second bite at the apple.
Tags: tribal recognition, Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation of North Stonington, Golden Hill Paugussett Nation of Bridgeport, Schaghticoke Tribal Nation of Kent, Bureau of Indian Affairs, BIA, Richard Velky, Chief of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Natio, Mohegan Tribe, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Sen. Chris Murphy, Connecticut, dh
by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2015 9:43pm
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke about trickle-down economics and also offered her thoughts on some of the Republican presidential candidates Monday to about 1,300 Democrats at the party’s largest fundraiser of the year.