by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 5:30am
Legislative efforts to change how Connecticut prices alcohol have failed over the past three years, so a national liquor retailer is trying to win its argument in federal court.
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by Christine Stuart | August 23, 2016 4:30pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stood outside the gleaming Alexion Pharmaceutical building Tuesday in downtown New Haven to tout his administration’s analysis of the First Five, a state economic development program that gives large sums of money to corporations to stay and create jobs in Connecticut.
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by Jack Kramer | August 23, 2016 2:41pm
People with intellectual disabilities, their relatives and caretakers, Tuesday implored Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to rethink a decision to privatize group homes as part of a plan that would save the state money and lay off Department of Developmental Services employees.
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by Jack Kramer | August 23, 2016 12:00pm
Frustrated by what they see as a lack of urgency by officials and motivated by a film that tracked a recovery high school in Houston, two administrators at a Hamden children’s facility are hoping to start a “pilot’’ recovery class.
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by Max Moran | August 23, 2016 5:30am
Will the third time be the charm for Daria Novak, the Republican running in the 2nd Congressional District trying to unseat U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney?
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by Jack Kramer | August 22, 2016 4:00pm
Connecticut is getting mixed reviews in its fight against cancer, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society Action Network.
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by Cara Rosner | August 22, 2016 12:00pm
Families with school-age children are planning to spend more money on back-to-school shopping than they did last year, according to a recent survey by the National Retail Federation.
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by Christine Stuart | August 22, 2016 5:30am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration is predicting the state will end the 2017 budget year about 10 months from now with a minuscule $200,000 surplus.
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by Christine Stuart | August 19, 2016 5:31pm
After criticism from lawmakers and good government groups, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration relented and restored the $183,000 they had proposed to cut from three watchdog agencies.
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by Christine Stuart | August 19, 2016 1:40pm
The Connecticut Working Families Party started a petition drive Friday asking Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to support legislation that would fine large employers who don’t pay their employees $15 an hour.
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