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July 29, 2015

Lawmakers Open To Property Tax Relief Lock Box

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 4:26pm

Christine Stuart photo Democratic legislative leaders said there may not be any language in the budget guaranteeing that future legislatures will continue to use a half percent of the sales tax to fund property tax relief on motor vehicles, but they were optimistic that the funds would continue to be used for their intended purpose.

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Labor Department Layoffs Seem Inevitable Due To Reduction In Federal Funds

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 12:21pm

The economy is improving and the unemployment rate is dropping, which isn’t such great news for employees at the Department of Labor.

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July 27, 2015

Consumers Ask Regulators To Scrutinize Rate Requests

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 4:00pm

Christine Stuart photo A handful of individuals told Insurance Department regulators Monday that the rate increases requested by three health insurance companies were excessive.

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Fight For $15 Advocates Put Hope Into New Advisory Board

by Madeline Stocker | July 27, 2015 11:59am

Christine Stuart file photo After the New York Wage board unanimously approved a $15 dollar minimum wage for fast-food workers in that state, advocates throughout Connecticut are hoping it gives them a little more momentum here.

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DC NEWS JUNKIE | Manufacturing Remains a Focus for Connecticut Delegation

by Jordan Fenster | July 27, 2015 5:30am

LEEROY.ca (Creative Commons License) Manufacturing, and the need to maintain and develop Connecticut’s manufacturing base, remains a primary focus for Connecticut’s congressional delegation even as industry analysts show a shifting manufacturing landscape in the state.

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July 23, 2015

Workers to Lawmakers: ‘Current Legislation Isn’t Enough’

by Madeline Stocker | July 23, 2015 11:40am

Madeline Stocker photo Gov. Dannel P Malloy may have signed a bill increasing the amount businesses who underpay their workers are fined, but that won’t stop businesses from exploiting their employees, a New Haven-based immigrant rights group said Wednesday.

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Insurance Exchange Enrollment Declines Over Past Few Months

by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2015 5:30am

Access Health CT There are currently 96,966 Connecticut residents enrolled in private plans on Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, but that’s a decrease from the 110,095 who were enrolled at the end of March.

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July 22, 2015

Study Shows Economic Recovery Is Leaving Low-Income Families Behind

by Elizabeth Regan | July 22, 2015 5:30am

CAHS Data released Tuesday by one of the nation’s leading children’s charities reveals that economic recovery is lagging among the lowest income families and, especially in Connecticut, has left behind a disproportionate number of minority children.

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July 20, 2015

Connecticut Adds 600 Jobs In June

by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2015 12:08pm

Connecticut added 600 jobs and its unemployment rate dropped three-tenths of a percent to 5.7 percent in June, according to the Labor Department’s report released Monday.

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July 14, 2015

New Sushi Rice Regulations To Roll Out In October

by Madeline Stocker | July 14, 2015 12:30pm

shutterstock Out of all the bills Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law this past term, this certainly is the stickiest.

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