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April 8, 2014

Courting The Female Vote & Celebrating Pay Equity Day

by Christine Stuart | April 8, 2014 4:30pm

Christine Stuart photo The women’s vote can make or break a Connecticut politician. History, shows that both male and female candidates ignore the gender gap at their peril.

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April 7, 2014

Soundkeeper Challenges Hedge Fund Project In Stamford

by Christine Stuart | April 7, 2014 12:56pm

A nonprofit environmental group filed a complaint against the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development last week arguing that it didn’t do an environmental study before choosing to locate the headquarters of a hedge fund on waterfront property in Stamford.

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March 28, 2014

Two Tech Companies, Pitney Bowes Get Money From Bond Commission

by Christine Stuart | March 28, 2014 2:13pm

istockphoto The state Bond Commission released funding Friday for a number of projects, including $25 million for two technology companies and Pitney Bowes.

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March 27, 2014

Malloy Signs Minimum Wage Bill Into Law, Again

by Christine Stuart | March 27, 2014 8:00pm

Christine Stuart photo It was a victory lap of sorts. On Thursday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy returned to Café Beauregard in New Britain, where he dined with President Barack Obama earlier this month, to sign a bill increasing Connecticut’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

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Labor Report Shows Slight Job Gain, Drop In Unemployment

by Hugh McQuaid | March 27, 2014 1:49pm

Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent in February as the state gained 800 jobs. The Labor Department said the modest growth suggests bad weather can be blamed for killing some of the 10,400 jobs the state lost in January.

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March 25, 2014

Malloy To Tout Healthcare, Minimum Wage Increase

by Staff Report | March 25, 2014 9:31am

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will help promote enrollment in Connecticut’s health insurance exchange and a hike in the minimum wage today at two separate events.

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March 24, 2014

Republicans Try Not To Take The Bait On A Minimum Wage Hike

by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2014 5:06pm

Christine Stuart photo They may not support a hike in the minimum wage, but Republican lawmakers are realistic about their chances of changing or killing it during a Wednesday legislative session.

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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

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February 24, 2014

U.S. Labor Secretary Hears Minimum Wage Stories In Hartford

by Christine Stuart | February 24, 2014 2:19pm

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez might as well have been preaching to the choir Monday when he visited Hartford to promote an increase in the minimum wage.

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