by Jack Kramer | December 5, 2016 5:30am
NORWALK, CT — Comptroller Kevin Lembo knew he was playing to a tough crowd when he agreed to talk to a group of Connecticut business leaders about the state of the state’s economy.
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by Christine Stuart | December 1, 2016 3:16pm
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s Low Wage Advisory Board is recommending that the General Assembly approve an increase in Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022.
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by Christine Stuart | December 1, 2016 10:34am
Department of Developmental Services Commissioner Morna Murray is resigning at the beginning of the new year, according to a statement from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office.
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by Christine Stuart | November 29, 2016 5:16pm
HARTFORD, CT — More than a 100 fast food, child care, and home care providers huddled under the north portico of the state Capitol in Hartford Tuesday to call on lawmakers to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
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by Jack Kramer | November 23, 2016 12:54pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the head of Connecticut’s largest labor coalition were quick to criticize a Texas judge’s ruling blocking President Barack Obama’s national bid to expand overtime pay protections to more than 4 million Americans.
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by Christine Stuart | November 19, 2016 9:34am
HARTFORD, CT — The Office of Early Childhood and the Office of The Chief Medical Examiner are among a handful of state agencies experiencing budget shortfalls this year.
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by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2016 1:21pm
by Jack Kramer | November 15, 2016 5:30am
An admittedly “very preliminary” plan on consolidating the number of local health departments and districts into larger regional agencies is getting extensive push back from the state’s largest lobbying group for town and city governments.
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by Christine Stuart | November 10, 2016 5:29am
President-elected Donald Trump will have Republican majorities in both chambers of Congress when he takes office in January and he may use the advantage to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
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by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2016 10:41am
Another group of state attorneys has joined a union.
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