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September 19, 2017

UConn Researchers Find Business, Labor Unions Aren’t Driving Super PACs

by Jack Kramer | September 19, 2017 12:30pm

David Carillet via Shutterstock Ideology and issues, rather than business, drive super PAC fundraising, according to a study by University of Connecticut researchers.

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September 13, 2017

New Union TV Ad Calls On Millionaires To ‘Pay Their Fair Share’

by Christine Stuart | September 13, 2017 11:30am

HARTFORD, CT — There might already be a partisan deal on a two-year state budget, but that didn’t stop one union from continuing to ask the state’s wealthier residents to pay higher taxes.

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September 8, 2017

Connecticut Businesses ‘Holding Steady’ With Eye On State Budget

by Cara Rosner | September 8, 2017 2:32pm

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut businesses are “holding steady” — keeping a cautious eye on legislative priorities and the unresolved state budget — according to a survey released today.

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September 7, 2017

Community Providers Rally For A State Budget

by Christine Stuart | September 7, 2017 12:57pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Nearly 500 advocates, family members, and clients gathered on the north steps of the state Capitol to ask legislative leaders to pass a budget that funds services for their community.

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August 21, 2017

Investigation Finds Difference of ‘Management Style’

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2017 3:01pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — The man who is credited with saving the life of a co-worker back in 2011 accused Kevin Dillon, the head to the Connecticut Airport Authority, of creating a “hostile work environment” that caused him to resign after 26 years.

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August 17, 2017

BLS: Connecticut Sees Slight Loss in Jobs in July

by Jack Kramer | August 17, 2017 1:37pm

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut lost 600 jobs in July though its unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5 percent, according to survey data released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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August 16, 2017

CBO: Insurance Premiums Would Increase and Federal Deficit Worsen

by Christine Stuart | August 16, 2017 5:30am

Healthcare.gov HARTFORD, CT — Ending billions in federal insurance subsidies would worsen the federal deficit and increase insurance premiums, the Congressional Budget Office warned Tuesday in its report.

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August 15, 2017

Businesses Seek Advice For Handling Employees Using Medical Marijuana

by Jack Kramer | August 15, 2017 5:30am

Courtesy of CT-N HARTFORD, CT — As the number of medical marijuana patients in the state increases on a daily basis, employers are looking for help from experts on how to handle the delicate matter of confronting a worker they suspect is high.

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August 11, 2017

Municipal Lobby Says Meeting Should Not Be Mistaken As Support

by Jack Kramer | August 11, 2017 10:05pm

Courtesy of CT-N HARTFORD, CT — Relief from expensive unfunded mandates and its relationship with labor unions were just some of the topics discussed by the governor and the heads of two municipal lobbies Friday.

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August 8, 2017

Little Progress Following Budget Discussions

by Christine Stuart | August 8, 2017 4:41pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — It was the first meeting of Democratic and Republican legislative leaders since passage of the state employee concession package, but they’re no closer to resolving the two-year budget deficit than they were in June.

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