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January 10, 2017

State Ends Relationship With Homecare Agency Over Its Refusal To Use New System

by Christine Stuart | January 10, 2017 5:30am

Duke.of.arcH via shutterstock One of Connecticut’s largest home care agencies claims it’s in a David versus Goliath battle with the Department of Social Services regarding its new telephonic and computer-based in-home scheduling, tracking, and billing system.

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January 9, 2017

Silver Lining in Connecticut’s Unemployment Numbers

by Christine Stuart | January 9, 2017 12:58pm

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT—Connecticut’s inability to employ its workforce at the same level as its neighboring New England states may be a blessing in disguise.

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Malloy Refuses To Take Tax Increases Off The Table

by Christine Stuart | January 9, 2017 10:30am

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy refused to rule out tax increases in a 40-minute interview in his office with Capitol reporters Friday.

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January 8, 2017

AFA No Longer An Option For State Employee Donations

by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2017 12:21am

CTNewsJunkie file photo It’s official. State Comptroller Kevin Lembo announced that the American Family Association will no longer be an option as a charitable payroll deduction for state employees.

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January 6, 2017

Diverse Stakeholders Offer Solutions

by Jack Kramer | January 6, 2017 3:40pm

Courtesy of CCM Budgeting that encourages economic innovation, expanding the role of regional councils of governments and alliances, more regional transportation and tax reforms are just a few of the recommendations being proposed by a self-proclaimed economic summit team.

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Connecticut’s Unfunded Pension Liability Increases To Worst Level In Years

by Christine Stuart | January 6, 2017 5:29am

State officials weren’t surprised Connecticut’s unfunded pension liability increased to its worst level in several years even after assuming the recent changes negotiated by Gov Dannel P. Malloy and the state labor unions.

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January 5, 2017

Malloy Asks Labor To Continue To Help Solve Budget Deficit

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Last month Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was able to reach an agreement with the state employee unions to make changes to the pension fund without changing the benefits state employees receive.

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January 4, 2017

Republican Attempt To Flex Muscles Over Labor Contracts Fails

by Jack Kramer | January 4, 2017 4:33pm

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT – An attempt by Republicans to flex their muscles by pushing for an amendment to the House rules that would force members to vote on labor contracts for state workers failed Wednesday.

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December 19, 2016

Anti-Gay Religious Group May Be Removed As Payroll Deduction Option

by Christine Stuart | December 19, 2016 5:30am

CTNewsJunkie file photo The American Family Association, which has been able to receive payroll deductions from state employees for more than a decade, may be removed from the list after an exchange last week with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo.

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December 16, 2016

Wall Street Gives Nod of Approval To Pension Deal

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2016 12:03pm

Courtesy of Moody's Investor Services At least one of the four Wall Street credit rating agencies is saying the proposed changes to the state employees pension system approved last week by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the unions is “credit positive.”

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