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October 20, 2014

Sept. Job Gains Are Good News For Malloy

by Christine Stuart | October 20, 2014 11:35am

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 2:56 p.m.) The last statewide jobs report before the Nov. 4 election was good news for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The report issued by the Connecticut Department of Labor showed that the state added 11,500 nonfarm jobs in September.

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October 14, 2014

Foley Faces Questions About Past Business Holdings

by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | October 14, 2014 5:42pm

Christine Stuart photo Tom Foley’s day in Rocky Hill didn’t go as planned. During a campaign stop, he faced new union-busting allegations over his record at a Pennsylvania manufacturing company. Meanwhile, the national AFL-CIO head appeared elsewhere in town to verbally attack him.

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October 13, 2014

Officials Seek Comment on Creation of State-Sponsored Retirement Account

by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2014 12:24pm

State officials are seeking public comment regarding the feasibility of a state-sponsored retirement plan for all private sector employees.

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October 10, 2014

Foley Accepts Wyman’s Travel Offer

by Hugh McQuaid | October 10, 2014 3:17pm

Hugh McQuaid photo In a deadpan Friday morning press release, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley accepted a “gracious” offer from Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman to buy him a one-way ticket out of town.

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September 15, 2014

OP-ED | Shining a Light on Tom Foley

by Ron McClellan | September 15, 2014 5:30am

In a July 2013, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said that he was waiting for Connecticut to have its “Wisconsin moment.” This type of careless and offensive comment should be a red flag for every union member, every worker, and every taxpayer in Connecticut.

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September 5, 2014

Business Survey Reveals ‘Cautious Optimism’

by Christine Stuart | September 5, 2014 1:27pm

Christine Stuart photo An annual survey of Connecticut businesses revealed “cautious optimism” among the respondents. At least 35 percent of companies said they were growing, while 54 percent reported they were “holding steady.”

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September 4, 2014

Access Health CT Employee Fined And Fired

by Christine Stuart | September 4, 2014 2:40pm

A former Access Health CT employee was fined $600 by the State Ethics Office for trying to solicit additional money from a state contractor for information he was supposed to share.

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September 2, 2014

Yankee Institute Says Unfunded Pension Liability Larger Than Reported

by Christine Stuart | September 2, 2014 5:30am

A new analysis of Connecticut’s unfunded pension liability by the conservative Yankee Institute claims that its unfunded liability is much higher than an actuary for the state has estimated.

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September 1, 2014

OP-ED | This Isn’t Just A Vacation Day

by Lindsay Farrell | September 1, 2014 5:29am

Today, Labor Day, many of us will have a day off. We’ll go to the beach, or host a BBQ, and enjoy the end of summer. But it is important to remember that today is not just a day off.

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August 29, 2014

Malloy Reminds Labor To Vote For Him In November

by Christine Stuart | August 29, 2014 4:10pm

Christine Stuart photo On the eve of the Labor Day weekend, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reminded labor leaders from across the state why they should support him in November.

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