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December 21, 2017

Connecticut Loses Jobs In Four of The Last Five Months

by Christine Stuart | Dec 21, 2017 10:00pm
Posted to: The Economy | Jobs | Labor

Courtesy of DataCore Partners HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut continued to lose jobs in November, according to numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic.

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December 14, 2017

Regents Green Light Community College Consolidation

by Christine Stuart | Dec 14, 2017 2:07pm
Posted to: Education | Labor | Hartford

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 4 p.m.) The state Board of Regents approved a plan to combine Connecticut’s 12 community colleges into one college with 12 separate campuses in three regions Thursday while warning that the proposal was still a work in progress.

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December 13, 2017

Blumenthal Calls For Passage of Dream Act, But Won’t Shut Down Gov’t To Get It

by Christine Stuart | Dec 13, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | Education | Immigration | Housing | Jobs | Labor

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Sen. Richard Blumenthal wouldn’t say Monday whether he would vote to shut down the government if the Republican Party fails to find a path for Dreamers before Congress adjourns later this month.

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December 12, 2017

Regents Ready Community College Consolidation

by Jack Kramer | Dec 12, 2017 5:29am
Posted to: The Economy | Education | Labor | State Budget

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT - A much debated - and by some criticized - plan to restructure the state’s community colleges is due for a vote by the Board of Regents this Thursday.

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December 8, 2017

West Haven, Hartford Would Qualify For Assistance

by Christine Stuart | Dec 8, 2017 12:38pm
Posted to: Town News | Hartford | West Haven | Labor | Legal

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The newly formed Municipal Accountability Review Board, which will be in charge of helping extremely distressed municipalities like West Haven and Hartford get their finances under control, met for the first time Friday.

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November 22, 2017

Malloy Again Questions General Assembly’s Budget Legislation

by Christine Stuart | Nov 22, 2017 12:31pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | Labor | Legal | State Budget | Special Session | State Capitol

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed the technical changes to the budget that the General Assembly passed last week, but his signature came with a warning letter.

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November 20, 2017

Survey Finds Residents Believe Business Conditions Are Worsening

by Christine Stuart | Nov 20, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Jobs | Labor | State Budget

Courtesy of InformCT HARTFORD, CT — A recent survey of 505 Connecticut residents found that respondents increasingly believe the overall business conditions in Connecticut are worsening, and nearly half expect that conditions will be about the same six months from now.

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November 17, 2017

Connecticut Loses Jobs In Three Out Of Last Four Months

by Christine Stuart | Nov 17, 2017 10:50am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Jobs | Labor | State Budget

EtiAmmos via shutterstock Connecticut lost 6,600 jobs in October according to preliminary numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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November 16, 2017

Calls for Mediation Grow Stronger As Hartford Healthcare, Anthem Impasse Continues

by Christine Stuart | Nov 16, 2017 3:32pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | Labor | Legal

Courtesy of Hartford Healthcare's home page HARTFORD, CT — Consumers, regulators, the governor, and the state in general are getting restless over the seven week impasse between Hartford Healthcare and Anthem Health Plans.

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November 6, 2017

Teachers Union Withdraws Lawsuit Challenging Malloy

by Christine Stuart | Nov 6, 2017 11:30am
Posted to: Courts | Education | Labor | Legal | Brooklyn | Plainfield | Stafford | Torrington

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — A few days before their first court date, the Connecticut Education Association and five municipalities withdrew their lawsuit against the state that sought to challenge Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s executive order.

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