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July 3, 2015

OP-ED | Union Lobbyists Had Big Wins This Legislative Session

by Suzanne Bates | July 3, 2015 10:00am

In April, when the Democrats on the Finance Committee released their half of the budget calling for more than $2 billion in new revenue, most of the lobbyists were scrambling to get their hands on the details.

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July 2, 2015

Malloy Vetoes Municipal Double-Dipping

by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 4:56pm

christine stuart file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Thursday that would have allowed municipal employees to double dip, collecting a pension and a salary at the same time.

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Administration Walks Back Decision on Nursing Home Funding

by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 1:17pm

CTNJ file photo Democratic lawmakers defended budget language earlier this week that said more money would go to union nursing homes than non-union nursing homes. But as it turns out, the formula will need to be changed.

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June 30, 2015

Republicans Ask Labor Commissioner To Apply for Waiver

by Cara Rosner | June 30, 2015 3:43pm

Republican lawmakers and business advocates are asking the Department of Labor commissioner to seek a waiver from the federal government - which would mitigate businesses’ rising unemployment tax burden - by a quickly approaching deadline Wednesday.

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Connecticut Leaders Demand Domestic Terrorism Investigation

by Madeline Stocker | June 30, 2015 3:27pm

Madeline Stocker photo U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, leaders of the Connecticut NAACP, and the Hartford Police Department, stood on the steps of Hartford’s oldest church Tuesday to call on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearings and investigate domestic hate groups and hate crimes.

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June 29, 2015

Lawmakers Invoke Memory of Charleston Victims In Passing Police Reforms

by Elizabeth Regan | June 29, 2015 6:22pm

Christine Stuart The state House of Representatives opened Monday’s special session with a moment of silence for the nine people killed by a gunman at a black South Carolina church on June 17 and invoked their memory again when they passed a bill to address the use of excessive of force by police officers.

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Association Says Nursing Home Allocation Violates Federal Law

by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2015 5:29am

CTNJ file photo The state’s largest association of skilled nursing facilities says the way lawmakers are planning to distribute funds to nursing homes violates federal law.

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June 26, 2015

Malloy Vetoes 3 Bills

by Christine Stuart | June 26, 2015 3:33pm

shutterstock (Updated 5 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed three bills Friday related to the state’s education system.

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Connecticut Advocates Applaud High Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

by Christine Stuart | June 26, 2015 1:57pm

doug hardy photo The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision recognizing same-sex marriages in all 50 states “affirms what a majority of Americans already know, which is that marriage is about love,” Anne Stanback, who led Connecticut’s fight for marriage equality, said Friday.

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June 24, 2015

ACA Court Challenge: What’s At Stake For Connecticut

by Magaly Olivero | June 24, 2015 11:46am

CTNJ file photo Tens of thousands of Connecticut residents who receive federal subsidies to help pay for health insurance won’t be immediately impacted by the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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