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August 11, 2014

Senator Calls For End To ‘Predatory’ Lending Practices

by Hugh McQuaid | August 11, 2014 12:22pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called Monday for the Federal Trade Commission to crack down on “predatory” debt collection tactics of certain retailers targeting military servicemembers.

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July 29, 2014

Insurance Regulators Turn Down Requests For Rate Increases In 2015

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2014 10:19pm

istock The Insurance Department denied requests by two insurance companies to boost their rates by more than 12 percent for 2015.

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Litigation Between Independent Party Factions Threatens Party’s Ballot Access For 2014

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2014 12:00pm

ct.jud.gov The Independent Party has the ability to endorse a candidate for governor, but if two factions within the party can’t stop litigating each other or come to an agreement on a candidate, then no one will get the ballot line in November.

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Kenneth Ireland’s Wrongful Incarceration Hearing Set For Tuesday

by Hugh McQuaid | July 29, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart File Photo A man who served more than 20 years in prison for a crime he did not commit is expected to testify during a Tuesday hearing on his claim for millions in compensation from the state.

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July 10, 2014

Prosecutors: Rowland ‘Ambushed’ Candidate On Radio

by Hugh McQuaid | July 10, 2014 1:02pm

Christine Stuart File Photo Former Gov. John Rowland took money to conduct an on-air “political ambush” of a congressional candidate during Rowland’s live radio show on WTIC, federal prosecutors claimed in new court documents this week.

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July 8, 2014

Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Rowland Corruption Case

by Hugh McQuaid | July 8, 2014 2:57pm

Douglas Healey file photo A federal judge declined Tuesday to throw out any of the seven counts against former Gov. John Rowland, denying a motion by his legal team to dismiss the campaign corruption allegations detailed in an April grand jury indictment.

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July 2, 2014

Republicans, Advocates React to Home Health Care Worker Court Decision

by Hugh McQuaid | July 2, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid Photo Republican lawmakers and advocates for disabled people called upon the state Tuesday to halt plans to collect union fees from home health care workers in light of a recent Supreme Court ruling.

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June 20, 2014

Rowland Case Transferred To Tough-On-Corruption Judge

by Hugh McQuaid | June 20, 2014 4:16pm

Courtesy of the Cool Justice Blog Former Gov. John G. Rowland’s campaign corruption case was transferred Friday to a federal court judge who has recently handed down lengthy prison terms in campaign corruption cases.

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June 17, 2014

New England Governors Meet to Discuss Better Monitoring of Prescription Painkiller Trafficking

by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2014 11:28pm

Madeline Stocker photo New England governors convened Tuesday in Massachusetts in an attempt to come up with a way to more effectively monitor cross-border prescription painkiller trafficking. The discussion was part of a strategy to stem a regional spike in heroin overdoses and abuse of other opioids.

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Prosecutors to Rowland: Tell It To A Jury

by Hugh McQuaid | June 17, 2014 1:24pm

Douglas Healey file photo Federal prosecutors asked a judge this week to deny former Gov. John G. Rowland’s request to dismiss campaign corruption charges against him. Prosecutors called Rowland’s arguments “unconvincing,” but said he could make them to a jury.

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