by Elizabeth Regan | April 16, 2015 3:19pm
Educators from Massachusetts and Pennsylvania joined a Hartford principal Thursday to talk about “turnaround” schools during a forum before the legislature’s Education Committee.
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by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2015 2:03pm
They take care of children and the elderly and are trusted to clean homes, but domestic workers are not protected by Connecticut labor laws most of us take for granted.
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by Christine Stuart | April 1, 2015 5:30am
Executives from Connecticut’s hospitals are asking lawmakers to “pause” and rethink the hospital tax and the promises that were made when it was first implemented.
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by Christine Stuart | March 27, 2015 1:25pm
Senate President Martin Looney admits it’s an ambitious proposal, but he believes his proposal to create a statewide mill rate for motor vehicle taxes is rational.
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by Jordan Fenster | March 17, 2015 10:28am
A bill intended to keep convicted sex offenders away from kids would throw the Connecticut’s sex offender registry into “chaos,” according to the state’s Department of Correction.
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by Christine Stuart | March 12, 2015 5:24pm
Senate Republicans, who hail from mostly suburban and rural communities, said they have a plan to foster economic growth and development in Connecticut’s urban areas.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 17, 2015 3:10pm
New Haven Mayor Toni Harp and Police Chief Dean Esserman testified Tuesday in support of a bill developing a program that would test police body cameras for one year in three Connecticut municipalities.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 13, 2015 2:01pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday appointed New Haven Board of Aldermen President Jorge Perez to serve as state banking commissioner.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 6, 2015 12:30pm
Two state lawmakers are seeking to legalize and tax the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. They want it to be seen as a revenue generator and boon to the state’s economy.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 4, 2015 1:00pm
The Public Safety and Security Committee will hear public testimony Thursday on a proposal to allow slot machines at existing off-track betting facilities located within five miles of I-91 and I-95.
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