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August 27, 2014

Republican Leader, House Speaker Get Wet For Charity

by Staff Report | August 27, 2014 3:33pm

Christine Stuart photo House Republican Leader Lawrence Cafero and House Speaker Brendan Sharkey made a trip to the state Capitol Wednesday with their staff in tow to take the ALS ice bucket challenge.

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August 21, 2014

Advocates Call For Outreach Workers

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2014 1:56pm

Christine Stuart photo Health care advocates told the Access Health CT Board of Directors Thursday that they need to consider hiring a group of outreach workers to help people enroll in health insurance.

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August 8, 2014

Audit Finds Amistad America’s Endowment In Deficit

by Hugh McQuaid | August 8, 2014 3:42pm

Helen Bennett photo As of 2012, the state-subsidized Amistad America had liquidated its endowment assets to fund its operating expenses, leaving the fund more than $49,000 in deficit, according to an audit released Friday.

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August 5, 2014

Hartford Nonprofit Offers Opportunity To Local Youth

by Jhansi Katechia | August 5, 2014 12:00pm

Contributed photo RiseUP, a non-profit organization aimed at helping Hartford’s youth, and CareCentrix, a home health care provider, teamed up last month to help students learn about career opportunities.

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July 8, 2014

Hillary Clinton Speaking Fee Raises Questions About UConn Foundation Transparency

by Christine Stuart | July 8, 2014 5:30am

Megan Merrigan file photo Last week, the Washington Post reported that former Secretary of the State Hillary Clinton was paid more than $251,250 to speak to 2,300 students at the University of Connecticut in April. The news has at least two gubernatorial candidates crying foul, while Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the foundation defended the decision.

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June 12, 2014

Malloy Vetoes Fair Hearing & Neighborhood Assistance Bills

by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | June 12, 2014 4:24pm

CTNJ file photo Advocates were disappointed Thursday that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill that would give their clients a fair hearing with the Department of Social Services.

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June 6, 2014

Report: CT Loses $600M In Tax Revenue When Corporations Shift Profits

by Madeline Stocker | June 6, 2014 7:11am

Courtesy of ConnPIRG Seventy two percent of Fortune 500 companies avoid approximately $90 billion in taxes by booking profits to subsidiaries registered in offshore tax havens, according to a report from the ConnPIRG Education Fund and Citizens for Tax Justice. Each year, offshore tax loopholes used by U.S. multinational corporations cost Connecticut $600 million in state tax revenue.

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June 5, 2014

Yankee Institute Gets New President

by Brian Woodman Jr. | June 5, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of the Yankee Institute New Canaan resident Carol Platt Liebau took over the reins of the conservative Yankee Institute for Public Policy last month as its new president.

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May 30, 2014

Auditors: State Agency Falls Behind On Abuse and Neglect Investigations

by Christine Stuart | May 30, 2014 5:30am

(Courtesy of DDS, William Kiliany photo) (Updated 7:02 a.m.) The state Department of Developmental Services, which provides services for tens of thousands of intellectually and developmentally disabled clients, has fallen behind on investigating allegations of the abuse and neglect, according to the Auditors of Public Accounts.

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May 15, 2014

50 Years Later, War on Poverty Continues

by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2014 5:29am

Courtesy of the CAA James Gatling and Deborah Monahan have been on the frontlines of Lyndon Johnson’s ‘War on Poverty’ for most of its 50 years.

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