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June 30, 2015

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 23, 2015

Concerned About Cuts, Recipients and Human Service Providers Remind Lawmakers That ‘People Matter’

by Elizabeth Regan | June 23, 2015 6:00pm

Advocates for human and social services were lined up outside the closed doors of the House Majority Caucus room at the state capitol Tuesday as Democratic lawmakers got up to speed on the latest developments in the state budget process.

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June 22, 2015

CBIA Calls On Financial Expert and Nonprofit Leader to Promote Corporate Tax Cuts

by Elizabeth Regan | June 22, 2015 4:58pm

Elizabeth Regan photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said it. Advocates for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities have said it. Labor union representatives have said it. 

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Reduction In Radiology Rates Will Limit Access for Medicaid Patients

by Christine Stuart | June 22, 2015 2:57pm

shutterstock Patients on the state’s Medicaid program may have to wait a little longer for a chest x-ray or a mammogram, if the General Assembly doesn’t restore cuts to radiology services.

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June 16, 2015

Nonprofits Worry Neediest Will Suffer If Governor ‘Placates’ Businesses

by Elizabeth Regan and Christine Stuart | June 16, 2015 2:03pm

Christine Stuart photo The human services community and its clients packed the state Capitol’s Old Judiciary room Tuesday to remind Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and lawmakers that, unlike large corporations, they don’t have the option of moving out of the state.

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June 6, 2015

Sharpton Calls for Memorial Commemorating Hartford Victims of Violence

by Madeline Stocker | June 6, 2015 11:28pm

Madeline Stocker photo HARTFORD — Challenged by a local pastor who called him a charlatan, the Rev. Al Sharpton calmly pulled $1,000 out of his jacket pocket and suggested it be used to help build a memorial for victims of violence.

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June 2, 2015

Budget Negotiations Yield Little Movement To Satisfy Business Community Outcry

by Christine Stuart | June 2, 2015 9:39pm

Christine Stuart photo Lawmakers expressed concerns Tuesday about the impact of the proposed budget’s $1.2 billion in tax increases over the next two years. But they did little to change it.

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May 22, 2015

Senate Sends Bipartisan Health Reforms To House

by Christine Stuart | May 22, 2015 3:41pm

Christine Stuart file photo For the past two years lawmakers have struggled to come up with a public policy that addresses the changing healthcare landscape. And while the Senate passed legislation its members felt would address many of the issues, their colleagues in the House aren’t so certain it includes everything they need to get there.

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Sharkey Modifies Property Tax Proposal & House Approves

by Christine Stuart | May 22, 2015 1:15am

CTNJ file photo After getting pushback from some members of his caucus, House Speaker Brendan Sharkey toned down a bill that would allow municipalities to tax certain medical facilities and student housing.

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May 19, 2015

Lawmakers Remain Hopeful There’s Time To Pass Paid Family Leave

by Cara Rosner | May 19, 2015 12:00pm

Christine Stuart file photo (Updated 1:45 p.m.) With the state budget and other priorities taking precedence, some at the Capitol doubted there was enough time to institute paid family leave, but a group of lawmakers remain hopeful.

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