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February 4, 2016

Nonprofit Community Warns of Cuts To Safety Net

by Rowan Kane | February 4, 2016 3:30pm

Rowan Kane photo The private nonprofit community that takes care of Connecticut’s neediest and disabled residents said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget includes the “most devastating cuts we’ve ever seen.”

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February 3, 2016

Malloy Budget Plan Aims Cuts At Living And Dead

by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 3, 2016 3:35pm

Christine Stuart photo The state is so desperate to save money that even the dead are taking a hit.

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February 1, 2016

State Wants To Delay Decision On Challenge to Hospital Tax

by Christine Stuart | February 1, 2016 11:30am

More than 60 days ago the Connecticut Hospital Association challenged the constitutionality of the hospital tax and asked two state agencies to justify it.

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January 12, 2016

Two Nonprofit Groups Merge Into One

by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2016 1:28pm

Two of Connecticut’s largest nonprofit trade associations are joining forces and will become one organization by Feb. 1.

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January 4, 2016

Report: Public Retirement Plan For Private-Sector Employees Is Feasible

by Christine Stuart | January 4, 2016 2:27pm

It’s possible for the state of Connecticut to create a public retirement program for private-sector employees, according to a report released Monday by the Connecticut Retirement Security Board.

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December 28, 2015

Debate Over Funding Higher Education Continues

by Rowan Kane | December 28, 2015 5:30am

A recent paper published by New Haven-based think tank, the Connecticut Policy Institute, calls for sweeping changes to how the state funds higher education.

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December 16, 2015

Energy Prices Drop, But Remain Unaffordable For Many

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2015 1:30pm

Christine Stuart photo There are more than 313,000 Connecticut households that can’t afford to pay their energy bills.

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December 11, 2015

Secure Facility For Juveniles To Close In 2018

by Christine Stuart | December 11, 2015 5:30am

In an editorial board meeting with WNPR earlier this week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the Connecticut Juvenile Training School will be closed by 2018.

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December 2, 2015

Study Commissioned By Hospitals Shows Benefits of Changing Tax Structure

by Christine Stuart | December 2, 2015 12:09pm

Researchers at the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis found that the state could benefit to the tune of $30 million per year if it didn’t tax hospitals.

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November 30, 2015

Many Connecticut Residents Left Behind In Economic Recovery

by Cara Rosner | November 30, 2015 5:30am

Courtesy of Connecticut Voices and EPI analysis of CPS data. As Connecticut’s economy rebounds from the Great Recession, certain segments of the population are seeing less recovery than others, according to a recent report.

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