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May 22, 2015

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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May 15, 2015

House Passes Over Property Tax Bill, For Now

by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2015 10:35am

Courtesy of CT-N Early Friday morning the House of Representatives briefly debated — but took no action on —  legislation that would put certain medical facilities and college properties back on the tax rolls.

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May 12, 2015

Educators Rally To Put An End to Excessive Testing

by Christine Stuart | May 12, 2015 9:37pm

Christine Stuart photo Hundreds of teachers rallied Tuesday at the state Capitol to call upon state lawmakers to let them teach their students without having to worry about high-stakes tests.

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May 11, 2015

Budget Negotiations Begin, As About 100 Attend Republican Public Hearing

by Elizabeth Regan and Christine Stuart | May 11, 2015 4:58pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democratic lawmakers sat down for the first time Monday to begin negotiations on the two-year, $40 billion budget.

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May 7, 2015

700 Advocates Storm The Capitol To Thank Lawmakers

by Christine Stuart | May 7, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Heddy Castelano said she doesn’t want to have to die before the state helps find her mentally and physically disabled services.

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May 6, 2015

OP-ED | What Moms Really Want For Mother’s Day

by Catherine Bailey | May 6, 2015 7:00pm


As Mother’s Day approaches, many of us shop for a thoughtful gift to show the mothers in our lives a special token of appreciation. Perhaps flowers, chocolate truffles, or a blooming plant for her garden.

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April 9, 2015

Labor Advocates Back Bill To Fine Large Employers Paying Less Than $15 An Hour

by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2015 4:00pm

Christine Stuart photo A Hartford daycare was the backdrop Thursday for a press conference on a union-backed bill that would fine large employers who pay their employees less than $15 an hour.

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People Behind The Budget Cuts Make Their Pitch

by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2015 12:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Community providers, doctors, nursing homes, hospitals, unions, and autism advocates came to the state Capitol to beg lawmakers Wednesday not to approve $1.3 billion in spending cuts proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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March 24, 2015

Hospital Transparency Bill Moves Forward

by Jordan Fenster | March 24, 2015 5:30am

Jordan Fenster State lawmakers are considering a bill that would require hospital executives to disclose the “salary, severance, stock offering or any financial gain” of its officers, board members, and senior managers when a hospital changes hands.

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