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May 2, 2016

Senate Gives Final Passage To Bill To Protect Domestic Violence Victims From Firearms

by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 5:35pm

Christine Stuart photo For opponents of the legislation, it was about firearms. For proponents, however, it was about protecting victims of domestic violence.

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Malloy Gives Lawmakers Second Revised Budget

by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 4:44pm

Christine Stuart file photo (Updated 8:10 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his staff weren’t available this weekend to go over changes to the state budget, but on Monday gave Democratic legislative leaders a 107-page budget revision that doesn’t increase taxes and cuts $42 million more than his April budget revision.

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Mrs. Bounty Hunter Makes Pitch To Save Cash Bail System

by Jack Kramer | May 2, 2016 3:08pm

Jack Kramer photo Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman and his wife, Beth, who ended their reality television show in what they referred to as an attempt to “save” the bail industry, made the state Capitol in Hartford part of their traveling road show Monday.

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Tesla Sweetens the Deal, Offers Distribution Center If Connecticut Allows Direct Sales

by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 3:03pm

Christine Stuart file photo Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff may have pulled the plug last week on legislation that would allow Tesla to sell directly to consumers, but the company doubled down Monday in an effort to get the bill called.

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OP-ED | You Can Help to Make Sure Connecticut Lawmakers Vote for Superior Breast Exams

by Dr. Liane Philpotts | May 2, 2016 2:22pm

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To detect cancer, a 3D mammogram is better than a 2D mammogram

Here’s a medical fact that should be uncontroversial: the better your mammogram, the more likely you are to beat breast cancer.

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Malloy To Come Back To Budget Negotiating Table With Offer

by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 9:00am

CTNJ file photo (Updated 12:50 p.m.) After being absent from the budget negotiating table all weekend, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to come back Monday with an offer that restores some education and hospital funding.

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Malloy Receives Profile In Courage Award

by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday for defending the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.

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April 30, 2016

Public Retirement Bill Headed To Malloy After Wyman Breaks Tie Vote

by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 9:00pm

Doug Hardy photo Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman broke a tie vote Saturday in the Senate to send to the governor a controversial bill that would create a quasi-public agency to administer a retirement system for Connecticut residents.

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Stunned Democrats Try To Regroup To Get Budget Deal Without Malloy

by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 5:06pm

screengrab from Twitter Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his budget director, Ben Barnes, were not at the state Capitol Saturday negotiating the budget with a stunned group of Democratic legislative leaders, who seemed confused about their absence.

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Lawmaker Struggles To Sell Bill To Help American Car Company Open Retail Stores

by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 3:59pm

Christine Stuart file photo Unable to find a compromise, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, gave up on legislation that would have allowed electric car manufacturers like Tesla to sell directly to customers in Connecticut.

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