by Christine Stuart | October 29, 2014 8:28pm
The one and only 25-minute debate between Democratic State Treasurer Denise Nappier and Tim Herbst, her Republican challenger, wasn’t long enough. The two candidates sparred after the debate at NBC Connecticut’s West Hartford studio.
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by Kristi Allen | September 23, 2014 4:30am
If a Republican challenger attacks a Democratic incumbent and no one responds, does he still make a sound?
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by Cara Rosner | September 15, 2014 4:30am
Most high net worth investors nationwide are optimistic that the economy will hold steady or improve in the coming year, but those in Connecticut don’t appear as confident as their peers elsewhere, according to a new poll.
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by Christine Stuart | September 2, 2014 4:30am
A new analysis of Connecticut’s unfunded pension liability by the conservative Yankee Institute claims that its unfunded liability is much higher than an actuary for the state has estimated.
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by Madeline Stocker | August 6, 2014 9:28pm
A board that is working toward offering a state-administered retirement plan met for the first time Wednesday and discussed its aspirations for the future, and its funding challenges.
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by Martin Looney & Joe Aresimowicz | July 17, 2014 4:30am
As our citizens approach retirement, far too many of them rely exclusively on Social Security as retirement income. While Social Security has lifted many senior citizens out of abject poverty, it does not in fact provide a decent living for those with no other source of retirement income. This problem will become one of extraordinary urgency as more and more baby boomers reach retirement age.
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by Christine Stuart | May 27, 2014 11:00am
The Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, along with a coalition of institutional investors, called on tech giant Google Inc. to increase its disclosure of its lobbying activities.
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by Christine Stuart | May 6, 2014 4:55pm
Democratic lawmakers want to make sure private companies offer their employees an opportunity to invest in a retirement plan so they formed the Connecticut Retirement Security Board as part of the state budget.
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by Christine Stuart | April 24, 2014 2:12pm
Should the government require employers to give their employees an option to invest in a retirement fund run by state officials?
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by Suzanne Bates | March 28, 2014 9:00am
It is true that collectively we are not saving enough for retirement, but the “Retirement for All” bill making its way through the statehouse is not the answer.
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