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November 13, 2017

CT-N Back On The Air

by Christine Stuart | November 13, 2017 12:30pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie photo HARTFORD, CT — It’s been in reruns since Nov. 2, but the Connecticut Television Network was back on the air and streaming live at CT-N.com Monday morning.

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Thousands Of Seniors, Disabled And Low-Income Residents Losing Care Coverage

by Cara Rosner | November 13, 2017 10:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo Roughly 68,000 seniors and disabled residents will lose access to a Medicare financial assistance program January 1, when income eligibility requirements change under the newly enacted state budget.

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Wall Street Says Budget Is Good for Connecticut, But Bad for UConn

by Christine Stuart | November 13, 2017 5:30am

HARTFORD, CT — Finally having a two-year state budget in place is “credit positive” for the state of Connecticut and its municipalities, but it’s a “credit negative” for the University of Connecticut.

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November 9, 2017

General Assembly Will Return Next Week To Tweak The Budget

by Christine Stuart | November 9, 2017 5:36pm

Doug Hardy / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Legislative leaders met for about an hour Thursday and decided to return to make some adjustments to the bipartisan budget Gov. Dannel P. Malloy mostly signed on Halloween.

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November 8, 2017

Care4Kids Reopens Following Budget Allocation

by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2017 3:32pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — A program that subsidizes the cost of daycare for working families is reopening and accepting new applications for the first time since August 2016.

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November 7, 2017

Malloy Closes Another Prison As Inmate Population Declines

by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2017 4:23pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that Enfield Correctional Institute will close in early 2018.

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November 3, 2017

Too Little, Too Late For Nonprofit Operating CT-N

by Christine Stuart | November 3, 2017 1:37pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT —(Updated 8 p.m.)  With five hours to spare Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman tried to salvage the legislature’s contract with the nonprofit operator of the Connecticut Television Network by offering $400,000 in operating funds and $1 million in bonding.

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State Sheds Light On Stranded Funding and Municipal Aid Cuts

by Christine Stuart | November 3, 2017 10:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — While local officials initially celebrated passage of the two-year bipartisan budget, they may be not be as happy after learning it stranded millions of dollars and made towns responsible for about $20 million in elderly tax relief.

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November 2, 2017

It’s Lights Out For The Nonprofit Operator of CT-N

by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2017 10:24pm

HARTFORD, CT — After a few tense days of back-and-forth negotiations, the nonprofit Connecticut Public Affairs Network (CPAN) said it will cease operations of the Connecticut Television Network at 5 p.m. Friday.

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Too Soon To Tell What The Fiscal Future Holds

by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2017 4:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — The executive order would have left the state with a $93.9 million deficit for 2018, but state Comptroller Kevin Lembo said it’s too soon to tell what will happen with the recently signed two-year state budget.

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