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November 20, 2014

Municipal Lobby Examines State’s Poorest Municipalities

by Kristi Allen | November 20, 2014 8:29am

CCM & DECD Connecticut’s largest municipal lobby released a report Wednesday detailing the challenges faced by the state’s 25 most distressed municipalities.

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November 19, 2014

Malloy Mum On Future Tax Breaks

by Christine Stuart | November 19, 2014 3:30pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday that he hasn’t taken a position on several tax breaks he proposed last year, but which aren’t scheduled to go into effect next fiscal year.

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State’s Cash Position Deteriorates

by Christine Stuart | November 19, 2014 9:07am

CTNJ file photo (Updated 12:42 p.m.) State Treasurer Denise Nappier wrote to legislative leaders Tuesday to let them know the state’s cash position had declined and late last week she transferred money from bond proceeds to help cover operating expenses.

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November 18, 2014

Study: Early Childcare Workers Aren’t Adequately Compensated

by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2014 12:30pm

Christine Stuart photo Twenty-five years after the first National Child Care Staffing Study, a new study found that not much has changed.

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State Board to Hear Patients Pitch New Conditions for Access to Medical Marijuana

by Kristi Allen | November 18, 2014 5:30am

istockphoto A state physicians board will hold a public hearing next week to decide whether to add new medical conditions to the state’s medical marijuana law.

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November 17, 2014

Malloy Administration Prepares To Cut 2015 Budget

by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2014 12:31pm

Christine Stuart photo Just back from a National Governors Association meeting in Colorado, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the $99.5 million budget deficit reported by his budget office last week was “de minimis.”

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November 14, 2014

Gov’s Budget Office, Nonpartisan Analysts Project Deficit

by Christine Stuart | November 14, 2014 4:29pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office issued a report late Friday projecting that the state would end the 2015 fiscal year with a $99.5 million budget deficit. That’s about $10.4 million more than the $89.1 million deficit the legislature’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis projected earlier Friday.

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BALANCING ACT: Malloy Administration Announces Hiring Freeze, Other Steps to Address Deficit

by Christine Stuart | November 14, 2014 9:54am

CTNJ file photo With revenues lagging by nearly $60 million and projected deficits on the horizon, the Malloy administration is taking steps to bring the budget into balance.

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November 12, 2014

Women Makes Gains, But Disparities Remain

by Kristi Allen | November 12, 2014 1:28pm

Kristi Allen photo Connecticut women have made impressive gains in the in the workforce in the past 15 years, but there are still deep disparities that need to be addressed, Permanent Commission on the Status of Women Director Carolyn Treiss said Wednesday.

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