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April 23, 2014

McKinney to Malloy: Scrap The $55 Refund

by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2014 8:53pm

CTNJ file photo Republican Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, who is also running for governor, used a memo that shows income tax receipts lagging as a reason the scrap the $55 tax refund.

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With 2 Weeks Left in Session, Key House Dems Divided on National Popular Vote

by Hugh McQuaid | April 23, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid photo Following more than a week of counting votes, national popular vote supporters haven’t managed to wrangle the support needed for a floor debate in the House, where the speaker personally opposes the bill.

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April 22, 2014

ECSU Professor’s Remarks Prompts Response From Lawmakers

by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2014 3:57pm

Christine Stuart photo Eastern Connecticut State University Professor Brent Terry’s remarks during a creative writing class won bipartisan disapproval Tuesday from the state House of Representatives.

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April 18, 2014

Leaders Try To Put Grass Seed Debate Behind Them

by Christine Stuart | April 18, 2014 7:17am

Hugh McQuaid file photo (Updated 1:28 p.m.) It’s been a week since the House, in a rare move, defeated a bill that would have banned genetically modified grass seed just one day after the Senate passed it.

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April 17, 2014

Republicans Release A Budget, But Will Anyone Take Notice?

by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2014 2:29pm

Christine Stuart photo Republican legislative leaders in the House and Senate unveiled an alternative budget that nonpartisan fiscal analysts say will slightly decrease the deficit in future years.

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April 10, 2014

House Defeats GMO Grass Seed Ban

by Christine Stuart | April 10, 2014 4:46pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 5:43 p.m.) Less than 24 hours after the Senate approved a bill banning genetically modified grass seed, the House found bipartisan agreement to kill it.

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April 9, 2014

Senate To Push Ahead With GMO Grass Ban Despite Uncertain Future In House

by Hugh McQuaid | April 9, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo The Senate is poised to approve a ban on genetically modified grass seed in Connecticut, but House Speaker Brendan Sharkey and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are not sold on the idea.

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April 8, 2014

Report: Connecticut’s Fiscal Transparency Improves

by Hugh McQuaid | April 8, 2014 11:42am

Connecticut earns a “B” for transparency in government spending, according to an annual report card grading the 50 states in online access to data on where taxpayer dollars are spent.

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April 5, 2014

Second Amendment Advocates Vow Revenge At the Ballot Box

by Christine Stuart | April 5, 2014 4:27pm

Christine Stuart photo They were unable to stop Connecticut’s General Assembly last year from passing sweeping gun control legislation, but gun rights advocates gathered Saturday at the state Capitol to let lawmakers know they will make their voices heard at the ballot box.

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April 4, 2014

Cafero Questions Health Insurance Exchange Enrollment

by Christine Stuart | April 4, 2014 12:09pm

Josalee Thrift file photo The March 31 deadline for enrolling in Connecticut’s health insurance exchange has come and gone, but not everyone believes it was a success.

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