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November 28, 2014

Who Gives To Charity? It’s Not Who You Think

by Cara Rosner | November 28, 2014 10:34am

Bigger paychecks don’t necessarily lead to greater generosity, according to new data that shows Connecticut’s lowest-income residents donate the largest portion of their income to charity.

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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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October 21, 2014

Malloy, Foley Both Promise To Hold Towns Harmless

by Christine Stuart | October 21, 2014 11:54am

Christine Stuart photo Tom Foley, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, told hundreds of municipal leaders Tuesday at their annual convention that he would hold municipalities harmless when putting together the state budget.

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September 29, 2014

Municipal Lobby Warns of Unfunded State Mandates

by Hugh McQuaid | September 29, 2014 3:34pm

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities released a report Monday calling on state policymakers to relieve local governments of the more than 1,200 mandates they say the state imposes on towns.

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September 22, 2014

Connecticut’s Municipal Lobby Focuses on Education Funding

by Christine Stuart | September 22, 2014 12:10pm

In its second report of the campaign season, Connecticut’s largest municipal lobby released a document focused on major issues facing pre-K through 12th-grade public school education funding.

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June 4, 2014

Hartford Plans To Build Rock Cats New Stadium

by Jhansi Katechia | June 4, 2014 3:02pm

Christine Stuart photo The owner of a minor league baseball team and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra announced plans Wednesday to build a $60-million stadium in the capital city and move the Rock Cats 13-miles from New Britain to Hartford.

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May 23, 2014

Malloy Gives More Money To Hotel Company To Expand in Stamford

by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2014 4:30am

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday a deal to help Starwood Hotels & Resorts, a company his Republican predecessor convinced to move to Stamford, expand in the state.

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May 5, 2014

Senate Pays Tribute To Retiring Members Starting With Meyer, Welch

by Hugh McQuaid | May 5, 2014 4:48pm

Courtesy of the Senate Democrats Retiring Sen. Ed Meyer has so many stories that his colleagues in the Senate compared him to Forrest Gump — the character played by Tom Hanks in the film of the same name — during a two-hour tribute Monday.

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April 29, 2014

Senate Passes Bill Aimed at Tackling Sexual Assault on College Campuses

by Christine Stuart | April 29, 2014 11:58am

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 6:32 p.m.) The same day the White House released its recommendations to end sexual assault on college campuses, the Connecticut Senate unanimously passed a bill that expands sexual assault reporting requirements.

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April 25, 2014

Drug Free School Zone Bill Quietly Dies

by Hugh McQuaid | April 25, 2014 4:30am

Christine Stuart photo Legislation to reduce the size of “drug free zones” around schools died quietly in the Education Committee on Thursday following a meeting outside the House chamber.

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