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January 22, 2015

Commission: Lawmakers Should Get A Raise

by Hugh McQuaid | January 22, 2015 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo (Updated 4:29 p.m.) A state commission will recommend giving pay raises to elected officials, including the governor and members of the legislature, for the first time in 14 years.

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January 20, 2015

More Elected Officials Sign FOI Pledge

by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2015 8:00am

U.S. Dept. of Justice Only about 10 percent of 360 candidates took the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information’s pledge prior to the 2014 election, but at least 10 more have signed the pledge since November.

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January 14, 2015

Supreme Court Considers Disclosing Records of Arsenic Murderess

by Hugh McQuaid | January 14, 2015 1:02pm

Wikipedia The public notoriety of a multiple murderer justifies the release of her medical records more than 50 years after her death, a lawyer for the Freedom of Information Commission argued Wednesday before the state Supreme Court.

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January 13, 2015

VoteTocracy Hopes to Bridge Gap Between Voters and Congress

by Luke Foster | January 13, 2015 12:14pm

For years, voters who wanted to learn about issues and discuss them with their elected officials in Congress have had to use a somewhat fragmented set of traditional methods.

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January 6, 2015

Lembo Looks to Stabilize Rainy Day Fund

by Christine Stuart | January 6, 2015 5:30am

CTNJ file photo State Comptroller Kevin Lembo wants to stabilize the state’s rainy day fund and temper the volatility of the tax structure by creating a “recessionary seawall.”

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January 5, 2015

Hartford Charter School Plagued By ‘Rampant Nepotism’

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2015 1:08pm

Late Friday afternoon the state Education Department released a 99-page investigation by a special investigator it hired to look into the finances, governance, familial relationships, property, and operations of a Hartford charter school organization.

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Bill to Make UConn Foundation More Transparent Has Bipartisan Support

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2015 5:29am

Courtesy of the Republican caucus It wasn’t the recent boost in salary for the University of Connecticut’s president that prompted state Rep. Gail Lavielle to propose legislation to require more transparency from the University of Connecticut Foundation.

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December 29, 2014

Malloy Defends Salary Increases

by Christine Stuart | December 29, 2014 4:51pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defended the $1.4 million in pay raises he gave to his political appointees the day after Christmas.

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December 24, 2014

Lawmakers Plan To Tackle Election Reform

by Hugh McQuaid | December 24, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo With the 2014 election in the rearview mirror, the legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee in the coming session will look to address some of the issues raised during this year’s campaigns and at the polls.

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December 23, 2014

Frontier Customers Vent, Company Executives Promise Better Service

by Cara Rosner | December 23, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of CT-N Frontier Communications customers got the chance to voice their complaints directly to company officials Monday during a meeting of the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.

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