by Jacqueline Wattles | June 17, 2013 12:15pm
The clock is ticking. Congress has 13 days left before the interest rates double on some federal student loans.
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by Jacqueline Wattles | June 6, 2013 5:26pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill Thursday that will increase the minimum wage in Connecticut to $9 dollars by 2015.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 6, 2013 5:14pm
The Senate reluctantly passed legislation Wednesday legalizing Mixed Martial Arts, but language in another bill may deter the sport’s promoters from hosting matches in Connecticut.
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by Hugh McQuaid | May 29, 2013 1:50pm
In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the House approved a bill requiring the state to develop a searchable database of tax credits and forgivable loan programs the state has offered to companies promising to create jobs in Connecticut.
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by Jacqueline Wattles | May 28, 2013 2:30pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined U.S. Senator Chris Murphy on Tuesday to announce the launch of a compact aimed at guiding Connecticut’s congressional delegation on federal policy that will benefit Connecticut manufacturing.
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by Jacqueline Wattles | May 23, 2013 2:56pm
The Connecticut economy is projected to continue its recovery, reaching a pre-recession “normal” by 2017, but the state’s economy may continue to lag behind the levels of growth seen in other states and the nation, according to the New England Economic Partnership’s semi-annual economic forecast.
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by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2013 5:40am
Connecticut voters may not be ready according to polling data, but that didn’t stop the House from pushing forward with a vote on a billthat would give undocumented immigrants the ability to obtain a driver’s license.
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by Christine Stuart | May 16, 2013 8:20am
The state Senate pared down a request Wednesday to increase the funds state economic development officials would be able to dole out to Connecticut businesses without legislative approval.
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by Christine Stuart | May 13, 2013 5:30am
A well-known national pollster says the medical profession will soon face a struggle similar to that of today’s newspaper industry, which has been badly disrupted by the arrival of the Internet.
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by Susan Bigelow | May 10, 2013 9:39am
The budget is the most complicated and difficult thing that the legislature does, which is probably why politicians, pundits, and partisans try to turn it into a one-line riddle with easy, obvious solutions.
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