by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2018 3:52pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency
HARTFORD, CT — State Treasurer Denise Nappier informed legislative leaders Wednesday that they inadvertently reduced the state’s bonding capacity by failing to include certain exemptions in the budget adjustment it passed in the final hours of the legislative session.
Continue reading "Nappier Says Drafting Error Will Constrain Bonding Capacity; Malloy Administration Calls Attorney" »
by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Media Matters | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Transparency | Transportation
HARTFORD, CT — With the spotlight on the gubernatorial contest, outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought to correct the record regarding a few things that have been said recently during the debates.
Continue reading "Malloy Seeks to Clarify ‘Pesky Facts’ In Era of False Claims" »
by Christine Stuart | Sep 18, 2018 3:05pm
Posted to: Health Care | Jobs | Labor | Public Health | Public Safety
HARTFORD, CT — Nurses, social workers, and other medical staff in Connecticut’s Department of Corrections huddled under a tent in the pouring rain Tuesday to bring attention to what they say are unsafe staffing levels.
Continue reading "Health Workers In Connecticut Prisons Call Attention To ‘Dangerously’ Low Staffing Levels" »
by Christine Stuart | Sep 18, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Town News | State Budget | Taxes
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s largest municipal lobby is hosting the last gubernatorial debate in October, but they don’t want to be left out of the conversation in the lead-up to the November election.
Continue reading "Municipal Lobby Pushes For Mandate Relief" »
by Paul Bass | Sep 17, 2018 11:25pm
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2018 | New Haven
NEW HAVEN, CT — The Shubert theater staged a revival Monday night of the historic 1960 Kennedy-Nixon campaign debate. Bob Stefanowski played the role of John F. Kennedy.
Continue reading "ANALYSIS | Stefanowski Channels JFK to Lamont’s Nixon" »
by Christine Stuart | Sep 17, 2018 1:27pm
Posted to: Congress | 1st CD | DC News Junkie | Transportation | East Hartford | Hartford | West Hartford
HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Rep. John B. Larson is not fazed by the estimated cost of burying Interstates 84 and 91 through downtown Hartford.
Continue reading "Larson Continues To Try To Build Coalition For Hartford Tunnel" »
by Christine Stuart | Sep 17, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Media Matters | New Haven
HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 10 a.m.) The head of the Connecticut Association of Realtors (CTR) said his staff has a podium ready for Oz Griebel if a poll happens to be released that shows the petitioning candidate with more than 10 percent of the vote.
Continue reading "Despite Ballot Access, Third Party & Unaffiliated Candidates Left Off Debate Stage" »
by Christine Stuart | Sep 14, 2018 6:00pm
Posted to: Analysis | Congress | Election 2018 | Town News | Media Matters | State Capitol
November 6 is fast approaching and Vote.CTNewsJunkie.com, our Voter Guide & Candidate Questionnaire, is back for a third time to help you navigate what is shaping up to be one of the hardest fought elections of our lifetimes.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 14, 2018 4:00pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | State Budget
NEW HAVEN, CT — Connecticut has passed a number of laws recently that mandate health insurance sold in the Nutmeg state must actually provide coverage for consumers.
Continue reading "On The Issue of Pre-Existing Coverage There’s Common Ground" »
by Peter Urban | Sep 14, 2018 3:00pm
Posted to: US Foreign Policy | Congress | DC News Junkie | White House
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Chris Murphy dismissed as a “farce” a statement that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent to Congress this week certifying that the governments of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates are taking steps to avoid civilian casualties in their war with Yemen.
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