by Christine Stuart | Jul 9, 2018 3:00am
Posted to: Nonprofits | Taxes | Cromwell | Windham
HARTFORD, CT — Every four years since 1965, nonprofits have been required to remind municipal tax assessors why they should be exempt from property taxes. But according to a member survey conducted by the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, municipalities have been denying those tax exemptions on an increasing basis.
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by Christine Stuart | May 10, 2016 11:53am
Posted to: Town News | Cromwell | Danbury | Portland | State Budget | Education Cost Sharing
Local elected officials said Tuesday that state lawmakers can’t claim they will pass a budget later this week without a tax increase because the reduction in municipal aid coupled with the lack of structural changes will cause property taxes to increase.
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by Christine Stuart | Feb 25, 2016 1:12pm
Posted to: Education | Cromwell
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell announced Thursday that they are eliminating one component of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test for students in grades three through eight.
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by Christine Stuart | Dec 17, 2015 6:00pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Election 2018 | Election Policy | State Capitol | Cromwell
Just as quickly as Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told reporters he hadn’t ruled out running for a third term, a Republican lawmaker said she would introduce legislation to limit gubernatorial terms to two.
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by Christine Stuart | Dec 16, 2014 10:31am
Posted to: Business | State Budget | Transportation | Cromwell
CROMWELL — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy tried his best to put a contentious re-election campaign behind him Tuesday as he addressed the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce.
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by Hugh McQuaid | Oct 31, 2014 4:30am
Posted to: Election 2014 | Cromwell
As Tom Foley criss-crosses the state during the last five days of the gubernatorial campaign, he will be riding in a luxury bus used by the likes of Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton.
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by Christine Stuart | May 9, 2014 2:57pm
Posted to: Business | Labor | State Budget | Cromwell
CROMWELL — The Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s vice president of government affairs told a group of business executives Friday that the business community had one win, one loss, and blocked a lot of “bad” bills during the 2014 legislative session.
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by Ellen R. Delisio | May 7, 2014 2:17pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Law Enforcement | Public Safety | Cromwell
The immediate and logical result of the terrorist attack at the 2013 Boston Marathon that left three people dead and 264 injured was an exponential increase in security measures for this year’s race, which took place April 21 without incident.
—RELATED: Malloy Tells CCM Members That Connecticut Has Made Strides in Emergency Preparedness
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