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 Peter Urban | May 4, 2018 4:30am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Congress | Consumer Protection | Corporate Watch | DC News Junkie | Public Health | Transportation | Rail | White House | Windham
Senator Richard Blumenthal was in Hartford this week to highlight his efforts to snuff out “kid-friendly” flavored electronic cigarettes that he says are leading to a “new generation of nicotine addicts.”
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by Christine Stuart | Nov 28, 2017 5:53pm
Posted to: Equality | Insurance | Jobs | Legal | Hartford | Windham
HARTFORD, CT — Unable to pinpoint why healthcare providers and insurers couldn’t agree on how much to pay for medical care, legislators debated Tuesday whether the state needs to get involved in future negotiations between providers and insurers.
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by Jack Kramer | Apr 6, 2017 5:20am
Posted to: Public Safety | New London | Norwich | Windham
A portion of a correctional center in Montville has been shut down as a result of state’s declining prison population.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 21, 2015 1:10pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Labor | Legal | Enfield | Meriden | New Britain | Norwich | Torrington | Windham
In early August when the Department of Labor announced it was laying off 95 employees, it also said it would close six job centers to correspond with those layoffs.
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by Christine Stuart | Apr 22, 2014 2:57pm
Posted to: Education | State Capitol | Windham
Eastern Connecticut State University Professor Brent Terry’s remarks during a creative writing class won bipartisan disapproval Tuesday from the state House of Representatives.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 19, 2013 4:07pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Business | Town News | Windham | State Capitol
Local planning and zoning officials gathered Thursday at the Legislative Office Building to get a better understanding of the state’s new medical marijuana regulations and how they may impact local zoning decisions.
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by Christine Stuart | Jul 24, 2013 3:10pm
Posted to: Town News | Bridgeport | Hartford | Mansfield-Storrs | Middletown | Windham | Woodbridge | Weather
Nine of the 36 microgrid projects submitted by municipalities to the state will be funded with $18 million in state bonding.
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by Natalie Missakian | Jun 5, 2012 4:30am
Posted to: Education | Town News | Branford | Bridgeport | Norwalk | Windham | Windsor
Calling it another step to “fix what’s broken in our public schools,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday announced which school districts will test a much-debated plan to grade teacher performance that will soon be mandatory for every teacher in the state.
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by Michael Lee-Murphy | May 23, 2012 4:30am
Posted to: Congress | Election Policy | Town News | Hartford | Middletown | New Haven | New London | Windham | Local Politics
When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned sections of the McCain-Feingold campaign financing law with its decision in Citizens United v. FEC, many observers said that the decision would usher in a new era in American politics, along with a new understanding of American liberties.
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