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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he is "prospecting" for business at an international conference in Switzerland so that companies can bring their operations to Connecticut. Malloy is spending several days in snow-covered Davos, where the community was hit...
Just days after a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called upon the state legislature to pour more money into the state pension plan. Malloy said his actions had nothing to do with the downgrade by ...
Gov. Dannel Malloy's estimate of pension savings over 20 years was wrong by $3.1 billion, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office said Friday. Malloy had announced that the state would save $4.8 billion over 20 years from a negotiated deal last...
The Hartford CourantOnline lottery ticket sales, even online poker, could become a reality if Connecticut lawmakers approve new forms of Internet gambling during next year's legislative session. A U.S. Justice Department ruling issued late last week clears the way for the...
This is the second in a series on what the state should do in 2012. As Connecticut heads into the presidential election year of 2012, with an open U.S. Senate seat also up for grabs, the state should take a hard look at the business of politics and the...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Elections, U.S. Senate, Voting, Politics
State employee unions have filed a grievance over the highly controversial "longevity'' bonuses, saying that veteran state managers should not receive the money when union members do not. The dispute over the twice-yearly payments has been simmering at...
Tags: Trials, Unions, Interior Policy, Government, Public Employees
In Nebraska, Republican Gov. Dave Heineman enacted the biggest tax cut in state history, and the state's unemployment rate of 4.2 percent is now the second lowest in the nation. In Connecticut, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy enacted the largest tax...
Strong Support For Bipartisan Jobs Package, But Questions Still Linger On Jackson Laboratory Plan At University Of Connecticut Health CenterIt is a tale of two bills. As the legislature prepares for a special session next week on creating jobs, negotiators are getting close to a bipartisan deal on a jobs package that would have widespread support. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy met with Republicans...
The Hartford CourantLawmakers on Wednesday easily approved a $626 million package of incentives designed to create jobs, revive the economy and undo the state's image as hostile to business. The votes in the House of Representatives and the Senate were nearly unanimous....
The Hartford CourantJeffrey D. Butler, president of Connecticut Light & Power Co., resigned Thursday after a brutal few weeks in which he became the lightning rod for outrage — and the public face of failures by the utility — following two paralyzing storms...
Obsessed with creating jobs and facing increasing industry lobbying pressure, more Connecticut state lawmakers these days are voting against bills to protect the environment, according to one watchdog group. “The trend is not looking good,”...
After a six-year struggle, childcare providers will be unionized following a vote announced Tuesday. In a secret ballot held through the U.S. mail, the providers voted 1,603 to 88 to join the union, according to Matt O'Connor, a spokesman for CSEA/SEIU...
Tags: Elections, Unions, U.S. Senate, Government, Primaries
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