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  • Beyond The Baloney — Red Meat Questions

    Debate season is upon us. Candidates take time from fundraising to prepare, so you know they understand the stakes. If you have not been watching the wild series "Boss" on the Starz premium cable channel, you missed a candidate's ultimate debate...
  • Minimum Pay Raise Lifts Workers, Economy

    A proposal to modestly increase Connecticut's minimum wage to $9.75 an hour by 2015 will provide vital income to the state's lowest-paid workers, all with a virtually negligible impact on businesses. Concerns that a wage increase would result in low-...
  • Kevin Hunt: Why Mystery Shopping Is No. 1 Job Scam In State

    Kevin Hunt: Why Mystery Shopping Is No. 1 Job Scam In State
    It's no mystery when a mystery-shopping job offer asks the prospective shopper to cash a money order and wire most of the money to a third party. It's a scam. An actual mystery-shopping job is much less mysterious: Some retailers hire companies that...
  • Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire

    Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire
    TOWNS SEE LOOMING SHORTFALLS By Betsy Gara Town leaders are anxiously crunching numbers as they review Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. Given the size of the budget deficit, the Connecticut Council of Small Towns applauds the intent of the...
  • Malloy Spends On As State Budget Burns

    In the end, he decided to pretend. Politicians will do that, trumpet that something is different than we know it to be. It's not what we expect in so many large doses from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who revels in his reputation for rude candor. The state's...
  • 1/30/2013-Spinning Our Wheels

    1/30/2013-Spinning Our Wheels
    Those of you who live in other parts of the country may find it hard to believe that basically Connecticut hasn't created a job in 20 years. I know, I find it hard to believe myself. Apparently, for every job created in the state, one disappears. In other...
  • Gov. Pence explains vision for Indiana in his first State of State

    Gov. Pence explains vision for Indiana in his first State of State
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Gov. Mike Pence used his first State of the State address Tuesday night to lobby for a personal income tax cut, an expansion of Indiana's school voucher system and improved vocational training. The new Republican governor highlighted...
  • Connecticut Businesses Get Labeled For Committing Immigration Offenses They Didn't Actually Do

    Connecticut Businesses Get Labeled For Committing Immigration Offenses They Didn't Actually Do
    The headline on the federal news release read: "ICE fines Connecticut companies hiring unlawful employees." One official was quoted saying the $132,584 in penalties were part of a national campaign to stop businesses from hiring undocumented workers and...
  • Newtown Tragedy Hangs Over 'State Of The State' Speech; Budget Issues Take Back Seat As Legislature Reconvenes

    Newtown Tragedy Hangs Over 'State Of The State' Speech; Budget Issues Take Back Seat As Legislature Reconvenes
    The Dec. 14 Newtown school shootings dominated opening day at the state Capitol Wednesday, as lawmakers arrived to face a projected budget deficit of $1 billion in the next fiscal year and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy exhorted them to take action to prevent...
  • States Provide Lucrative Subsidies For Gunmakers

    — Governments in nine states have awarded at least $49 million in subsidies in the past five years to gun and ammunition makers whose products are under scrutiny after the school shootings in Newtown. Almost 85 percent of those tax breaks or...
  • Time For 'Opposite Malloy' To Repair Economic Damage

    In a classic "Seinfeld" episode, the ever-hapless George Costanza decides it's time to change his strategy. "Every decision that I've ever made in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I've wanted to be." His...