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  • Segarra's $534M Budget: No Layoffs, No Tax Increase

    Segarra's $534M Budget: No Layoffs, No Tax Increase
    HARTFORD — With a heavily contested election on the horizon, Mayor Pedro Segarra on Monday unveiled a $533.8 million spending plan for 2015-16 that includes no layoffs and keeps the tax rate flat. The plan includes $12.8 million in cuts spread over...
  • Halliburton says has cut 9,000 jobs in wake of oil's drop

    Halliburton says has cut 9,000 jobs in wake of oil's drop
    Halliburton Co. has cut 9,000 jobs — more than 10 percent of its workforce — in about six months and is considering more cost-cutting moves as falling oil prices sap demand for its drilling help. Halliburton executives disclosed the job...
  • Hartford Schools Propose $429M Budget That Cuts Dozens of Jobs

    Hartford Schools Propose $429M Budget That Cuts Dozens of Jobs
    HARTFORD — Warning that the city public schools are in a financial "perfect storm," Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez has proposed a $429.3 million education budget that eliminates 78 positions across the system, including three dozen teaching...
  • Why banks made more money last quarter

    Wall Street and Main Street gave banks a boost last quarter. Fees from corporate mergers and commissions from trading fueled profits at big financial firms. But average Americans also helped by taking out more home loans and paying off their debts....
  • More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose for the second straight week yet remained at a low level that is consistent with more hiring. Applications increased 12,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 294,000, the Labor Department said...
  • Fed survey finds US economy growing at moderate pace

    The U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace from mid-February through the end of March although the harsh winter, the rising value of the dollar and a big plunge in oil prices were having adverse effects on some industries, the Federal Reserve said...
  • End terrible service at the IRS

    End terrible service at the IRS
    Let's face it. Most Americans aren't thrilled with the idea of paying taxes and don't embrace the federal agency responsible for collecting their dough — the Internal Revenue Service. So when Congress cuts or freezes the IRS' budget, many...
  • Commissioners to fund several agency requests

    Commissioners to fund several agency requests
    The Carroll County Board of Commissioners voted to use the county's surplus to fund more than $1.3 million for the recent board-approved drug enforcement program and self-contained breathing apparatus for eight volunteer fire companies but has yet to find...
  • State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part

    State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part
    One of the only things the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has decided for next year is the price students will pay. And the cost will be high: 4.8 percent more tuition, fewer professional staff members, potentially fewer courses and...
  • Frac sand industry feels the effects of low oil prices, less drilling

    MINNEAPOLIS Low oil prices and reduced drilling in shale regions like North Dakota are hurting the once fast-growing frac sand industry, slashing demand and forcing price cuts that have led some players to reduce jobs. U.S. sand mines, including 63 in...
  • Water rationing cut of 15% in SoCal could bring higher bills

    Water rationing cut of 15% in SoCal could bring higher bills
    Southern California’s water wholesaler Tuesday is poised to impose a 15% cut in water deliveries to local cities and water districts, a move that would bolster Gov. Jerry Brown’s aggressive statewide conservation effort in the fourth year of...