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  • Two Hearings To Be Held Thursday On Special Session On Jobs, Jackson Lab; Roy Occhiogrosso vs. Sen. Len Suzio On Jobs

    Two Hearings To Be Held Thursday On Special Session On Jobs, Jackson Lab; Roy Occhiogrosso vs. Sen. Len Suzio On Jobs
    The state legislature will be holding informational hearings Thursday on a controversial plan to bring a genetic research institute to the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington. The hearings will be held in advance of next week's...
  • Florida Opposition Helped Send Jackson Lab To Connecticut

    Florida Opposition Helped Send Jackson Lab To Connecticut
    Retiree Duane Billington fought for 18 months against Jackson Laboratory’s plan to expand in Florida, and he was relieved when the proposal was finally withdrawn in the Sunshine State. The former engineering technician and civic activist became a...
  • Bond Commission Approves Jackson Lab Funding

    Bond Commission Approves Jackson Lab Funding
    The State Bond Commission granted final approval to spend $291 million for Jackson Laboratory to construct a new building and create 300 new bioscience jobs on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington. The commission voted 8 to...
  • Two Governors, Two Styles: Tax Increases In Connecticut, Tax Cuts In Nebraska

    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...
  • Bio: Hall Of Fame Coach Jim Calhoun

    Jim Calhoun and his obstinate ways arrived in Connecticut in May 1986, hired to turn around a lowly UConn men's basketball program that seemed destined to remain the laughingstock in a conference of national powers. "It's doable," he famously said of...
  • Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House

    Tie-Breaking Vote Sends Pot Decriminalization Bill To House
    By the slimmest of margins, the Senate on Saturday approved a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The vote was 18-18, with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman tipping the balance with the tie-breaking vote. After years of false...
  • Anatomy of a Cardiac Rescue

    Lifeguard Sam Allison poked and pinched. He shouted at the man whose 238-pound body was wedged between a treadmill and elliptical machine in the fitness room at Cornerstone Aquatics Center. The man's face was tinged blue, and the lone signs of life...
  • Farmington Tweet Among "Top 10 Most Powerful Of 2010"

    The social networking site Twitter has released its list of the "Top 10 Most Powerful Tweets" for 2010 and a tweet from Connecticut was listed at No. 3. Leigh Fazzina, a healthcare PR/social media communications consultant, was biking in Winding Trails...
  • 1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010

    1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010
    The non-profit Yankee Institute Thursday posted state payroll information on its website, CTSunlight.org, showing that 1,126 state employees earned more than the governor's salary of $150,000 in 2010. "This data is especially relevant now, when Gov....
  • UConn Health Center Loses Out On $100 Million Federal Grant

    The University of Connecticut Health Center was not chosen to receive a $100 million federal grant contained within last year's health care reform bill. Instead, the money will go to Ohio State University, the Health Resources and Services Administration...
  • Rick Green: Teen Pot Use at 30-Year Peak – Are We Too Lax?

    Decriminalizing pot and opening the door to medical marijuana seems like the right thing. We've wasted millions of taxpayer dollars in a futile effort to block use of something that seems less harmful than alcohol. I'm sure of it, just like I can't think...