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  • Fiscal End Game — Beware The Sick Monkey

    Fiscal End Game — Beware The Sick Monkey
    On Monday, the legislators will convene in special session and try to pass a budget. They may also pass something called the Second Chance Society, which would be fitting inasmuch as this is their second chance to pass the budget. One way to think of...
  • Ads by Florida, Indiana spook Connecticut business groups

    Connecticut business groups continued to put pressure on state lawmakers Monday to roll back proposed tax increases, pointing out how states are actively trying to take advantage of the situation and lure away businesses. The state of Florida is now...
  • People Matter, Say Demonstrators At State Capitol

    People Matter, Say Demonstrators At State Capitol
    HARTFORD—Donning purple stickers and buttons that read “#PeopleMatter,” more than one hundred health and human services providers, clients, and advocates descended on the Capitol building Tuesday, calling again for the General Assembly...
  • Democrats working on late changes to Connecticut budget

    Democratic legislators said Tuesday they're meeting with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration daily to come up with a package of last-minute changes to the two-year $40.3 billion state budget that prompted an outcry from some major Connecticut...
  • Connecticut surgery centers worried about tax proposal

    Operators of surgery centers across Connecticut are working to persuade state lawmakers to scrap a new tax in the Democratic budget they claim will prompt some facilities to close. The centers provide colonoscopies, cataract removal and other...
  • Surgery Centers Worried About Tax Proposal

    HARTFORD (AP) - Operators of surgery centers across Connecticut are working to persuade state lawmakers to scrap a new tax in the Democratic budget they claim will prompt some facilities to close. The centers provide colonoscopies, cataract removal and...
  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    South Bend Tribune. June 18, 2015. Addressing an unspoken danger The recent deaths of two teenage brothers in Granger is proof that prescription drug abuse is an issue that has no bounds; it can touch any family with tragic consequences. Nineteen-year-...
  • Connecticut's unpopular car tax poised for changes in 2016

    For decades, state lawmakers have tried unsuccessfully to eliminate or at least fix Connecticut's unpopular local car tax, criticized as unfair because the same vehicle can be taxed at wildly different rates depending on where the owner lives. There's...
  • New Pastor Of South Carolina Church Has Hartford Ties

    New Pastor Of South Carolina Church Has Hartford Ties
    Thirty years ago, Norvel Goff Sr., the man appointed to lead Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., in the wake of Wednesday's massacre, lived in Hartford, and was elected to the Hartford City Council. He was president of the Hartford NAACP and pastor at...
  • Democrats Yet To Embrace Malloy's Proposed Budget Cuts

    Democrats Yet To Embrace Malloy's Proposed Budget Cuts
    HARTFORD — Under increasing pressure from liberal groups opposed to any more spending cuts for social services, Democratic legislators have not yet embraced Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan for more budget reductions and fewer tax increases as they...
  • Connecticut House Democrats to hire outside media consultant

    The majority Democrats in the Connecticut House of Representatives are hiring an outside media consulting firm to review the caucus' communications operations and recommend how it can improve getting its message out to the public. The planned...