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  • Insurance Companies Favor Proposed Tax Change

    Insurance Companies Favor Proposed Tax Change
    One of the state's largest corporations, The Hartford, on Monday hailed a proposed rollback of a computer tax that has become highly controversial at the state Capitol. Two other large Connecticut insurers, Aetna and Travelers, agreed that proposed...
  • The Tricky Business of Measuring Business Climate

    Forbes ranks Connecticut 36th among the states as a place to do business. Others peg it as low as 47th. On the plus side, Bloomberg places it fourth on its list of innovative states. And Connecticut ties for second-lowest business tax burden measured...
  • Social service advocates fear new Connecticut budget cuts

    Groups that provide behavioral health and development disability services, as well as the clients and their families, voiced concern Tuesday that cuts to community-based programs could be revisited to help scale back business tax increases criticized by...
  • Municipalities Seeking Changes To Budget, Too

    Municipalities Seeking Changes To Budget, Too
    The Connecticut Conference for Municipalities will deliver a list of recommended changes to the state budget to state legislators this week, according to Robert Labanara, the director of public policy and advocacy for the organization. Passed on June 3...
  • Cutting R&D Tax Credits Imperils Bioscience Growth

    Cutting R&D Tax Credits Imperils Bioscience Growth
    For nearly half a century, Boehringer Ingelheim has called Connecticut, specifically Danbury and Ridgefield, home to its U.S. headquarters. Our 2,700 employees — your friends, family members and neighbors — travel each day from 134 of...
  • If State Law Allowed For It, Foley Would Challenge Malloy In Recall Election

    If State Law Allowed For It, Foley Would Challenge Malloy In Recall Election
    The Hartford Courant's Andrew Duehren reports: Tom Foley, a two-time Republican gubernatorial nominee, lamented the absence of a recall statute in Connecticut and discussed his future plans for elected office during a televised interview on FOX CT....
  • Audit: Millions may have been wasted in disability payments

    Millions of dollars may have been paid in disability benefits to Connecticut retirees no longer eligible to receive them because officials stopped verifying whether they should keep sending the checks, state auditors said Wednesday. An investigation by...
  • Source Of Connecticut Student Loans Lowers Rate

    Source Of Connecticut Student Loans Lowers Rate
    Starting next academic year, the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority will offer student loans at a historically-low fixed interest rate of 4.95 percent, down from the current rate of 6.75 percent. The rate will apply to loans that...
  • Hartford HealthCare To Eliminate 335 Positions, Affecting 418 Workers

    Hartford HealthCare To Eliminate 335 Positions, Affecting 418 Workers
    The parent company of Hartford Hospital and four other Connecticut hospitals said Wednesday it will eliminate 335 full-time-equivalent positions, which means 418 people, some of the part-time workers, will lose their jobs, starting in the next two weeks....
  • Taxes, Cuts In Limbo As Malloy Balks On CT Budget

    Taxes, Cuts In Limbo As Malloy Balks On CT Budget
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Democratic legislative leaders showered themselves with praise upon passage of a two-year, $40 billion budget on the frantic final day of the General Assembly session. They hailed their work as historic and helpful to the state's...
  • Coalition wants higher tax, not cuts after Malloy's move

    The persistent battle over Connecticut's budget continued Thursday as a coalition of labor unions and social service advocates urged state lawmakers to increase income taxes on the wealthy rather than impose eleventh-hour spending cuts on a budget they...