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  • Streamline Voting, Registrar's Office

    This is the second in a series on what the state should do in 2012. As Connecticut heads into the presidential election year of 2012, with an open U.S. Senate seat also up for grabs, the state should take a hard look at the business of politics and the...
  • Malloy: State Can't Stop Online Gambling

    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is bristling at the suggestion that he is bringing online gambling to the state. "I think there is a level of misunderstanding about online gambling and its prospects in the state of Connecticut," Malloy said Monday...
  • Dinner's DNA

    It was a State Capitol gathering of the faithful last week, and the message delivered by the anti-genetically-modified-food advocates was simple and direct: "People have a right to know what they're putting in their bodies." The problem is, the...
  • Tough road ahead for lawmakers who want to label genetically modified foods

    Tough road ahead for lawmakers who want to label genetically modified foods
    It was a State Capitol gathering of the faithful last week, and the message delivered by the anti-genetically-modified-food advocates was simple and direct: “People have a right to know what they’re putting in their bodies.” The problem...
  • Momentum rising for constitutional amendment to override Citizens United and stop the Super PAC deluge

    Momentum rising for constitutional amendment to override Citizens United and stop the Super PAC deluge
    The butt-ugly, Super Pac-polluted landscape of the Republican presidential primary battlefield may be the best argument yet for liberals who want a constitutional amendment to overturn “Citizens United.” That’s the code name for the...
  • Plan Would Cap State Tax on Wholesale Gasoline For 1 Year

    — State gasoline taxes would drop by about a penny a gallon under a one-year cap on the gross receipts tax, as proposed Monday by Democratic legislative leaders. The penny savings is at today's wholesale prices, and the savings could rise to 7.5...
  • Unions File Grievance Over Longevity Bonuses For State Managers

    State employee unions have filed a grievance over the highly controversial "longevity'' bonuses, saying that veteran state managers should not receive the money when union members do not. The dispute over the twice-yearly payments has been simmering at...
  • 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...
  • Strong Support For Bipartisan Jobs Package, But Questions Still Linger On Jackson Laboratory Plan At University Of Connecticut Health Center

    It is a tale of two bills. As the legislature prepares for a special session next week on creating jobs, negotiators are getting close to a bipartisan deal on a jobs package that would have widespread support. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy met with Republicans...
  • It's All About Jobs: Legislature Passes Bipartisan Incentives Bill

    It's All About Jobs: Legislature Passes Bipartisan Incentives Bill
    Lawmakers on Wednesday easily approved a $626 million package of incentives designed to create jobs, revive the economy and undo the state's image as hostile to business. The votes in the House of Representatives and the Senate were nearly unanimous....
  • McMahon and Murphy Launch Senate Campaigns

    McMahon and Murphy Launch Senate Campaigns
    The general election campaign for U.S. Senate was only hours old Wednesday when Republican Linda McMahon launched a robocall to 300,000 senior citizen households accusing Democratic rival Chris Murphy of voting to cut Medicare by $700 billion. Murphy,...