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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes

    State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes
    HARTFORD — Gov.Dannel P. Malloyopened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20...
  • Dargan: Debate Over Legalizing Online Gambling in Connecticut May Not Happen in 2012

    Dargan: Debate Over Legalizing Online Gambling in Connecticut May Not Happen in 2012
    The battle lines have been drawn over whether the state should legalize online gaming but  debate over the contentious issue may have to wait for another day. Rep. Steve Dargan, co-chair of the legislature's public safety and security committee, said...
  • Battle Lines Drawn on Online Gambling

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy maintains it's only a matter of time before online gambling comes to Connecticut but a top legislative Republican says not so fast. Senate Majority Leader John McKinney, a Republican from Fairfield, says online gambling is currently...
  • Nonpartisan Fiscal Office Says Malloy Pension Savings Wrong By $3.1 Billion

    Gov. Dannel Malloy's estimate of pension savings over 20 years was wrong by $3.1 billion, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office said Friday. Malloy had announced that the state would save $4.8 billion over 20 years from a negotiated deal last...
  • New OFA Projection Puts Budget Deficit At $144.5 Million

    In more bad financial news for the state, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office now says the state budget deficit has grown to a projected $144.5 million. The Office of Fiscal Analysis released new numbers Wednesday night that say the state is...
  • Malloy 'Prospecting'' In Davos, Switzerland

    Malloy 'Prospecting'' In Davos, Switzerland
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy  says he is "prospecting" for business at an international conference in Switzerland so that companies can bring their operations to Connecticut. Malloy is spending several days in snow-covered Davos, where the community was hit...
  • Malloy Calls For Funding State Pensions

    Just days after a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds, Gov.  Dannel P. Malloy  called upon the state legislature to pour more money into the state pension plan. Malloy said his actions had nothing to do with the downgrade by ...