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  • Child Care Providers To Be Unionized

    After a six-year struggle, childcare providers will be unionized following a vote announced Tuesday. In a secret ballot held through the U.S. mail, the providers voted 1,603 to 88 to join the union, according to Matt O'Connor, a spokesman for CSEA/SEIU...
  • State Could Allow Online Gambling And Lottery Ticket Sales

    State Could Allow Online Gambling And Lottery Ticket Sales
    Online lottery ticket sales, even online poker, could become a reality if Connecticut lawmakers approve new forms of Internet gambling during next year's legislative session. A U.S. Justice Department ruling issued late last week clears the way for the...
  • 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...
  • State Budget On The Backburner

    State legislators have been working some very long hours during the regular session...just not so much on a state budget. The Democrats, Republicans and Governor Jodi Rell are so far apart on a budget that legislators have been using the time to deal...
  • Second Look: State's Homeless Shelters Brace For More Funding Cuts

    Second Look: State's Homeless Shelters Brace For More Funding Cuts
    Brian Baker is worried. As assistant director of a Hartford homeless shelter that has reached capacity, he and his staff have turned away nearly 2,000 people this year. He helps the poorest of the poor, including poverty-stricken families whose...
  • Pensions Paid To Guilty Officials

    Five convicted state officials who left office after pleading guilty to various crimes are cumulatively collecting nearly $100,000 a year in pensions paid by state taxpayers. That total could rise in the next few years, when former Gov. John G. Rowland...
  • Sustinet Gets A Second Chance As Democrats Override Rell Veto

    The Democrats at the State Capitol were flexing their muscles today as the Democratic Majority voted to override seven of Republican Governor Jodi Rell's recent 20 vetoes. One of the major overrides included one that lays the ground work for A Universal...
  • Lawmakers And Governor Unable To Reach A Budget Agreement

    They came. They talked and left just a few hours later without coming anywhere close to wrapping up a budget deal. Both sides say they are still really far apart and have a long way to go before reaching a resolution as to how to plug a whole in a huge...
  • Fedele Will Run For Governor If Rell Doesn't

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele says he'll be the Republican candidate for governor in 2010 if fellow GOP member M. Jodi Rell doesn't seek re-election. Fedele said Wednesday that he expects Rell to seek another term, but the...
  • Connecticut Favorites

    Republican John McCain and Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton hold double-digit leads among likely voters in the Connecticut presidential primaries on Feb. 5, according to a poll commissioned by The Courant. McCain's rise is a dramatic turn in a state where...