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  • Tiny Working Families Party A Coalition Pushing Labor Agenda

    Of the 1.9 million voters in Connecticut, only 15 are registered with the Working Families Party. "I don't know who any of them are," said Jon Green, executive director of the party. Is he one? "No," he said, laughing. Confused? What the Working...
  • State Senate Democrats Call For 80 Percent Tax Surcharge On Bailout Bonuses

    In the latest proposal to recoup the AIG bonus money for taxpayers, state Senate Democrats are calling for an 80 percent tax surcharge for anyone who receives a bonus from a company receiving federal bailout money. Senate President Pro Tem Donald...
  • State Budget Bill Lowers Sales Tax, Increases State Income Tax For Rich

    State Budget Bill Lowers Sales Tax, Increases State Income Tax For Rich
    The state House of Representatives late Monday approved a Democratic-written budget bill that would cut estate taxes for the wealthy, reduce the sales tax for everyone and increase the state income tax for couples earning more than $1 million a year. For...
  • Gay Marriage Off Agenda

    Close, but not there yet. That's where many state lawmakers view themselves in terms of support for same-sex marriage, leaders of the powerful judiciary committee say. Rather than force a vote on a controversial gay marriage bill that would probably...
  • Middletown Power Plant Explosion Kills 5, Injures Many More

    Middletown Power Plant Explosion Kills 5, Injures Many More
    A devastating explosion that was heard and felt for miles destroyed a power plant Sunday morning as workers purged a natural gas piping system, killing at least five and injuring many more, emergency response officers said. Homeowners miles away said the...
  • Rell Wants Answers From Power Generators

    Gov. M. Jodi Rell asked the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday to investigate possible criminal violations in the payment of $85.8 million to New York power generators for electricity that she said they never intended to deliver. Rell sent a letter...
  • Connecticut Taking Daytime Version Of 'Deal,' And Jobs That Go With It

    Here's the deal — the prime-time version of NBC's "Deal or No Deal" game show features more than two dozen models in every episode, the daytime version just two. Still, that will be two more TV models working in Connecticut now that NBC and the...
  • Rell's Proposed Health, Education Cuts Criticized By Connecticut Voices For Children

    The governor's proposed cuts to state health and education programs would weaken two "leading areas of progress" in the state economy, according to a study released Tuesday by the advocacy group Connecticut Voices for Children. While the state has...
  • It's 'Wait-And-See' For GM Dealers As Cuts Loom

    General Motors plans to start notifying thousands of dealers this week that they'll lose their franchises by 2011, a drastic winnowing that's expected to reduce the number of GM dealerships in Connecticut by a third or more. The Connecticut Automotive...
  • Bradley Airport Administrator Jeff Schultes Resigning From Post

    Bradley Airport Administrator Jeff Schultes has resigned after less than a year on the job, the state Department of Transportation announced Friday. The resignation takes effect May 1 and will once again leave Bradley, New England's second largest...
  • Connecticut court allows gays to wed

    The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday gave gay and lesbian couples the right to marry, ruling that civil unions relegate them to a "separate" and "inferior status" that falls short of full equality. "We therefore agree with the plaintiffs that...