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M. Jodi Rell

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  • State's Health Care Advocate Opposes Anthem Rate Increase Proposal

    The state's health care advocate called on Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut on Wednesday to withdraw a proposal that would increase rates on individual health insurance policies by as much as 32 percent — and urged the state...
  • Rell Vetoes Bill To Abolish Death Penalty

    Rejecting calls for abolition, Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell vetoed a bill Friday that would have repealed the death penalty in Connecticut. A longtime supporter of capital punishment, Rell said the ultimate penalty should be reserved for those who commit...
  • Blumenthal: Limit How Much Utility Customers Pay Toward Executive Salaries

    Attorney General Richard Blumenthal urged state officials Tuesday to again consider limiting how much ratepayer money can be used to pay salaries of public utility executives. Blumenthal said utility customers contributed millions of dollars toward...
  • Connecticut Gears Up For Annual Sales Tax-Free Week

    Connecticut Gears Up For Annual Sales Tax-Free Week
    Financial woes aside, Connecticut is getting set for its Sales Tax Holiday Week, which will run from Sunday, August 16, through August 22. During the Sales Tax Holiday Week, most individual items of clothing and footwear priced under $300 are exempt from...
  • Casinos Agree To Pay $25 Million To Settle Lawsuit With Connecticut

    The state's two casinos Wednesday offered a little good news for Connecticut, which is facing a two-year, $8.5 billion budget deficit. The two tribes that operate Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun have agreed to pay $25 million in slot revenue to...
  • 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...
  • Prelude To Horror

    Prelude To Horror
    As a small circle of friends celebrated his freedom at a barbecue in July, Joshua Komisarjevsky brooded, burying himself in a bottle of whiskey. State probation officers had removed an electronic monitoring bracelet less than 24 hours earlier, bringing...
  • Hamden Native Killed In Afghanistan

    Hamden Native Killed In Afghanistan
    When the flag-draped casket of U.S. Army Capt. Benjamin A. Sklaver arrived at Dover Air Force Base Saturday, he was not only mourned by his parents and fiancee, but also by thousands of people in Uganda who simply knew him as "Moses Ben," the man who...
  • Capt. Benjamin A. Sklaver

    Capt. Benjamin A. Sklaver
    Capt. Benjamin A. Sklaver of Hamden died Oct. 2, 2009 in an ambush while on patrol in Muscheh, Afghanistan near the Pakistan border. He was 32. -------------------- When the flag-draped casket of U.S. Army Capt. Benjamin A. Sklaver arrived at Dover...
  • UConn Football Player Jasper Howard Stabbed To Death On Campus

    UConn Football Player Jasper Howard Stabbed To Death On Campus
    About nine hours after his Huskies walked off Rentschler Field with a victory over Louisville, after a press conference filled with smiles and platitudes, UConn football coach Randy Edsall's phone rang. When the phone rings at that hour, Edsall said, it's...
  • Mortgage Crisis: State Programs Reaching Only A Fraction Of Those In Need

    When Carl and Anjanee Wright fell behind in their mortgage payments a little more than a year ago, the Windsor couple saw the state's new foreclosure prevention programs as a beacon of hope. They felt sure that they would qualify. After all, they both...