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  • It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending

    It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending
    Connecticut, one of the richest states per capita in the union, just can't seem to get on the plus side of the budget ledger. It's past time that it did. Despite a special session of the General Assembly called in December to eliminate a projected...
  • Former Federal Judge To Help Decide Who Gets Sandy Hook Money, Sources Say

    Former Federal Judge To Help Decide Who Gets Sandy Hook Money, Sources Say
    The foundation charged with distributing more than $11 million donated after the Sandy Hook massacre is bringing in a former federal judge to help decide how that money will be allocated, two sources familiar with the selection said Thursday. Alan H....
  • Bridgeport Legislators Seek Settlement In Education Funding Case

    Bridgeport Legislators Seek Settlement In Education Funding Case
    Bridgeport legislators on Thursday began a campaign to pressure Gov.-elect Dan Malloy to negotiate a settlement in a 5-year-old lawsuit that calls for overhauling the way the state pays for its public schools. At the core of the suit, Connecticut...
  • 'An Adrenaline Junkie's Dream': Fireworks Pros Light Up The Skies

    'An Adrenaline Junkie's Dream': Fireworks Pros Light Up The Skies
    BOOM. Boom-BOOM-BOOM-BOOM-BOOM-BOOM. For a moment, the night sky is painted with kaleidoscopic streaks that seem to sizzle as they fall to earth. And then, in the time it takes to gnaw through a candied apple, the detonation symphony is over. 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...
  • AIG Could Have Skirted Connecticut Law On Bonuses, Experts Say

    Well before paying out bonuses, AIG decided that a threatening provision in the Connecticut Wage Act left the company no choice but to go ahead with $165 million in "retention pay" to the employees who helped drive the company into the ground. The...
  • 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...
  • NU Reaches Agreement To Bring Hydro Power To Connecticut

    Berlin-based Northeast Utilities and a Massachusetts utility have received approval from federal energy regulators to spend $1 billion to build a high-voltage power line to a hydroelectric plant in Quebec, allowing the export of 1,200 megawatts of "clean"...
  • Legislature, Blumenthal Issue Hearing Subpoenas To AIG Employees

    The state legislature and Attorney General Richard Blumenthal issued subpoenas Friday to 11 AIG employees or former employees with Connecticut residences, all in Fairfield County, ordering them to appear at a legislative hearing on Thursday. A subpoena...
  • Five Questions: Connecticut's Tourism Czar

    Five Questions: Connecticut's Tourism Czar
    Karen Senich, 40, was appointed executive director of the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism in February 2008 after having served as the commission's acting director for a year. Senich is a Connecticut native who practiced law for 10 years before...