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  • Universities Fight Malloy's Plan To Cut Scholarship Program

    Universities Fight Malloy's Plan To Cut Scholarship Program
    HARTFORD — Presidents and administrators at 16 private colleges in Connecticut are lobbying against the elimination of state scholarships for their students as proposed under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's state budget. Malloy wants to cut $12.2...
  • Utilities, Consumer Counsel Dispute Whether Electricity Bill Changes Will Meet State Deadline

    HARTFORD — It may take longer than expected for the dozens of electric companies operating in Connecticut to add new information to monthly bills, the state's top consumer official said Tuesday. Connecticut's major electricity distribution...
  • Connecticut Considers "Right to Try" Legislation

    HARTFORD -- Debra and Tim Gove were getting ready for their next act. The Durham couple planned to sell their house and sail down the coast aboard their 30-foot trawler for he adventure of a lifetime. But last February, while moving a box, Debra Gove's...
  • Governor's $40B Budget: Cuts, Revenue Boosts, Lofty Goals

    Governor's $40B Budget: Cuts, Revenue Boosts, Lofty Goals
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy presented a two-year, $40 billion budget Wednesday that trims the state sales tax, collects more taxes from businesses and hospitals, and sets the stage for a political fight over levies, campaign promises and the...
  • Advocates, Lobbyists Fear Cuts In Malloy Budget

    Advocates, Lobbyists Fear Cuts In Malloy Budget
    HARTFORD - For Dawn L. DeMatteo, the state budget is personal. DeMatteo traveled to the state Capitol this week to warn legislators and advocates about the impact of potential budget cuts as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy prepares to release his budget...
  • Better Political Balance Begins With Open Primaries

    Better Political Balance Begins With Open Primaries
    Connecticut's Republican Party made gains in last November's election, picking up 10 seats in the state House of Representatives. That's heartening if you believe that state government works better when one party doesn't have a lock on it. Beyond that,...
  • Malloy Names New Banking Commissioner

    Malloy Names New Banking Commissioner
    HARTFORD — When he was 16 in the late 1970s, Jorge Perez got the chance to work as a mail clerk for the old Union Trust Bank in New Haven for minimum wage. On Friday, Perez, now 52, with a banking career that spans more than 25 years, was nominated...
  • Malloy: Allow Workers To Compare Their Salaries

    HARTFORD — Companies should not be allowed to prevent their workers from talking about their own paychecks, Gov. Dannel Malloy said Thursday. Malloy is asking the legislature pass a bill that would outlaw prohibitions on comparing pay among co-...
  • After Tenet Collapse, A Scramble: Rockville, Manchester Hospitals Up For Sale

    After Tenet Collapse, A Scramble: Rockville, Manchester Hospitals Up For Sale
    Hopes were still alive for a merger with Tenet Healthcare when the board of directors at Eastern Connecticut Health Network convened its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Twenty-four minutes later, in mid-meeting, CEO Peter J....
  • DCF's Katz and Sen. Fasano Square Off Over Agency Oversight, Accountability

    DCF's Katz and Sen. Fasano Square Off Over Agency Oversight, Accountability
    The Republican leader of the state Senate and child-protection Commissioner Joette Katz squared off Thursday at a public hearing over three GOP proposals to increase public oversight of the Department of Children and Families and create an independent...
  • Tenet's Plan To Buy Connecticut Hospitals Is Dead

    Tenet's Plan To Buy Connecticut Hospitals Is Dead
    A final effort to salvage plans by a for-profit hospital chain to buy five nonprofit hospitals in Connecticut fell apart Wednesday afternoon as both Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tenet Healthcare Corp. said that they could not reconcile their differences....