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  • Comptroller: State Deficit Increases To Nearly $173 Million

    Comptroller: State Deficit Increases To Nearly $173 Million
    HARTFORD – In bad fiscal news for Connecticut, the comptroller said Wednesday that the state's budget deficit has increased to nearly $173 million because of worse-than-expected collection of taxes and federal grants. Comptroller Kevin Lembo...
  • State's Off-Label Drug Bill: What It Means To You And Why Insurers Want To Kill It

    State's Off-Label Drug Bill: What It Means To You And Why Insurers Want To Kill It
    A physician might prescribe an antidepressant to treat hot flashes or the asthma drug Singulair for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder even though they're not approved for the specific conditions by the Food and Drug Administration. It's a legal,...
  • Malloy Cut Nicks Veterans' Funeral Honors

    Malloy Cut Nicks Veterans' Funeral Honors
    The mask on the Malloy administration has slipped again. What an ugly face it revealed. How could it be otherwise when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy whacked $469,533 out of the state budget for Connecticut Honor Guard members to attend military funerals. The...
  • NFL suspending TV blackouts for 2015 season

    The NFL is saying bye-bye to blackouts. At least for 2015. No NFL games will be blocked from local television next season, the league said Monday at the owners' meetings. The teams voted for a one-year suspension of the long-standing blackout policy...
  • Navy wants Virginia class submarines to pack more punch

    Navy wants Virginia class submarines to pack more punch
    The Navy wants to add more firepower to its Virginia class submarines, which represent an important chunk of business for Newport News Shipbuilding. Some lawmakers like the idea a lot, and the Navy is now studying whether to accelerate the timetable....
  • Guardrails used on Virginia highways pass federal tests, but are they safe?

    Questioned guardrail endings used on Virginia highways and across the nation have passed a series of Federal Highway Administration crash tests, the agency announced Friday. The FHWA said it's not done with all its analysis, but the results are good...
  • Connecticut Likes Clinton, Q Poll Says; Bush, Walker Top GOP Field

    Connecticut Likes Clinton, Q Poll Says; Bush, Walker Top GOP Field
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have had a pretty rough week otherwise, but she's getting some love from Connecticut. A new Quinnipiac University Poll, released Thursday morning, said "Clinton can just e-mail it in to win Connecticut." " ....
  • Blumenthal Say He'll Seek Compromise In Amtrak Bill

    Blumenthal Say He'll Seek Compromise In Amtrak Bill
    A new measure by the House that could leave Connecticut out of a future Northeast Corridor high-speed rail system would hurt Amtrak as well as the state, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday. "I understand that reducing the number of stops to the minimum...
  • Bill Aims To Connect Female Veterans To Benefits, Services

    U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Davis saw three combat zones during one tour of duty and dodged bullets just like her male comrades. Still, the Enfield resident says she's never been treated as an equal in her 24 years as a soldier, and she doesn't...
  • CT Lawmakers Split On Netanyahu Speech

    WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
  • Low Capital Gains Worsen Deficit Projections

    Low Capital Gains Worsen Deficit Projections
    HARTFORD — With state income tax collections from Wall Street slower than expected, the comptroller is now projecting the state deficit at $101 million for the current fiscal year. Comptroller Kevin Lembo, a Democrat, said Monday that the state had...