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  • A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs

     A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs
    Imagine getting a layoff notice, then being ordered to train your replacement. That's what has happened to hundreds of information technology employees at Southern California Edison. Since last summer, Edison, which serves nearly 14 million customers,...
  • No GMO Label Needed

    No GMO Label Needed
    At first blush, it sounds like a good idea: require the labeling of genetically engineered foods so that consumers can make informed choices about what they eat. Yet such a law, proposed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and other senators, simply caters to...
  • Liam McGee, Former CEO Of The Hartford, Dies Of Cancer

    Liam McGee, Former CEO Of The Hartford, Dies Of Cancer
    HARTFORD — Liam E. McGee, who led The Hartford insurance company through a transformation after the 2008 financial crisis and helped rid the city of one of its most visible eyesores, died Friday. He was 60. McGee was CEO from Oct. 1, 2009, through...
  • Blumenthal Pushing To Resurrect Vets Suicide Prevention Bill

    Blumenthal Pushing To Resurrect Vets Suicide Prevention Bill
    HARTFORD — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is resurrecting a measure to help prevent suicide among the armed forces and service veterans. The Democrat appeared in Hartford on Tuesday with the leaders of state veterans' organizations to tout...
  • Environmental Group Files Notice It Will Sue to Stop Plum Island Sale

    A Connecticut-based environmental group has decided to go to court in an attempt to block the federal sale of Plum Island, claiming the property in Long Island Sound is critical to the welfare of endangered and threatened species. Save the Sound, a...
  • Obama's Free College Proposal Could Be 'Game-Changer' For State's Students

    Obama's Free College Proposal Could Be 'Game-Changer' For State's Students
    Connecticut's elected officials and educators were enthusiastic Friday about the proposal by President Barack Obama to provide two years of free community college tuition to millions of students who maintain good enough grades, with one educator saying...
  • Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union

    Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union
    Most of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday drew enthusiastic support from Connecticut Democrats and the state's congressional delegation, especially his aggressive calls for free community college education, middle class tax cuts,...
  • New Generation Of Veterans Has Higher Suicide Risk, Study Finds

    New Generation Of Veterans Has Higher Suicide Risk, Study Finds
    Justin Eldridge's family will never fully understand why nothing seemed to ease the anguish of the young Marine and father of five as he wrestled with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury after a deployment to Afghanistan in 2004-05....
  • Proposal: Take Away Guns From People Subject To Temporary Restraining Orders

    Proposal: Take Away Guns From People Subject To Temporary Restraining Orders
    Two years after Connecticut passed one of the nation's toughest gun-control laws, advocates are pushing for a new bill that would allow the removal of guns and ammunition from a person subject to a temporary restraining order, without a hearing by a...
  • Blumenthal On Verge Of Big Win On Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill

    Washington РWith an average of 22 veterans committing suicide every day, U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and John McCain, R-Ariz., teamed up to try to do something about it. Their efforts are expected to pan out late today when the Senate...
  • S&P Agrees To $1.4B Settlement Of Deception Charges That Started In Connecticut

    S&P Agrees To $1.4B Settlement Of Deception Charges That Started In Connecticut
    Standard & Poor's has agreed to pay $1.375 billion to the U.S. government and 19 states to settle charges it misled investors when it issued positive ratings on shaky mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial collapse — a...