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  • Senate OKs Sunday Bow-Hunting -- And Ends A 20-Year Political Saga

    Senate OKs Sunday Bow-Hunting -- And Ends A 20-Year Political Saga
    One of the Connecticut General Assembly’s epic lobbying campaigns, a 20-year story of close calls, colorful personalities and hardball politics, concluded Wednesday with final passage by the Senate of legislation allowing the bow hunting of deer...
  • Sen. Fasano Tries Again on UConn Foundation Privacy

    For the second time in less than two weeks, Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano proposed an amendment that would force the University of Connecticut Foundation to comply with the state's open records laws. And for the second time in less than two weeks,...
  • GOP Calls For Independent Ethics And FOI Agencies

    HARTFORD — Senate Republicans called Thursday for the state to overturn Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's move to consolidate key watchdog agencies into a superagency. Sen. Michael McLachlan of Danbury said the state's ethics, elections enforcement and...
  • GOP Calls For Independent Ethics and FOI Agencies

    Senate Republicans called Thursday for the state to overturn Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's move to consolidate key watchdog agencies into a super-agency. Sen. Michael McLachlan of Danbury said the state's ethics, elections enforcement and Freedom of...
  • Senate Votes To Create Task Force on Elections

    The state Senate approved a bill Wednesday to create a task force that will study potentially allowing voting in other polling places as a regional improvement in the future. Sen. Steve Cassano said a task force could look into alternative forms of...
  • Senate Rejects Making UConn Foundation Subject To FOI Law

    Senate Rejects Making UConn Foundation Subject To FOI Law
    HARTFORD — The Senate rejected an amendment Tuesday that would have made the UConn Foundation subject to the state's freedom of information law. The foundation has prevailed several times in recent years in blocking efforts to make its operations...
  • Finance Committee Backs Cap On Car Tax Rate

    Finance Committee Backs Cap On Car Tax Rate
    HARTFORD — A key legislative committee on Wednesday endorsed a sweeping plan to cap motor vehicle taxes, encourage regional cooperation among communities and hand over a portion of the sales tax to local governments. "I believe that this bill will...
  • Bill That Would Allow More Casinos Advances To Senate

    Bill That Would Allow More Casinos Advances To Senate
    HARTFORD — A bill clearing the way for up to three new tribal casinos in Connecticut overcame another hurdle Monday, winning the endorsement of the legislature's planning and development committee. But the proposal will still be subject to some...
  • DOT Chief Pitches 30-Year Transportation Improvement Plan

    DOT Chief Pitches 30-Year Transportation Improvement Plan
    HARTFORD — A long-term overhaul of the state's transportation network would cut air pollution and save time for commuters, but perhaps more importantly would help shore up Connecticut's economy, Transportation Commissioner James Redeker told...
  • CT Business Day serves up some plain talk

    At the Connecticut Business and Industry Association's annual Connecticut Business Day at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, the emphasis was again on encouraging small business owners to express their concerns to their legislators, and some...
  • UConn Foundation Clash Continues

    UConn Foundation Clash Continues
    HARTFORD - The longrunning clash over the transparency of the University of Connecticut Foundation continued Monday as some lawmakers pushed for the foundation to be subject to the state's Freedom of Information Act. Top UConn officials testified that...