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  • Middlesex College Plans Meriden Campus Closure Unless House Acts

    Middlesex College Plans Meriden Campus Closure Unless House Acts
    Middlesex Community College said it is still planning to close its Meriden Center campus and a manufacturing program despite state Senate approval of a bill to block the closure. The state House of Representatives has not yet considered the bill, and...
  • Analysis: How presidential-field rookie Marco Rubio might step up his game

    WASHINGTON Marco Rubio is the Republican presidential field's all-star newcomer, who looks great on paper and has limitless potential but he's also untested, unproven and unlikely to vault to the head of the crowded pack anytime soon. Rubio, who...
  • Why Republicans want a bigger US estate tax repeal than ever

    WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans have narrowed the estate tax so much that it affects only about 5,500 wealthy American households a year. Now they want to eliminate the tax altogether with a bonus for heirs. Under the latest plan, backed by...
  • How should we pay doctors under Medicare?

    In recent weeks, reform legislation that proposes to change how Medicare pays physicians drew much attention. The prod to action was the imminent expiring of the present fee schedule. For many years, Congress had failed to reach agreement about the...
  • Newtown victim inspires national education bill

    Days before his death, 6-year-old Jesse Lewis scrawled three words on his mother's kitchen chalkboard in Connecticut that could now prompt a national change in teacher training. Those three words — nurturing, healing and love — became the...
  • Former Montana Governor Tim Babcock dies at age 95

    Former Gov. Tim Babcock, who served seven years as Montana's chief executive and was a fixture on the Republican political scene for decades, has died at the age of 95. Babcock died Tuesday morning in Helena, state Republican Party Executive Director...
  • Congressman to introduce federal laws to protect consumers

    The need for federal laws that would protect consumers from the effects of identity theft and data breaches is more pressing than ever, as Americans are becoming increasingly reliant on technology — and increasingly vulnerable to cybercrime —...
  • IRS opened 19 percent fewer criminal cases in 2014, report says

    NEWARK, N.J. The Internal Revenue Service opened 19 percent fewer criminal investigations in fiscal 2014 than in the previous year, reflecting a decrease in budget and staffing, according to the agency. IRS agents initiated 4,297 investigations in 2014...
  • U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam talks about law-making with Madison students

    U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam talks about law-making with Madison students
    Fifth-graders at Madison School in Hinsdale heard a first-hand account of how their government works from U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam. Roskam, the Republican representing the 6th District, which includes parts of Hinsdale, Oak Brook and Clarendon Hills,...
  • State officials see big jump in sex trafficking cases

    Rhode Island law enforcement officials have seen a big jump in sex trafficking charges filed over the past year as they have begun working with federal agencies and local victim advocacy groups to target the perpetrators — and help the underage...
  • As Senate digs in, House budget plan faces many changes

    After several sharp twists and turns in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, an $11.2 billion two-year state budget is now in the hands of the Senate and the upper chamber is poised to alter the proposal substantially. Republican Sen. Jeanie...