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  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott recruiting Connecticut businesses

     Florida Gov. Rick Scott recruiting Connecticut businesses
    HARTFORD — Florida Gov. Rick Scott came to the capital city Thursday night on a two-day tour to lure companies to his home state, saying Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the legislature have made it easier for him by raising taxes here. Scott...
  • Democrats Unveil Budget Details

    Democrats Unveil Budget Details
    HARTFORD – House Democratic leaders, clearly worried by grim warnings from some of Connecticut's biggest corporations, scaled back portions of their business tax plan Tuesday and replaced them with higher cigarette taxes. The package calls for more...
  • House Backs Move To Start Process For New Casino

    House Backs Move To Start Process For New Casino
    HARTFORD — The House of Representatives voted early Friday to approve a bill that would start the process of authorizing a third casino in Connecticut, despite concerns about complicated legal issues that could derail any actual construction....
  • Bill Expanding Workers Comp for First Responders Approved by Senate

    The Senate early Friday approved a bill that would significantly expand the workers compensation system for first responders. The measure's fate in the House of Representatives remains murky, and with less than two weeks left in the legislative...
  • Labor Bill Gets Boost From High-Profile Senators

    HARTFORD — A group of high-profile senators is endorsing a controversial bill that would significantly increase workers' compensation coverage for police and firefighters. Senate Bill 593 would create the presumption that firefighters, both paid...
  • Controversial Labor Bill Gets A Boost From High Profile Senators

    Controversial Labor Bill Gets A Boost From High Profile Senators
    HARTFORD — A group of high-profile senators is endorsing a controversial bill that would significantly increase worker's compensation coverage for police and firefighters. Senate Bill 593 would create the presumption that firefighters, both paid...
  • Senate OKs Casino Bill, But Plots A Cautious Path

    Senate OKs Casino Bill, But Plots A Cautious Path
    HARTFORD — The Senate voted narrowly late Wednesday to start the process of authorizing a third casino in Connecticut, although proceeding on a cautious path that would buy the state more time to sort out complicated legal issues. The Senate...
  • Casino Development Eyed At Vacant East Hartford Movie Theater

    Casino Development Eyed At Vacant East Hartford Movie Theater
    An East Hartford development team has a plan for a $138 million casino at the vacant Showcase Cinemas along I-84 near Rentschler Field that it is pitching to the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes. The proposed casino would include 1,000 to 2,000...
  • House Votes For New Crime Of Electronic Stalking

    House Votes For New Crime Of Electronic Stalking
    HARTFORD – A measure that sailed through the House of Representatives would put a new crime on the books in Connecticut: electronic stalking. The bill would make it illegal to repeatedly use a global positioning system "or similar electronic...
  • General Assembly Sends Mixed Signals On Police Body Cameras

    General Assembly Sends Mixed Signals On Police Body Cameras
    HARTFORD – Several Connecticut cities and towns are moving faster on the issue of police body cameras than the General Assembly, where lawmakers last week took conflicting actions on funding and a statewide body camera mandate. Law enforcement...