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Philip Giordano (Cpirtesy De[partment of Correction)

Judge Says No To Giordano Request

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A judge has rejected a request by imprisoned former Waterbury Mayor Philip Giordano to have federal officials return two $4,000 suits, $5,000 in cash and other items seized from his home […]

02/09/2015

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Lawmakers Consider Tougher Texting While Driving Penalties

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are revisiting whether heftier fines are needed to stop motorists from texting while driving. The General Assembly’s Transportation Committee on Monday heard testimony on several bills that would create […]

02/09/2015

2014 Connecticut state income tax form

State Resumes Issuing Tax Refunds — With Extra Precautions

Some Connecticut taxpayers who asked for their refunds by direct deposit or debit card will be receiving paper checks, instead.

02/09/2015

Tax form 2011

State Tax Department Keeps Its Eye On Billionaires

By STEPHEN SINGER,  AP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ If you’re a billionaire living in Connecticut, chances are the tax department is keeping an eye on you. In a state home to some of […]

02/09/2015

Middletown Mayor Daniel Drew.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Some Towns Getting Creative With Snow Removal

(Middletown, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Cities and towns across Connecticut are having to get creative with where to put all this snow. With mountains of the white stuff continuing to grow, Middletown Mayor Dan Drew says […]

02/09/2015

(Pool photo/Bettina Hansen/Hartford Courant)

Toll Operator Hires Former Malloy Aide

A builder and operator of highway tolls has hired a firm employing a former top adviser to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as the governor is making transportation a major issue of his second term.

02/09/2015

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State Rep. Wants Study Of Vaccine Exemption Laws, Policies

A state representative has asked for a study of laws and policies governing vaccine exemption to determine if waivers intended for genuine religious objections are being used by parents personally opposed to vaccinations.

02/09/2015

Kevin Sullivan, file (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

ID Concerns Prompt DRS To Delay Mailing Refunds, Suggest Filing Early

The Department of Revenue Services is holding off on mailing and depositing refunds while it reviews security in the light of the recent Anthem data breach and bogus filings through TurboTax.

02/06/2015

Governor Malloy WTIC Photo

Malloy: Thousands In State May Be Affected By Anthem Hack

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says there’s “no doubt” the personal information of thousands of Connecticut residents was compromised when hackers broke into the Anthem health insurance database. Anthem is the largest […]

02/05/2015

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