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New Natural Gas Pipeline In Wilton

Yankee Gas today broke ground a new natural gas pipeline that will expand the availability of natural gas in the town of Wilton.

08/04/2014

Governor John Rowland, 2004 (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Rowland Jury Selection Begins This Week

Jury selection is starting for the trial of former Gov. John G. Rowland on federal charges that he tried to create secret consultant roles with two congressional campaigns.

08/04/2014

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DCF Investigates Fatalities Involving Children Birth To 3

A report by the child advocate’s office in Connecticut says 10 children up to age 3 were victims of reported homicides last year, and half of them lived in families involved with the state Department of Children and Families.

08/02/2014

New Britain Stadium (Photo Credit: minor league baseball.com)

NB Mayor To ‘Cats: Pay Up Or Get Out

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart has put the owners of the New Britain Rock Cats on notice – if they don’t pay their property taxes, they’ll have to find a new home.

08/02/2014

East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr.. Photo from Town of East Haven web site.

Woman Claims Mayor Exposed Himself To Her

An administrative assistant at East Haven Town hall has filed a complaint against the mayor, alleging he exposed himself to her as part of a pattern of sexual harassment.

08/01/2014

John McKinney  2014 GOP Convention (Courtesy CT-N)

McKinney: Eliminate Income Tax On Under $75K

State Sen. John McKinney, one of two Republican candidates for Connecticut governor, on Thursday called for eliminating state income taxes on those who make less than $75,000, saying middle-income earners have been hurt the most by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s policies.

08/01/2014

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State Unemployment Insurance Tax Stokes Complaints

Nearly 100,000 employers in Connecticut are about to get sticker shock as the state mails annual tax bills to pay interest on its $433 million federal loan for unemployment benefits for workers let go during the Great Recession.

08/01/2014

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DeLauro Introduces SWEET Act

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) Wednesday introduced the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET) Act to tackle the dual epidemics of obesity and diabetes by discouraging excessive sugar in beverages.

07/31/2014

Charla Nash (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate Committee Advances Primate Pet Bill

Federal legislation supported by a Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack, making it harder to keep primates as pets, has cleared a U.S. Senate committee.

07/30/2014

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