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Connecticut Lawmakers Wrap Up Legislative Session

State lawmakers reached a midnight deadline on Wednesday to close out an election-year legislative session marked by disagreement over whether Connecticut’s economy is finally improving after the recession.

05/08/2014

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State Lawmakers Work Against Clock To Finish Budget-related Bills

Connecticut lawmakers were tying up loose ends Tuesday on a new state budget, with the General Assembly passing a $953 million bonding package that includes millions of dollars for pre-kindergarten classrooms, drinking water projects and preservation of a 1,000-acre forest.

05/07/2014

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Electric Consumer Protection Bill Heads to House

Consumer protections that promise more transparent billing and marketing by electricity suppliers in Connecticut unanimously cleared the state Senate on Tuesday.

04/29/2014

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Women’s Championship Wagers

Connecticut’s Governor.Lieutenant Governor and U.S. Senators have made some friendly bets with their Indiana collegues on the NCAA Women’s National Championship game in Nashville between undefeated UConn and Notre Dame.

04/08/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Committee Advances Tax Package

By SUSAN HAIGH¬†¬† Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed $55-per-person tax refund cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, passing the General Assembly’s tax-writing committee with mostly Democratic support. The concept […]

04/01/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Committee Advances Minmum Wage Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A bill pushed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to increase Connecticut’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017 has cleared a key legislative hurdle. The Democratic-controlled Appropriations Committee on Monday […]

03/24/2014

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Latino Expo Set For Hartford

Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to attend the annual Latino Expo, an event in Hartford intended to benefit Hispanic families, businesses and their owners. Those providing services at the expo include Access Health CT.

03/08/2014

Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Law Would Prevent ‘Vicious’ Label For Horses

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing legislation clarifying that domesticated horses cannot be considered vicious.

02/11/2014

John McKinney (Courtesy State Senate Republicans)

McKinney: Pryor Must Go

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, a Republican candidate for governor, is calling on Connecticut’s education commissioner to resign, saying he has failed to implement Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s key education reform initiatives.

02/04/2014

Jonathan Slifka. Photo courtesy of the governor's office.

Governor Appoints Advocate For Disabled

Jonathan Slifka, a community volunteer who was born with spina bifida, was chosen by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend improvements in the way the state provides information and access for people with disabilities.

01/08/2014

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