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Obama To Push Minimum Wage Wednesday At CCSU

President Obama will push a minimum wage increase when speaking at Central Connecticut State University Wednesday.

03/01/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Malloy Among Governors Who Oppose Military Cuts

The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are stepping up calls on President Barack Obama to scale back the proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.

03/01/2014

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CEO: ‘Mentally Retarded’ Could Work For $2 Wages, ‘You’re Worth What You’re Worth’

Speaking with a “Daily Show” correspondent about President Obama’s plans to increase minimum wage, Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff ridiculed the idea, suggesting that the “mentally retarded” could work for $2 an hour, because “you’re worth what you’re worth.”

01/30/2014

File photo of the Facebook homepage. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Police Officer Suspended For Racist Facebook Post About Obama

A racist, vulgar Facebook post about President Barack Obama by a police officer has caused the cop to be suspended from duty.

01/29/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal.  (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Conn. US Senators Cautious On Surveillance Reforms

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are sounding cautious over work facing Congress in reforming NSA surveillance practices as proposed by President Barack Obama.

01/18/2014

File photo of a polling station. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Some Schools Want To End Role As Polling Places Because Of Security Concerns Following Newtown Massacre

Some schools want to end their traditional role as polling places because of security concerns since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, leaving their communities without easy alternatives for voting sites.

01/06/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

File Photo,  Danel Malloy (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Won’t Work In Connecticut’: State Will Not Abide By Obama’s Request To Continue To Sell Canceled Health Plans

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state of Connecticut will not abide by President Barack Obama’s request that states allow insurance companies to continue offering plans that don’t meet minimum levels of coverage required by the federal health insurance overhaul.

11/22/2013

Thomas Leonardi (from Connecticut Department of Insurance Website)

Insurance Commissioner Breaks Down Policy Cancellation Numbers

For the most part, health insurance policies that were canceled in Connecticut had little or nothing to do with mandates of the new federal law. So says Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi. He says 27,000 […]

11/18/2013

File photo of U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT).  (credit:  Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Conn. Murphy Praises Mental Health Coverage Parity

Connecticut’s U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is praising President Barack Obama’s new rule that requires insurers to cover treatment for mental health and substance abuse no differently than they do for physical illnesses.

11/09/2013

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