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Malloy Making Minimum Wage A Major Issue

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has decided to invest a lot of political capital in the issue of the minimum wage, publicly calling for both the state and federal wages to eventually be raised to $10.10.

03/04/2014

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, New London (Courtesy City of New London website)

New London Enacts $10.10 Minimum Wage

New London has raised the minimum wage for municipal employees and contractors.

03/04/2014

UConn President Susan Herbst. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Herbst Applauds Obama’s Push To Stop Campus Assaults

University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst is expressing support for a White House initiative to fight sexual assault on college campuses.

01/23/2014

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Obama Awards Teaching Honors To Connecticut Pair

BOSTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama has named six teachers from southern New England among 102 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The White House announced on Friday that […]

12/20/2013

President Barack Obama's acknowledgement that his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance plan turned out to be inaccurate topped this year's list of best quotes, according to a Yale University librarian. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

‘If You Like Your Plan You Can Keep It’ Obama Promise Is Top 2013 Quote

President Barack Obama’s acknowledgement that his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance plan turned out to be inaccurate topped this year’s list of best quotes, according to a Yale University librarian.

12/15/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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Study: Twitter News Consumers Are Young, Educated, And Mobile

Analysis of the Newtown, Conn. shooting on Dec. 14 of last year showed how quickly Twitter topics can change. On the day of the shooting, sentiment and sympathy for the victims made up one-third of the conversation. But by Dec. 17, gun control, President Obama, mental health issues and the shooter doubled in focus.

11/04/2013

Karen Basha Egozi, Chief Executive Officer with Epilepsy Foundation Florida, takes an on-line course to become a "navigator" for the Affordable Care Act when exchanges open on Oct. 1, on Sept. 17, 2013 in Doral, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

RI Health Insurance Marketplace Website Crashes

Rhode Island’s new health insurance marketplace opened as scheduled for enrollment, but the website was quickly overwhelmed by visitors and went down.

10/01/2013

President Barack Obama is teeing off his Martha's Vineyard vacation with his favorite pastime — golfing. (Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Tees Off Vineyard Vacation At Golf Course

President Barack Obama is teeing off his Martha’s Vineyard vacation with his favorite pastime — golfing.

08/11/2013

President Barack Obama opened the first summer vacation of his second term Saturday on Martha's Vineyard, trading Washington debates over the budget, government surveillance and his health care overhaul for a hoped-for carefree week filled with golf, beach outings and hanging-out time with family and friends. (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Begins Martha’s Vineyard Vacation Stay

President Barack Obama opened the first summer vacation of his second term Saturday on Martha’s Vineyard, trading Washington debates over the budget, government surveillance and his health care overhaul for a hoped-for carefree week filled with golf, beach outings and hanging-out time with family and friends.

08/10/2013

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