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Campaign finance, minimum wage bills in the mix despite budget crush


It’s easy to forget the General Assembly will pass legislation this year that isn’t the state budget.

Tentative union deal prompts support from CT biz group

Patricia Daddona |

A Connecticut business group on Tuesday hailed reports that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state unions are close to reaching a deal on concessions to address the state's fiscal crisis.

Alexion c-suite shakeup continues

Patricia Daddona |

Drug-maker Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. says a search is underway for a replacement for research and development executive Martin Mackay, who is retiring at the end of the year -- one of four...

CT promotes bond investments with upgraded website

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Treasury has improved its BuyCTBonds website to provide investors and rating agencies with access to the latest information about state bond programs and finances.

CT has fewer uninsured due to ACA, officials say

Patricia Daddona |

On the eve of the seventh anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, state officials said the federal health insurance law has helped cut in half, to 3.8 percent, Connecticut's uninsured rate.

Berkshire Bank buys Commerce Bank, relocates HQ to Boston

Patricia Daddona |

The parent of Berkshire Bank, which has significant branch coverage in Greater Hartford, is buying Worcester, Mass.-based Commerce Bancshares Corp. for $209 million, and relocating its headquarters...

Tax commish Sullivan now leads federal tax agency

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin Sullivan said he has been named the new president of the Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA).

National advocate to help homeowners with crumbling foundations

Staff | Journal Inquirer |

The National Taxpayers Advocate has agreed to intercede on behalf of homeowners with crumbling concrete foundations in Connecticut, federal officials say.

CT unemployment debit cards to be replaced soon

Connecticut's Department of Labor says it is replacing unemployment insurance benefit debit cards with a new KeyBank card.

SEC suspends convicted Htfd. attorney

Patricia Daddona |

Federal authorities have suspended felon and former Hartford attorney Corey J. Brinson, following his conviction and license suspension in Hartford Superior Court.

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