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DOT launching $300K seatbelt campaign as usage drops

In preparation for Memorial Day weekend, the state Department of Transportation is spending $300,000 on its “Click It or Ticket” seatbelt campaign.

Acadia: CT backslides on emissions

For the first time in nearly a decade, Connecticut's greenhouse gas emissions rose over a two year period, between 2012 and 2014, according to an analysis released this week by the Acadia Center.

CT gas prices peaking for Memorial Day weekend

As many in Connecticut prepare to travel this Memorial Day weekend, average gas prices are at the highest point so far this year, according to AAA.

Merrill counters GOP opposition to motor-voter plan

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is contesting Republican legislative leader claims that it was improper for her to strike a deal with the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Survey finds few workers prepared for disabilities

A new survey of workers finds most aren’t prepared if injury or sickness put them out of work for more than a few days and most lack a plan for sustaining their income.

Optimism and pessimism about state's economy

Keith Griffin |

Connecticut residents are embroiled in a fiscal dichotomy. On the one hand, they feel good about their personal finances but give low marks to the state government's budget.

OPM predicts $259.1M deficit

Keith Griffin |

State budget officials continue to predict a $259.1 million deficit for the current fiscal year that ends June 30. OPM Secretary Ben Barnes said things get better in the next fiscal year.

Government reforms can’t stop now

Scott Bates | Connecticut Institute for 21st Century | 1

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and legislators deserve credit for addressing the state's budget deficit during this year's legislative session. As important as the work that was accomplished, is the way in...

Murphy pushes 'Buy American' reforms in Congress

Q&A talks with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy on steps he's taking in Congress to strengthen Connecticut manufacturing.

Hartford co. paying towards student loans

Foley, a provider of compliance, financial and insurance services for the transportation and employment industries, is establishing a student loan repayment program for its current and future...

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