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CT ranked third best for working moms

Keith Griffin |

A new study claims Connecticut is the third best state for working moms based on factors like workday length, family leave policies, and school system quality.

Charter Oak announces tuition for first online master's

Keith Griffin |

Charter Oak State College has announced tuition for its first master's degree program, which commences this fall.

$100M budget gap between governor, legislature

Mike Savino | Journal Inquirer | 1

Democratic legislative leaders say that disagreements with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on how to close a budget deficit next year still total more than $100 million, despite a third budget proposal

Closed New Britain organic farm gets new life

Keith Griffin | 1

A New Britain organic farm that was shuttered last November has new life after a restaurant chain owner stepped up and purchased the property.

Chief court administrator calls cuts 'catastrophic'

Keith Griffin |

The state's top administrative judge is calling proposed cuts to the judicial branch “unprecedented and catastrophic” in a memo he sent to the governor and legislative leaders.

Lembo: State budget will end FY $259.1M in the red

The state is on track to end the current fiscal year with a $259.1 million deficit, according to projections released by the state comptroller Monday afternoon.

If it gets its way, Tesla promises major CT distribution center

Keith Griffin |

If given permission to sell its electric vehicles directly to consumers in Connecticut, Tesla today promised to open a regional distribution center in the state.

W. Hfd. wins more time to decide on UConn campus

Gregory Seay |

UConn has granted the town of West Hartford more time to decide whether to match a Chinese organization's pending $12.6 million offer to buy its campus-property in town.

Senate OKs med. marijuana for minors

A bill that would allow minors to qualify for registration in the state’s medical marijuana program is headed to Gov. Dannel P Malloy’s desk.

New retirement program squeaks by in Senate


Legislation creating a state-run retirement-savings program serving nearly 600,000 private-sector workers in Connecticut squeaked through the State Senate and is on its way to the governor for action.

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