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UConn medical school unveils new curriculum

Q&A talks about the UConn School of Medicine's revised curriculum with Dr. Suzanne Rose, senior associate dean for education.

Eversource holds off on credit reporting pilot

Patricia Daddona |

Eversource is delaying a move to implement monthly credit reporting of residential payment activity, part of a proposed one-year pilot program approved by state regulators in May.

S&P downgrades Hartford's bond ratings

Greg Bordonaro |

The city of Hartford received more negative financial news Thursday as ratings agency Standard & Poor’s downgraded several of the city’s bond ratings, citing concerns...

State auditors ask DRS to speed up audits

Patricia Daddona |

The state Department of Revenue Services paid nearly $1 million in interest payments on three tax returns held for audits by failing to review the returns and calculate the interest in a timely way,...

Blumenthal, Murphy unveil federal Green Bank legislation

Matt Pilon |

U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, along with a fellow senator from Rhode Island, on Thursday introduced federal legislation to create a national green bank.

CT delegation takes aim at Pa. coal plant

Matt Pilon |

All seven members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation urged the Environmental Protection Agency this week to force a Pennsylvania coal plant to reduce air pollution that wafts towards...

CT attaches strict terms to Sikorsky's $220M incentive package

Patricia Daddona |

Sikorsky Aircraft will stay in Connecticut through 2032 and produce CH-53K helicopters here, incurring penalties if the company and its parent, Lockheed Martin Corp., fail to meet terms of their...

Audit: Comptroller awarded contracts without proper approvals

Kym Soper | Journal Inquirer |

The state comptroller’s office awarded personal service agreement contracts totaling nearly $5 million that lacked approval from all relevant parties prior to the start of the contract period,...

Study: CT taxpayer burden second highest in nation

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's debt marks it as the next-to-last fiscally sound state in the country, with a burden of $49,000 per taxpayer, according to Chicago-based Truth In Accounting (TIA), a nonprofit dedicated...

HUD says some federal funds could be used for foundations

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney, D-2nd District, today released a letter from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that indicates municipalities might have a way to pursue federal grant...

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