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Study: Hartford needs a bailout or bankruptcy

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford is the “most broken” of Connecticut's four challenged cities and will likely need a state bailout or bankruptcy protection to deal with its fiscal crisis, according to a new...

Larson seeks funds for concrete study

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Sen. Timothy D. Larson, D-East Hartford, is seeking funding for a Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering study to determine the number of homes affected by crumbling concrete foundations and...

Nonprofits say privatizing social services could save CT $1.3B

Keith M. Phaneuf | Connecticut Mirror |

Hoping to stave off cuts in the next state budget, nonprofit social service providers said privatizing an array of services for the intellectually disabled and mentally ill could save more than $1.3...

Lembo pushes Medicare Advantage change

John Stearns |

Connecticut is preparing Friday to issue a request for proposal (RFP) that could potentially save the state “tens of millions” on retiree health costs by implementing a Medicare Advantage...

E. Hftd. firm nets gov't deal for energy supply system

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford clean-energy developer Sustainable Innovations Inc. (SI) is developing an electrochemical system to address challenges in the energy supply marketplace.

Malloy making case for local school funding changes

Jacqueline Rabe Thomas and Keith M. Phaneuf | Connecticut Mirror |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and prominent legislators are beginning to brace the public for what they see as inevitable changes in how the state funds cities and towns as the state grapples with $1.4...

CT ranks 9th best state to raise family

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is the 9th best state in the country to raise a family, according to personal-finance website WalletHub.

CT revenues take a tiny bump up as Malloy preps next budget

KEITH M. PHANEUF | Connecticut Mirror |

If the absence of bad news is good news, then Connecticut received the latter Tuesday when analysts released their latest revenue projections for the state budget.

Children's group says tax hikes must be part of CT budget fix

Keith M. Phaneuf | Connecticut Mirror |

A progressive children's advocacy group is calling for a major tax increase to help solve the state's latest budget crisis, outlining more than $3 billion in revenue-raising options.

Mohegan sees 5.9% Dec. slots bump

Patricia Daddona |

Mohegan Sun on Tuesday reported a 5.9 percent increase in slot revenue for the month of December.

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