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Lawmakers lack vision in desperate budgeting process

If you find a stranger in your home over the next few weeks fumbling through couch cushions for loose change there's a good chance it could be a desperate state legislator.

CRDA's roots go back decades

New Britain attorney-lobbyist Brendan M. Fox knows well the role that the Capital Region Development Authority is playing to help revitalize Hartford.

CT's 'bridge bank' finds its stride redeveloping downtown Hartford

Gregory Seay |

For years, the 26-story former Bank of America building at 777 Main St. stood as an empty symbol of downtown Hartford's malaise as a hub for employment and urban living.

'Joementum' slows as Dems criticize Lieberman as possible FBI choice


Momentum slowed Friday on the expected nomination of former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman to head the FBI as the White House postponed an announcement of President Donald Trump's pick for the job...

Malloy: Only realistic casino expansion option is the tribes'


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy moved forcefully Friday for the first time to focus the legislature's debate on casino expansion, saying the only measure he would consider signing is a bill granting the owners...

CT takes legal action to protect ACA subsidies

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut took steps Thursday to protect health insurance subsidies enabled under the Affordable Care Act by intervening in a pending lawsuit that seeks to eliminate them, Attorney General George...

Report: CT's property taxes among highest in U.S.

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's property taxes are among the highest in the country, but they pale in comparison to those near New York City and in New Jersey, according to an analysis by the Tax Foundation, a...

Trump says Lieberman front-runner to head FBI


President Donald Trump on Thursday said former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman is his top pick to replace ousted James Comey at the FBI.

Homelessness in CT declines for 3rd year in a row

Patricia Daddona |

Homelessness in Connecticut has decreased for the third consecutive year and is at its lowest level to date, according to a new annual census from the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness.

Despite Capitol demonstration, some lawmakers uncertain about Tesla marketing bill

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Lawmakers on Tuesday joined nearly 100 supporters of a bill that would open the state’s automobile sales market to Telsa in an effort to amp up the pressure to pass a bill that has stalled in...

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