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CBIA CEO sees shared pain in commission's recommendations

Matt Pilon |

Shortly after the state Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth began holding public meetings, labor leaders accused the CEO-led group of having determined in advance what they intended to...

Sportech, CT Lottery support sports betting amid AG's pushback


Sportech Venues Inc., the operator of 16 parimutuel betting parlors across Connecticut, lobbied lawmakers Thursday to legalize sports betting.

AG: Initial step to MGM casino would not jeopardize tribal deal


Attorney General George Jepsen advised legislators Thursday that the state could take a tentative step toward testing the market for opening Connecticut to commercial casinos without immediately...

Mark Boughton stable after seizure at campaign event

Mark Pazniokas | CT Mirror |

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, a prominent Republican gubernatorial candidate for governor who underwent surgery last summer to remove a benign, lemon-sized tumor from his brain, collapsed Thursday...

Recreational marijuana legalization gets public airing today

Joe Cooper |

Several Democratic state lawmakers Thursday morning are holding a press conference to tout a a bill that would regulate the retail sale of marijuana in Connecticut.

Global IT giant Infosys to bring 1,000 jobs to Hartford

Matt Pilon |

With the help of up to $14 million in state grants, India-based information technology and outsourcing provider Infosys will open a facility in Hartford that will employ 1,000 people within the next...

Study links longer-term opioid prescriptions to more time off work

John Stearns |

Longer-term prescribing of opioids causes substantially longer duration of temporary disability among workers with work-related low back injuries, according to a new study from an independent,...

CTHealthLink, DSS agreement seen as benefit to Medicaid patients, doctors

John Stearns |

A new data-sharing agreement between Connecticut's Medicaid provider and a statewide health information network aims to help Medicare beneficiaries and healthcare providers more easily exchange...

Deaf woman sues Hartford HealthCare for not providing interpreter

John Stearns |

A deaf woman from Windsor has filed suit in federal court against Hartford HealthCare (HHC), alleging her rights were violated when she wasn't provided sign language interpreters during her 12-day...

CCM backs plan to revitalize CT — despite risk to local aid

Keith M. Phaneuf | CT Mirror |

Despite a potential risk to local aid, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities has endorsed the full report of the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth.

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