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GM owes CT, others $120M in ignition flap

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut will share in a tentative $120 million settlement with General Motors over allegations the auto giant hid safety issues tied to faulty ignition switches in certain car models, authorities...

Hartford man guilty of threatening judge

Gregory Seay |

A Hartford landlord convicted of threatening a federal judge faces up to five years in prison when he is sentenced in January, authorities say.

FAA wants $13.6M fix to Pratt's turbofan engines

Patricia Daddona |

The Federal Aviation Administration wants East Hartford jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney to replace potentially unsafe cracked air seals in its turbofan engines installed in nearly 1,000 airplanes at...

HHC sues Anthem over emergency reimbursement procedures

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford HealthCare is suing insurer Anthem for refusing to reimburse the healthcare provider directly for emergency medical services, alleging Anthem is retaliating because HHC didn't renew its...

Hospital lawsuit no longer an obstacle to new CT budget deal


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration clarified its position Thursday on a new taxing arrangement with Connecticut’s hospital industry — removing a key stumbling block to a new...

MIRA, MDC settle long-running plant dispute

Matt Pilon |

The state’s waste disposal and recycling agency will pay $8.3 million to the Metropolitan District (MDC) to settle a long-running legal dispute over a trash-plant operating contract that...

Former Bloomfield cryptocurrency CEO hit with $9.9M judgment

Matt Pilon |

A Connecticut federal judge has approved a $9.9 million civil judgment against the head of a former Bloomfield cryptocurrency business that defrauded customers out of millions of dollars.

AG offers no assurances on legality of Malloy budget order


Attorney General George Jepsen offered a legal opinion Tuesday that questioned the legality of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to administer municipal aid in the absence of a state budget.

Fasano wants legal opinion on Malloy's executive order prior to override vote

Patricia Daddona | 1

Republicans are pushing Attorney General George Jepsen to issue an opinion on the legality of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's executive order today in advance of an expected vote on lawmakers' move to...

New Britain to sue opioid makers

Matt Pilon |

The city of New Britain announced Monday that it plans to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors to recoup the addiction costs the city says it has borne in its social services and public safety...

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