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11 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Bill pushes equal pay for women

A male health care worker in Connecticut on average earns almost twice as much as a woman performing the same job.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut, Law, Employment / Labor Law

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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15 hrs ago | Boston.com

Conn. man held on $2.5m bail in stabbing death of neice, 1

A Connecticut man accused of killing his 1-year-old niece by slashing her abdomen has been ordered held in $2.5 million bail.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Connecticut

19 hrs ago | JD Supra

Changes in State Breach Notification Laws

As data breaches continue to occur, breach notification laws are being amended or enacted.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Missouri, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

23 hrs ago | Medical News

After rejection of increases, Conn. premiums set to decrease

Elsewhere, Missouri regulators have less authority to review insurance rates than other states do.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Health Insurance, Health, Connecticut

Yesterday | It's Relevant

Video: Consumers Already Shopping for Tax Free Week

Consumers will be spending a little bit less on some of their purchases this week.

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Related Topix: Connecticut

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Solid Waste and Water Planning Dominate 2014 Connecticut Public Acts Concerning the Environment

The Connecticut General Assembly's 2014 "short session" yielded a modest crop of public acts concerning the environment.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Environmental Law, Law

News Times

Connecticut education chief looking for another job

Stefan Pryor, the controversial state Department of Education commissioner since September of 2011, announced that he will not be seeking a second term.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Stamford, CT, Redding, CT

jdsupra.com

Covering the Waterfront: Comprehensive Water Resources Management

Public Act 14-163 authorizes the Water Planning Council, established by Conn. Gen. Stat.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Environment, Science, Ecology

Greenwich Citizen

Post-Newtown Gun Laws: Arizona vs. Connecticut

Four months after the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, lawmakers banned at least 115 types of semi-automatic firearms.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Connecticut, Newtown, CT

JD Supra

Connecticut's Passage of Its Benefit Corporations and Social Enterprise Statute

Over the last few years, the phenomenon of corporations existing for the purpose of accomplishing a social good rather than only for maximizing profits for shareholders has taken root.

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Related Topix: Connecticut

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WTNH

Conn. fans flock to NJ for Eminem, Rihanna concert

Several Connecticut hip hop fans flocked to New Jersey this weekend for the "Monster Tour," with rap legend Eminem and chart topper Rihanna as the headliners.

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Related Topix: Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Rap, Eminem, Connecticut, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment

WWLP

Conn. WTA stop finds its identity

Connecticut's stop on the professional tennis circuit has a new name, a new sponsor and for the first time in several years, a sense of identity and security.

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Related Topix: Connecticut

The Day

Moving past the Aug. 12 primary

On Aug. 12, Republicans were asked to choose who should be their nominee to try to unseat the incumbent Democrat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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Related Topix: US News, Connecticut, Dan Malloy, US Governors, East Lyme, CT

Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

Gov. Malloy To Join In On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is the latest Connecticut politician to get doused with ice water to increase awareness about a debilitating disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Dan Malloy, US Governors, Connecticut

News Observer

Connecticut launches tax help video in Spanish

Kevin Sullivan, commissioner of the Department of Revenue Services, makes the introduction to the nearly 13-minute video in Spanish.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Tax, Small Business, Personal Finance

The Miami Herald

Connecticut launches tax help video in Spanish

Kevin Sullivan, commissioner of the Department of Revenue Services, makes the introduction to the nearly 13-minute video in Spanish.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Tax, Small Business, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 15, 2014

jdsupra.com

Solid Waste Change of Direction: "Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority"

Public Act 14-94 creates a "Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority" as successor to the Connecticut Resource Recovery Authority .

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Related Topix: Connecticut

CBS 3 Springfield

Sales tax-free week coming to Connecticut

Starting Sunday, Aug. 17 and lasting through Saturday, Aug. 23, the 6.35 percent sales and use tax will not be applied on purchases of clothing and footwear costing less than $300.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

News Times

Conn. unemployment rate falls to lowest level in years

Connecticut added jobs for a sixth straight month in July, dropping its unemployment rate to 6.6 percent, the state Department of Labor said Friday.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Law, Employment / Labor Law

CBS 3 Springfield

Report shows Connecticut crime rates declining

A new report shows murders are down in Connecticut, as well as other crimes such as rape, robbery and aggravated assault.

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Related Topix: Prison, Connecticut, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

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