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Klarides Proposes Alternative Budget that Offers Path to Economic Stability
On April 17, Deputy House Republican Leader Themis Klarides unveiled a balanced budget fix that reduces spending, pads the Rainy Day Fund, does not create deficits and stays within the Constitutional Spending Cap - a plan for fiscal stability that sharply contrasts Legislative Democrats' shadowy gimmicks.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
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Governor Malloy Releases Connecticut's Cybersecurity Strategy
NEW BRITAIN, Conn., April 14 -- The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority issued the following news release: Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released a cybersecurity plan for Connecticut's utilities to help strengthen defense against possible future threats, such as a cyberattack.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Boughton builds eastern pipeline with campaign hires
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton looks over at his campaign manager, Heath Fahle, during an interview with him and his campaign team at his campaign office in Danbury, Conn, on Monday, March 31, 2014.
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People Dying As State Dithers On Narcan
That's a question for the governor, the General Assembly, and the array of state agencies - far too many, God knows - that have jurisdiction over addiction services here.
Dominion Power buys California solar, and Virginians ask, "Why not us?"
The news broke on April Fools' Day, making Virginians feel we were the victims of a bad joke: Dominion Power announced it had bought six California solar projects, for a total capacity of 139 megawatts .
University of Connecticut Assigned Patent for Semiconductor Devices Manufacture
The co-inventors are Faquir C. Jain, . The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8698226.PN.&OS=PN/8698226&RS=PN/8698226 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by
Long workdays loom for state legislators
State lawmakers are taking a brief hiatus over Easter weekend but will be putting in long hours starting next week as they have only 2½ weeks left to pass budget adjustments for next year and consider legislation about keno, a statewide port authority, the National Popular Vote and fracking, just to name a few.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The max penalty must be on table
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued a letter Friday afternoon to MTA President Joseph Giulietti that included some tough talk about expectations for its May schedule changes.
Connecticut Department of Children & Families continues abuse of trans girl
We published a guest post on Monday from ACLU staff attorney Chase Strangio about a crisis in Connecticut social services and imprisonment.
Boost In Legal Aid Funding Sought
Debbie Diaz was in tears in a New Haven courthouse when she learned she was being evicted because the apartment she rented was being foreclosed on by the bank.
Connecticut's Individual Right to Arms - 190 Years Before Heller
There is no ambiguity in Connecticut's constitutional right to armed self-defense.
Connecticut DOT Mistakenly Tweets Of Ferry Sinking
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is embarrassed after accidentally sending out a false tweet about a local ferry sinking.
OP-ED | Republicans Should Beware Of Rowland's Stench
Could this be the end of the road for former Gov. John G. Rowland? If once again convicted of political and financial malfeasance, will he ever be taken seriously when he's released from prison a second time? And moreover, will his legal troubles drag down Republican candidates, especially the six running for the privilege of unseating Gov. Dannel ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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Editorial: Proposed Conn. bill poised to help college sexual assault victims
In an optimistic turn of events, the state House of Representatives unanimously voted to pass new legislation that will offer further support and prevention for sexual assault victims on Connecticut college and university campuses.
Connecticut House Passes Bill Declaring Horses Aren't 'Inherently Vicious'
Members of Connecticut's House of Representatives want to make it clear they don't believe horses are inherently vicious, a response to a recent state court ruling.
Conn. enrolls total of 208,301 in health coverage
Access Health CT reported that 78,713 people signed up with private insurance carriers as of April 13. The rest enrolled in government-funded Medicaid.
GOP Budget Scraps Malloy's Gimmicks, Rebate
Minority Republican state legislators today pitched an alternative budget that weeded hundreds of millions of dollars out of gimmicks from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan and canceled the governor's controversial rebate.
Bill To Give Adult Adoptees Access To Their Birth Certificate Advances
In a Thursday morning vote outside the House chamber, the Judiciary Committee approved legislation to give adult adoptees access to their birth certificates.
Detained Trans Girl Speaks Out, Details Abusive Past
A 16-year-old transgender girl who was sent to an adult prison last week, depite not being charged with a crime, has issued a statement in the form of a court filing.
Vermont GMO labeling bill passes state senate
A bill requiring foods produced with genetic engineering be labeled in Vermont has passed by 28 votes to two in the State Senate.