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Recently, the Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly took a strong step toward growing and strengthening the wages of Connecticut's lowest-wage earners by voting to increase the state's minimum wage. In doing so, the committee also...
As most parents are acutely aware, and scientists have proved, the brains of adolescents are not fully developed. That's why youngsters are often impulsive, reckless and blissfully unaware of the consequences of their actions. It's also why...
The Hartford CourantEvery year the lights go out a little more on the public's right to know about its government, and they're growing dimmer again in 2013. Legislation pending in the Connecticut General Assembly could further erode the state's Freedom of Information Law...
Greater HartfordCommunity Health Charities of New England has appointed new officers and members to their board of directors. Michael Caron, director of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), has been elected as chairman of the board. Michael served in the...
The Hartford CourantIn November of 2014, Connecticut voters will consider amending the state Constitution to eliminate restrictions on early voting and allow greater access to absentee ballots. The referendum is the result of a joint resolution approved by the state Senate...
The Hartford CourantIf a Hartford resident is in a Somers prison, should he be counted for census purposes as a resident of Somers or of Hartford? For ages, the U.S. Census Bureau's answer — and Connecticut's — has been Somers. But in 2010 the Census Bureau...
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The Hartford CourantAlthough decades of research indicate that raising the minimum wage does not adversely affect employment, this untrue claim is recycled whenever the Connecticut General Assembly considers providing working people with a small wage increase. Businesses...
Greater New BritainYWCA New Britain will be hosting its 15th biennial Women in Leadership Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Wednesday, May 15 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. The event will recognize women in central Connecticut who demonstrate extraordinary...
New Haven Register, Conn.The leadership of the General Assembly says the votes are there and they expect to pass a bill this session that would offer driver's licenses to undocumented residents, citing reasons including training, insurance, revenue and safety. If it passes,...
The Hartford CourantState Republican Party Chairman Jerry Labriola asked the state attorney general Monday to investigate the propriety of a conference call last week in which the state’s energy and environment commissioner, Dan Esty, gave a briefing to an...
The Hartford CourantState Republican Party Chairman Jerry Labriola asked state Attorney General George Jepsen Monday to investigate the propriety of an April 23 conference call where state energy Commissioner Dan Esty gave a briefing to clients of the investment firm UBS...
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