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CT's Hfd. office towers honor Grasso, Fauliso

Gregory Seay |

The state's leaders and other officials were on hand Wednesday morning to formally dedicate its newest downtown Hartford office buildings in honor of two renowned state leaders.

Connecticut sues to revoke ex-mayor Perez's pension

Patricia Daddona |

The state of Connecticut is suing to revoke or reduce former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez's pension.

State education funding to be a battleground in budget dispute


Huge questions over how state aid for schools and state colleges ultimately will fare will be a critical focus of Democratic and Republican leaders as they grapple with reconciling their vastly...

Hedge fund manager could throw hat in ring in CT governor's race

Patricia Daddona |

Hedge fund manager David Stemerman is exploring a run for Connecticut's top political post under the Republican Party banner, according to multiple published reports and a letter he sent to investors...

Authorities in 39 states investigate opioid industry

Patricia Daddona |

Attorneys general in 39 states, including Connecticut, say they have expanded their probe of the opioid industry, which began with Purdue Pharma, to include four other drugmakers and three...

Moody's: CT's long-term fiscal prospects 'stark'

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's budget crisis has been stabilized in the short-term by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's executive order, but the long-term outlook may be more "stark," says a fresh analysis from Moody's...

ConnDOT debuts Meriden railside parking

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut transportation officials have opened 225 parking spaces in an $8.8 million downtown Meriden parking garage to improve rail access for regional commuters and travelers, authorities said.

CT income up, poverty down

Matt Pilon |

Median household income in Connecticut ticked up nearly 3 percent in 2016, while the number of people living below the poverty line trended down, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census...

MGM pitches Bridgeport casino as feds delay tribes' expansion


MGM Resorts International launched a glitzy new campaign Monday to expand into Connecticut, an effort that curiously coincides with the Trump administration, at least temporarily, halting the state's...

Analysis: Continued budget impasse will hurt city, town credit ratings

Patricia Daddona |

A protracted state budget stalemate is expected to result in reduced credit ratings for municipalities in coming months, S&P Global Ratings said Friday, before lawmakers passed a $40.7 billion...

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