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Middlesex Health ups minimum wage to $15

Joe Cooper |

Middlesex Health isn't waiting for the state to raise its minimum hourly wage to $15.

Pitched battle over bill to prohibit 'deceptive advertising' at faith-based pregnancy centers

KATHLEEN MEGAN | CT Mirror |

A bill that would prohibit “deceptive practices” at faith-based pregnancy centers drew passionate — and conflicting — testimony from people on both sides of the issue at a...

CT GOP calls for transportation investment, public-private partnerships, outsourcing

Joe Cooper |

Republican Senate leaders aired proposals Wednesday morning that include making major transportation investments over the next three decades, providing incentives for defense manufacturers and...

Pressure builds to repeal tax on inheritances of the wealthy

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

For years, minority Republicans in the General Assembly have fought to repeal Connecticut's tax on inheritances of the wealthy.

W. Hartford's meeting agendas go paperless

Gregory Seay |

West Hartford has partially gone “paperless,'' activating a cloud-based portal that relies more on generating digital documents.

CT sees slight uptick in solar jobs

Matt Pilon |

While U.S. solar employment declined in 2018 for the second straight year, Connecticut solar jobs held stable, according to the nonprofit Solar Foundation's annual count.

Lamont promises to cut borrowing by 39%

Joe Cooper |

Gov. Ned Lamont continued previewing his first proposed budget to business leaders on Tuesday morning as he promised to shave Connecticut's borrowing by 39 percent.

Lamont gives limited preview of his 2019 legislation

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT Mirror |

Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday he intends to submit legislation next week to extend the period between drivers' license and motor-vehicle registration renewals, create an election-day holiday and...

Lamont tells CT to expect lean spending, sales tax expansion

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

In a lead-up to his first budget next week, Gov. Ned Lamont asked Connecticut residents Monday to brace for a lean spending plan that overhauls service delivery, restructures pension debt and...

Study predicts $15M in spending from proposed W. Locks sports complex

Anthony Branciforte | Journal Inquirer |

An economic impact study commissioned by developer JABS Sports Management LLC says the company’s planned sports complex at the intersection of Route 20 and Interstate 91 in Windsor Locks would...

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