Archive for April, 2011

Budget agreement, Republicans release their plan, Finance Committee votes on highway tolls

April 26, 2011
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Here are last week’s political news highlights from and about Connecticut. On Wednesday, the state legislature and Governor Dannel Malloy agreed on the two-year budget starting on July 1, 2011 until June 30, 2013, estimated at $40.2 billion. The tax-free week in August will be preserved, and the sales tax on hair cuts, car...
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Malloy revises budget proposal, debate continues, more join races

April 19, 2011
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Here are the political news highlights from last week in and about Connecticut.   Here’s a list of some of the measures passed on the floor at the Connecticut General Assembly (CGA): • 48 acres are transferred from Trumbull to Bridgeport. The Connecticut Post reported that a $126 million project including the construction of a...
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Rail money, Finance Committee bills, Boehner in Connecticut

April 12, 2011
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Here are the political news highlights from last week from and about Connecticut. The Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) announced that Golden Rule Insurance Company filed a request to increase its individual health plans by 2.2 percent starting on July 1, 2011. The CID added that increases in medical costs and benefit mandates discussed in...
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Lembo projects surplus, Bysiewicz reports half a million for her campaign, Malloy keeps selling the budget

April 5, 2011
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Here are last week’s highlights from the political news world in and about Connecticut. The Government Administration and Elections Committee unanimously passed a bill that, if signed into law, would require, starting October 1, 2011, the secretary of the state to certify moderators or alternate moderators for the course of two years after a...
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