Archive for May, 2011

New CT CIO, security grants to be cut in half, bills march through the CGA

May 24, 2011
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Here are last week’s political news highlights in and about Connecticut. Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced a proposal that he made concerning the University of Connecticut Health Center. The project, estimated at $864 million, would help create thousands of jobs in the bioscience industry and construction, according to his website. Funding for it...
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Unions concede, purchasing decisions, CGA busy legislating

May 17, 2011
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 Here are the political news highlights from last week from and about Connecticut. An agreement was reached between Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy and state employee union leaders concerning his proposal that state employees concede a total of $2 billion over the next two years in an effort to address the state budget...
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Budget signed, some plan to challenge it in court, more join 2012 races

May 9, 2011
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Here are last week’s political news highlights from and about Connecticut. Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law the new state budget, starting on July 1, 2011 and ending on June 30, 2013. It includes tax increases valued at about $3 billion for the next two years combined, the highest tax hikes in...
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Bond commission news, labor unions rally, education consolidation

May 3, 2011
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Here are the political news highlights from last week in and about Connecticut. Here’s a list of brief descriptions of the most important impact of some of the bills that the state House of Representatives passed last week. They will need to pass the state Senate as well before they would go to the...
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