The new tax obligations Connecticut wants to impose on its corporations are a growing trend around the nation. And some advocates say it’s a movement that’s long overdue.
The Senate has approved the USA Freedom Act, which will alter the way U.S. agencies conduct surveillance and gather data. A final vote on the bill came late Tuesday afternoon, after amendments to the bill failed.Update at 9:30 p.m. ET: Obama's SignatureFollowing an expedited enrollment process, President Obama signed the bill into law late Tuesday."Enactment of this legislation will strengthen civil liberty safeguards and provide greater public confidence in these programs," Obama said in a...
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When Alice Shea decided to start biking to work, it wasn’t easy at first. The ride from her house in East Windsor to her job at Travelers Insurance in Hartford was about 17 miles, and at the time, she wasn’t an active cyclist. Shea thought that taking a local bus line part of the way until she built up her stamina would be the easiest solution. There was only one complication: in 2006, there was no place for Shea to put her bike on the bus.
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A controversy has erupted between the state’s largest teachers union and an education reform group over student privacy. The Connecticut Education Association claims that Hamden Public Schools gave an education reform group school data that risks exposing personal information about students.
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The agency that runs the state's insurance marketplace under Obamacare approved a new budget Thursday, and this will be the first year that Access Health CT will operate without substantial federal support.
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