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Lawmakers Reject Agreement On DCF Federal Monitor

(CBS Connecticut) — A General Assembly committee today rejected a deal that could have moved the Connecticut Department of Children and Families closer to emerging from federal oversight, while also curtailing lawmakers’ ability to cut the department’s budget. 402 more words


State Budget Writers Consider $570M In Reduced Spending

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Connecticut General Assembly’s budget-writing committee plans to vote on a revised budget that reduces the spending plan by nearly $570 million in the new fiscal year. 113 more words


Pa. Police Academy Cheating Scandal Forces Out 29 Cadets

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – An investigation into cheating at the Pennsylvania State Police academy has effectively forced out 29 cadets, the force’s commander said Wednesday, just three weeks before the class is scheduled to graduate. 284 more words