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Senate Leader Says GE May Be Using Conn. Budget As Layoff Cover

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — General Electric says the idea that it has been planning layoffs in Connecticut and plans to use the state’s just-passed budget as “cover” is completely untrue. 324 more words

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Connecticut Senate Passes Budget Minutes Before Deadline

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Connecticut Senate voted Wednesday night in favor of a two-year, $40.3 billion Democratic budget that drew sharp criticism from several of the state’s major employers for raising taxes. 475 more words

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Connecticut Lawmakers Set To Vote On Revised Budget Plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are expected to vote on the latest version of a two-year Democratic budget proposal that received some last-minute changes after several major employers publicly balked at… 261 more words

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Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes Calls On Congress To Help Replace I-95 Bridge In Stamford

STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork)U.S. Rep. Jim Himes is calling for Congress to step up its efforts to fund infrastructure improvements nationwide, including replacing a crumbling bridge in Stamford. 220 more words

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House Passes Multi-Step Process For New Connecticut Casino

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A bill that creates a multi-step process for possibly opening a new tribal casino in Connecticut is heading to the governor. 254 more words

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As Temperatures Soar, Connecticut Utility Working To Prevent Power Outages

STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Summer isn’t here yet, but the hot, humid weather is — and Connecticut’s major energy supplier has been working to prevent power outages. 161 more words

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Clock Ticking For Connecticut Lawmakers To Strike Budget Deal

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Just days before the Connecticut General Assembly is set to adjourn for the session, there is still no agreement on a new… 178 more words

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