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Embattled Board of Regents chief resigns
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October 12, 2012

Robert A. Kennedy, the embattled president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education, announced his resignation

 
Board of Regents announces 'emergency' meeting to name interim successor to Kennedy
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October 12, 2012

The Board of Regents for Higher Education used a procedural move to add a second order of business to its meeting this

 
Board of Regents taps former UConn president to repair tarnished image
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October 12, 2012

The board that leads the state's scandal-marred, merged public college system endorsed former University of

 
Regents may need union permission to suspend three of the illegal raises
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October 15, 2012

While the Board of Regents for Higher Education has pledged to immediately suspend all 21 pay raises granted

 
Advocates want face-time with feds to protest state's health care cuts for the poor
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October 18, 2012

Diane Olsen wants to tell federal officials face-to-face why she visits state Department of Social Services' offices six times a year with the same paperwork.

The 69-year-old Willington woman said that

 
CAPSS Honors Governor Dannel P. Malloy Send
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Monday, October 01, 2012

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Plainfield business to receive $1.5M state loan - Norwich Bulletin
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Thursday, 27 September 2012
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Plainfield business to receive $1.5M state loan
Norwich Bulletin
As a member of the Legislature's Manufacturing Caucus, I support maintaining Connecticut's reputation as a home for high tech manufacturers,” he said. Maynard called the loan “the latest example of Connecticut's ongoing commitment to retaining and ...

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Gov. Malloy Announces $3.5 Million Loan For Thomas G. Faria Corporation - Patch.com
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Thursday, 27 September 2012
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Gov. Malloy Announces $3.5 Million Loan For Thomas G. Faria Corporation
Patch.com
Connecticut is wise to invest in the Faria corporation, which has been manufacturing world class instrumentation in our state for more than 50 years, because it has viable expansion plans to market a new generation of digital products internationally
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Leading labor coalition throws its support to Esty in 5th CD
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August 22, 2012

The state's largest labor coalition, the Connecticut AFL-CIO, overwhelmingly threw its support Wednesday to Democrat Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District race, further dimming the campaign

 
Merrill says August primary turnout drops slightly from 2010 totals
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August 23, 2012

Just under 28 percent of Connecticut's Republicans and only 19 percent of Democrats cast ballots in last week's primaries, Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill announced Thursday.

Turnout for both

 
Regulations to prevent ash borer spread begin this week
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August 7, 2012

The first steps to prevent the highly destructive and invasive emerald ash borer beetle from spreading beyond the four communities where it's been found in Connecticut begin later this week.

 
Plenty of agricultural worries even without ash borer problem
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August 7, 2012

Even without the arrival of the dreaded emerald ash borer, environmental and agriculture officials were braced to have their hands full this summer with a number of insects, diseases and other maladies

 
Malloy gets implied OK to pursue restrictions on health benefits for the poor
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August 6, 2012

Two state legislative panels will give Gov. Dannel P. Malloy the green light to eliminate Medicaid benefits for more than 13,000 of Connecticut's poorest residents -- but they will do so without a vote.

 
Lawmakers want review of prison sentence-reduction program
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August 9, 2012

Republican legislative leaders called Thursday for an informational hearing on a controversial program that allows prison inmates to reduce their sentences in exchange for participating in re-entry

 
GOP goes to court to secure top line on November ballot
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August 9, 2012

The Connecticut Republican Party announced Thursday it has taken the battle for control of the top line on the November ballot to court.

The action comes two weeks after Connecticut's top elections

 
Task force recommendation: more municipal care for trees
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August 20, 2012

In the year since Tropical Storm Irene battered the state, Connecticut's trees have come to be regarded as instruments of evil. They've been blamed for the extensive power outages caused by both Irene

 
GOP to hold hearing on prison credits without Democratic participation
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August 22, 2012

A new rift opened this week in the ongoing partisan dispute over a state program that allows prison inmates to shorten their sentences by participating in education, counseling and other re-entry

 
Recruiting a child prostitute in Connecticut
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August 6, 2012

A 15-year-old was having a bad day at Fitch High School in Groton, so she left school early that day in May 2010 and headed to Ocean Beach to clear her head. Within minutes, a sympathetic older man approached her. He comforted her and hung out with her at the beach

 
Connecticut health insurance rate increases driven by rising costs, not the ... - The Connecticut Mirror
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Monday, 27 August 2012
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Connecticut health insurance rate increases driven by rising costs, not the ...
The Connecticut Mirror
The double-digit rate increases recently granted to one and sought by two other large Connecticut health insurers are due mostly to increasing medical costs and only minimally to the impact of the Affordable Care Act, filings by the
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Gun Makers May Leave if NY and Conn. Pass Microstamping Laws - The New American
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Saturday, 25 August 2012
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Gun Makers May Leave if NY and Conn. Pass Microstamping Laws
The New American
The firearms industry in Connecticut succeeded in its efforts to defeat similar legislation when it was proposed in that state in 2009. Manufacturers, lawyers, and union and trade group representatives all took aim at the proposed microstamping
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WTIC-TV (Hartford) And WGN America No Longer Available Via Cablevision
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CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company's WTIC-TV, the Fox affiliate in Hartford, Connecticut, is no longer available on Cablevision's cable systems, denying subscribers access to the award-wining local news, traffic, weather, sports and high-quality entertainment...
 
United Technologies lays off 150 in Conn., NY - CBS News
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Thursday, 23 August 2012
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United Technologies lays off 150 in Conn., NY
CBS News
HARTFORD, Conn. — United Technologies Corp. said Thursday it has laid off 150 salaried employees as part of a restructuring of its UTC Aerospace Systems division. Seventy of the employees worked at a former Hamilton Sundstrand plant in Windsor Locks ...

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Connecticut governor questions GOP's patriotism - CNN (blog)
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Friday, 13 July 2012
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Connecticut governor questions GOP's patriotism
CNN (blog)
Williamsburg, Virginia (CNN) -- Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, a Democrat, questioned the patriotism of Republicans on Friday, saying their sole mission is to defeat President Barack Obama instead of passing meaningful legislation.
Malloy to attend governors'
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Ground broken in Singapore for new Yale-NUS campus by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
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http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnc/20120712/NE38004NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground was broken on July 6th for the Yale-NUS College campus, designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects in collaboration with Forum Architects of Singapore. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120712/NE38004 ) Jointly...


 
 
One-time Mass. health official heads Conn. agency - Boston.com
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Thursday, 21 June 2012
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One-time Mass. health official heads Conn. agency
Boston.com
A California health care expert who played an early role in Massachusetts' revamped health care system has been appointed by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P.

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A Vending Machine For Pot? It's In Hartford Today As Consultant Hopes To Spark Business
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Tuesday, 19 June 2012
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HARTFORD — A marijuana dispensing machine, not loaded with goods, is on display Tuesday in a Pratt Street storefront as its developer hopes to spark state rules allowing the automated distribution system for medical use of the plant.
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Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund announces new loans - Norwalk Plus Magazine
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Monday, 18 June 2012
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Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund announces new loans
Norwalk Plus Magazine
New Britain, CT - The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, in partnership with ... Interest-free loans and on-bill financing are also available to small business ...
PACE upgrades CT energy efficiencyHartford Business

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Conn. expanding small business jobs program - Bloomberg Businessweek
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Thursday, 14 June 2012
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Conn. expanding small business jobs program
Bloomberg Businessweek
Connecticut is expanding a $100 million small business jobs program as economic development officials say more than 700 companies are seeking assistance ...
Lawmakers Expand Small-Business Aid ProgramHartford Courant

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Conn. lawmakers pass wide-ranging budget bills - CBS News
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Wednesday, 13 June 2012
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Conn. lawmakers pass wide-ranging budget bills
CBS News
Conn. lawmakers pass wide-ranging budget bills. ... roll-your-own tobacco shops and require them to obtain manufacturing and possibly distribution licenses.
Jobs plan, other bills changed during one-day General Assembly ...Westport-News
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Northrup Grumman closing Norwalk plant that employs 315 workers - Chicago Tribune
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Thursday, 07 June 2012
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WTNH

Northrup Grumman closing Norwalk plant that employs 315 workers
Chicago Tribune
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Northrup Grumman has announced it will close its engineering and manufacturing facility in Norwalk and consolidate work at other facilities in Maryland and Illinois. The Connecticut facility employs 315 people.
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Quinnipiac University Names First Chair of Engineering; Plans for School of Engineering on the Horizon
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HAMDEN, Conn., June 6, 2012 ­/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A retired lieutenant colonel with more than 25 years of global experience in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has joined Quinnipiac University as chair of the new Department of Engineering. Scott Hamilton will design the...
 
Connecticut needs to stimulate job growth or face 'dismal' future - New Haven Register
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Friday, 25 May 2012
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Connecticut needs to stimulate job growth or face 'dismal' future
New Haven Register
By Luther Turmelle, North Bureau Chief University of Connecticut economists say the state faces a dismal economic future if officials don't take decisive action to stimulate employment growth. The latest edition of the Connecticut Economic Outlook
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Conn. education bill at a glance - Boston.com
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Tuesday, 08 May 2012
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Conn. education bill at a glance
Boston.com
HARTFORD, Conn.—Below are highlights from the wide-ranging education overhaul bill that passed by Connecticut legislators: --COMMISSIONER'S NETWORK: The bill creates a Commissioner's Network of up to 25 low-performing Connecticut schools.
Plugs $200 Million Deficit, Blocks Bus Fare
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Conn. legislature backs construction labor bill - CNBC.com
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Tuesday, 08 May 2012
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Conn. legislature backs construction labor bill
CNBC.com
HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut lawmakers approved legislation Monday that allows government agencies to negotiate labor agreements on construction projects. The House voted 109-37 to approve the measure, following Senate approval last week.
Education reforms clear Senate
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Why You Should Start A Company In... New Haven - Fast Company
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Wednesday, 25 April 2012
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Fast Company

Why You Should Start A Company In... New Haven
Fast Company
What's lesser known about New Haven is that is has long been a hotbed of startup activity: Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin here, as well as interchangeable parts for guns, sparking a small arms-manufacturing industry that encompassed Winchesters ...

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AG Jepsen: Groupon Changed Voucher Expiration Disclosures
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Tuesday, 24 April 2012
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Attorney General George Jepsen announced today that because of concerns raised by his office, Groupon has improved their consumer disclosure information on discount vouchers.



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Invasive insect found near Connecticut border - TheDay.com
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Wednesday, 18 April 2012
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Invasive insect found near Connecticut border
TheDay.com
By Judy Benson The Emerald Ash Borer has been found in an area of New York state 23 miles from the Connecticut border, state officials announced today. The invasive insect is an extremely destructive plant pest and is responsible for the death and ...
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Ct. minimum wage hike advances - Danbury News Times
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Monday, 16 April 2012
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Ct. minimum wage hike advances
Danbury News Times
Gomes spoke in favor of the bill during committee debate, noting the high cost of living in Connecticut. But opponents say that raising the minimum wage in the current economic environment could lead to job losses and a reduction in work hours for ...

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Commission to vote on $1.1 million for Asnuntuck - Foothills Media Group
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Friday, 16 March 2012
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Commission to vote on $1.1 million for Asnuntuck
Foothills Media Group
Asnuntuck's manufacturing program is a role model. The manufacturing technology center can train workers for jobs that exist now. At the same time, we can start building similar programs across Connecticut that are modeled on Asnuntuck's success.

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Conn. committee passes $1 hike in minimum wage - The Westerly Sun
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Friday, 16 March 2012
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Conn. committee passes $1 hike in minimum wage
The Westerly Sun
Connecticut Working Families, which supports the hike, released an analysis from the New York-based National Employment Law Project that determined that most low-wage employees in Connecticut work for large employers and national chains, ...
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Conn. Senate leaders propose utility penalties - BusinessWeek
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Thursday, 16 February 2012
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Conn. Senate leaders propose utility penalties
BusinessWeek
By STEPHEN SINGER Connecticut utilities would face penalties for taking too long to fix power outages during emergencies under legislation that Senate Democrats proposed Wednesday. The proposal also requires more tree-trimming to avoid power line ...
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Connecticut Innovations invests $450G in 3 state startups - New Haven Register
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Wednesday, 15 February 2012
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Connecticut Innovations invests $450G in 3 state startups
New Haven Register
Connecticut's quasi-public technology investment arm said Wednesday it has committed $450000 to three startup companies, including one in New Haven. The three startups splitting the money from Connecticut Innovations are Grey Wall Software of New Haven
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Conn. Government Gets Smaller, Not Less Expensive - Patch.com
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Wednesday, 15 February 2012
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Conn. Government Gets Smaller, Not Less Expensive
Patch.com
"We applaud those members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation who opposed the countless attacks on vital public health and environmental protections in 2011," said CTLCV Executive Director Lori Brown. State Rep. John Hetherington, a Republican ...

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Malloy Pressed On Higher One - New Haven Independent
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Tuesday, 14 February 2012
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Malloy Pressed On Higher One
New Haven Independent
And he and aldermanic President Jorge Perez called for a broader solution to the city's 11.7 percent unemployment rate. A spokeswoman for Higher One later said the company has been committed to New Haven and will continue to take part in local job ...

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Connecticut Association of Nonprofits Responds to State Budget Send
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Thursday, February 09, 2012
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Agenda is full for legislative session - TheDay.com
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Monday, 06 February 2012
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Agenda is full for legislative session
TheDay.com
Their plan would expand eligibility to an estimated 2600 additional firms for $180 million in state-funded loans and grants through Connecticut's new Small Business Express Program. The proposal calls for new incentives for businesses to hire post-9/11 ...

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Windsor man appointed Connecticut's first 'power procurement manager' - Post-Chronicle
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Friday, 27 January 2012
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Windsor man appointed Connecticut's first 'power procurement manager'
Post-Chronicle
Gaudiosi, 39, has worked with the Manufacturing Alliance of Connecticut since 1997. In his role with the alliance, Gaudiosi developed an expertise in energy issues, creating and managing a power and natural gas purchasing pool for industrial
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Conn. loses energy complaint despite paying lawyers $4.6 million, begins ... - Watchdog
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Monday, 16 January 2012
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Conn. loses energy complaint despite paying lawyers $4.6 million, begins ...
Watchdog
In all, Connecticut paid for the equivalent of one person working full time for six-and-a-half years on the case at an average cost of $336 per hour. Connecticut argued the three companies – Brookfield Energy Marketing Inc., Constellation Energy ...

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New York Ad Agency To Promote Connecticut Tourism
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Friday, 13 January 2012
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The ad agency tasked with promoting Connecticut as a great place to play, work and live may not come up with something as iconic as "Virginia Is For Lovers" or "I (Heart) New York," but it will sure have a lot more to work with than the state could have provided last summer.
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