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$1 billion for local start-ups
6:29 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

NY state pension funds are available for NY start-ups

NY Comptroller Tom DiNapoli
Credit NY Comptroller's Office

New York State's comptroller says he has money to invest in startup companies and entrepreneurs. The money is being invested through a partnership between the state’s pension fund and private equity managers.

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Conn. Governor race
6:35 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Malloy responds to Foley's accusations

Gov. Dannel Malloy speaking at Oxford Airport
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy dismissed allegations of ethical lapses against his administration on Monday.  The allegations were made by Malloy's 2010 GOP rival, Tom Foley, on the WFSB-TV program "Face the State' on Sunday.

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NYC mayor race
6:03 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Cuomo endorses de Blasio for NYC mayor

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, center, greets Democratic mayoral candidates Bill Thompson, right, after Thompson conceded the primary election to Bill deBlasio, left, on the steps of City Hall.
Credit AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is throwing his support  behind a candidate for New York City mayor race. He appeared at second place candidate Bill Thompson’s concession speech, and is endorsing the Democratic front runner, Bill deBlasio.

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Mandating charity meets resistance
7:59 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Rules boosting pro bono work postponed

NY Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman
Credit AP

New York's chief judge is postponing the implementation of new rules designed to boost the amount of pro bono work lawyers do in the state. 

This comes amidst an outcry from the state's bar association that the new rules are an invasion of privacy.

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Searching for jobs, or at least leads
10:36 am
Sat September 14, 2013

Job fair in Danbury, Conn.

Connecticut’s Department of Labor held its first job fair of the fall hiring season Friday in Danbury. During the summer the the state’s unemployment rate remained high compared to the rest of the country, at just over eight percent. 

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