A New York State Supreme Court judge is expected to decide next week whether the State Board of Elections should change the wording of a casino gambling amendment. Critics say the wording is unfairly supportive of gambling.
A Connecticut company has agreed to pay more than $30 million to settle accusations it mislead consumers into signing up for discount credit monitoring, roadside assistance and discount travel services. Stamford-based Affinion Group reached the agreement with the attorneys-general from 47 states including Connecticut.
The tax, much reviled on Long Island, has been subsidizing the regional transit network by taking 34 cents for every $100 dollars businesses and governments pay in salaries. On Thursday New York's top court dismissed a lawsuit that claimed the tax was unconstitutional, but the story isn't over yet.
The processing of financial benefits for veterans has been frozen because of the partial government shutdown. The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs is reaching out to veterans to help them get the right information about how significant the impact could be.