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Both Houses pass $19 billion budget bill
11:48 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Conn. General Assembly approves Malloy's budget deal

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2014 file photo, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivers his 2014 State of the State address before a joint session of the legislature in the House Chambers at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn.
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A bill establishing a $19 billion state budget awaits signature from Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy. Over the weekend, the General Assembly approved a deal between Governor Malloy and legislative leaders.

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Business
10:23 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Conn.'s first sneaker trade show held in Bridgeport

Credit Tarice L.S. Gray

Connecticut’s first sneaker trade show  was held on Sunday at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport . The multi-billion dollar sneaker industry has captured the attention of novice traders in the area looking to get hold of the most sought after sneakers.

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Deal puts off reinstating some tax exemptions
5:55 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Gov. Malloy and Conn Democratic legislative leaders announce a state budget deal

Conn House Republican Leader Larry Cafero responding to the Democrat's budget plan on Friday
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut’s Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy and the Democrats who control the state legislature announced on Friday that they have reached an agreement on a revised budget. The $18.7 billion dollar budget deal follows the disclosure earlier this week that a $500 million budget surplus projected in January had shrunk to $43 million.

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U.S. Department of Education investigating
11:29 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

UConn among 55 schools investigated for response to sex abuse allegations

The University of Connecticut is one of 55 colleges and universities being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for its handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.  Federal officials named the schools on Thursday.

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Lawsuit against state settled
10:45 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Conn. agrees to move people with mental illness out of nursing homes

Connecticut officials say they will stop housing hundreds of mentally ill people in nursing homes. The decision is part of the settlement of a lawsuit against the state.

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