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Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy says President Donald Trump’s budget proposal devastates programs that serve the state’s neediest and protect the environment.

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The Republican leader of the Connecticut House of Representatives would like to put a brake on Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s signature business incentive program.

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A Welcome Center off the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills will switch to self-checkout kiosks to comply with the Federal Highway Administration. The switch is the result of a conflict with the federal government over that welcome center.

Johnathon Henninger

A controversial bill to allow a third casino in Connecticut was approved by a key legislative committee today. The bill received reluctant approval in the General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee after an unfavorable legal opinion by Attorney General George Jepsen earlier this week.

The smallest faction in the divided State Senate, the Independent Democratic Conference, has been permitted by the ruling party Republicans to issue its own alternate spending plan. That has angered the rest of the Democrats.

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