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You are more likely to enjoy Labor Day this year if you live in North Dakota. Why do I say that? Because you're more likely to have a job if you live in North Dakota so you can relax with an extra day off. North Dakota leads the country with the...
Most everyone with a high school diploma is familiar with the great Dickens novel, “A Tale of Two Cities.” This week I am writing a tale of two states. There will, of course, be a couple of differences between the two. One, I am sure mine will...
Income inequality, like its cousin, corporate greenmail, can be bad or not-so-bad. If it means the richest people are making huge gobs of money while the rest of us are getting ahead nicely, that's not so terrible. A new report from Connecticut Voices...
The last couple of years have been big for Connecticut's neo-psychedelic soul trio the Stepkids. They released their debut self-titled album on Stones Throw Records to critical acclaim, made fans out of Radiohead's Thom Yorke and rapper Tyler, the...
It's been months, even years of everyone wondering when the economy will “get back to normal.” Now, after the 8000th terrible jobs report, many people are beginning to believe that the answer is “never.” Could this be the new...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelLast week was the 47th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut, the Supreme Court decision that established that restrictions on birth control violate the right to privacy. Normally this doesn't seem like a big anniversary, but this year, with all of the...
Connecticut wants to attract captive insurance companies, hoping the state's unrivaled labor market of people in the industry will work to its advantage -- along with a tax credit. In October, the state legislature refined regulations and approved a...
Blog-o-nomics - Orlando SentinelAlmost 30,000 Floridians on long-term unemployment will lose their extended benefits this weekend, as the “EB” program begins to expire. Across the country, more than 200,000 people will be affected, according to CNNMoney, which reports ...
The Hartford CourantConnecticut’s private sector has recovered 44 percent of the jobs lost in the recession, though job losses in the public sector erased some of that progress. When Connecticut’s unemployment rate was 9.4 percent in October 2010, about 180,...
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State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding ChangesThe Hartford CourantHARTFORD — Gov.Dannel P. Malloyopened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20...
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Sep 3, 2012 |Story| Hartford Courant
Sep 4, 2012 |Column| Imperial Valley Press Online
Aug 30, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Aug 29, 2012 |Story| WTXX-LTV
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Feb 28, 2012 |Story| Hartford Courant
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Apr 12, 2012 |Story| Hartford Courant
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