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Video: Workplace Retirement: Mirror/AARP Google Hangout

Along with sponsor AARP, The Connecticut Mirror will host its third Google Hangout on Thursday morning with Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo to discuss workplace retirement and savings options. Joining host and Mirror Budget Reporter Keith Phaneuf will be Lembo and AARP National Senior Legislative Representative Sarah Mysiewicz Gill from Washington D.C. Topics covered will include private workplace retirement options available to employees, payroll deduction savings plan and unfunded liabilities. Continue Reading →

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Malloy reappoints Klein, Reviczky and Rehmer

Her department is not yet listed in the State Register and Manual, the official registry of state government known as the Blue Book, but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy knows Evonne Klein is the commissioner of housing -- and he wants her to come back for a second term. The same is true for Steven K. Reviczky as commissioner of agriculture and Patrcia A. Rehmer as commissioner of mental health and addiction services. Malloy announced Wednesday he intends to reappoint Klein, Reviczky and Rehmer after he begins his second term on Jan. 7. He named Klein to lead the newly created state Department of Housing in February 2013. Continue Reading →

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Coltsville faces hurdles before official national park status

The Coltsville Historic District used to be known as Armsmear, home of Samuel and Elizabeth Colt.

It will likely be years before the Coltsville neighborhood near the Connecticut River in Hartford will welcome its first visitors to the Coltsville National Historical Park. Before the big day, a series of property transfers will have to take place and plans will have to be developed by the National Park Service, processes that typically take a long time. Continue Reading →

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