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Still communicator-in-chief, Clinton offers Malloy a tutorial

President Clinton, a grandfather-to-be, practices as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal watch.

As always, Bill Clinton made it simple. He told Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a first-term Democrat with uncertain re-election prospects in a slowly improving economy, he had a good story to tell: Things were bad four years ago. You made them better. Just...tell...your...story. Continue Reading →

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Auditors: Workers’ comp officials overcharged insurers to rebuild fund

The state improperly charged Connecticut insurance companies and small businesses $450,000 last fiscal year to recoup a legislative raid on the Workers’ Compensation Administration Fund, the state auditors reported Monday.
But in a written response to the Auditors John C. Geragosian and Robert M. Ward, the commission insisted the assessment was necessary to ensure it had sufficient cash on hand to meet its obligations.
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It’s Labor Day, and unions’ message is fear Foley, favor Malloy

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy addressing a union breakfast. Lori Pelletier watches.

Unions can’t promise Gov. Dannel P. Malloy a win just by being with him in 2014. But of the few certainties in the business of campaigns and elections, count on this: Malloy, the first Democratic governor of Connecticut in a generation, is a lock to lose to Republican Tom Foley without them. The unions know that, so does Malloy. Continue Reading →

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