Rob J. Kane

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Kane, Coleman would resign from Senate under tentative deal

Democrats and Republicans negotiated a tentative deal Tuesday night in which Sen. Rob J. Kane, R-Watertown, and Sen. Eric Coleman, D-Bloomfield, would resign Wednesday morning in a carefully choreographed arrangement that would free each legislator to accept new jobs while maintaining the balance of power in an evenly divided Connecticut Senate. Continue Reading →

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UConn contract seems iffy as Appropriations vote nears

On the eve of a critical legislative committee vote, some members of the Democratic majority were still undecided on whether to approve a five-year salary contract for 1,900 University of Connecticut employees. Continue Reading →

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Legislators advance in-state tuition, financial aid for undocumented students

The state House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to expand the number of undocumented immigrants who qualify for much lower in-state tuition rates at Connecticut public colleges. Meanwhile, another bill that would make these students eligible to compete for a $140 million pool of financial aid was approved by the state Senate. Continue Reading →

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Dispute over Malloy borrowing plan heats up

Updated 1:25 p.m. Tuesday
Tensions built Monday between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration and state Treasurer Denise L. Nappier over the governor’s controversial proposal to use $325 million in borrowed funds to pay off debt over the next two years. Continue Reading →

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