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‘We’re stuck’: As deadline nears, House Democrats are still groping for solutions to $1.2 billion in deficits

With time running short to develop a plan for closing $1.2 billion in deficits, the legislature’s budget-writing panels received little help Wednesday from majority Democrats in the House of Representatives. In a closed-door meeting, the 114-member caucus came down strongly against any deep cuts in spending, particularly those aimed at social services and health care, […]

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‘Undecided’ tops gubernatorial poll; Bysiewicz ahead in AG race despite negative news

Tom Foley, the only candidate airing television commercials, has opened a lead in the Republican race for governor, while Ned Lamont and Dannel P. Malloy top the Democratic field, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. But the two gubernatorial contests remain wide open, with 50 percent of Republican voters and 44 percent of […]

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Keno, tolls opposed in poll

Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s proposal to raise money by broadening legalized gambling with electronic Keno games in bars, restaurants and convenience stores is overwhelmingly opposed in a new poll, 70 percent to 27 percent. A Quinnipiac University poll released today found opposition to Keno across all demographic groups, a finding likely to give legislators pause […]