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Committee approves nine judicial nominees

The legislature’s Judiciary Committee today recommended the confirmation of nine white judicial appointees whose nominations had been held up by the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus. The nominations now will be considered by the House and Senate, where their fate could be linked to ongoing budget negotiations. A promise Gov. M. Jodi Rell made Monday […]

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House votes in favor of requiring DSS to warn before closing daycare subsidy enrollment

The House overwhelmingly passed a bill requiring that parents and childcare providers be given 30-days’ notice before enrollment closes or eligibility requirements change for the state’s daycare subsidies. Childcare centers say they lose money when the program closes unexpectedly because they are not reimbursed for the children they have been caring for. Sudden program changes […]