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Boehner to headline Prescott Bush Dinner

John Boehner, the new speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, will headlline the Connecticut Republican Party’s annual fundraiser, the Prescott Bush Dinner. The Ohio congressman is a decent get for a state party without a member of Congress. The April 9 dinner at the Stamford Hilton will be an early measure of how enthused […]

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Higher ed officials back in-state tuition for undocumented students

With the support of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, officials of the state’s two largest public higher education systems are backing a proposal that would grant undocumented students in-state tuition. “Access is our core mission in public higher education,” Lousie H. Feroe, acting chancellor of the 36,600-student Connecticut State University System, told state lawmakers on the […]

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Proposed tax on nuclear plants would end electric bill surcharge

The General Assembly’s committee on energy unveiled a bill Tuesday that would replace a controversial surcharge on electric customers and a raid on energy conservation funds with a huge new tax on Connecticut’s two active nuclear power plants. The bill, raised by the Energy and Technology Committee, is patterned partly after the controversial windfall profits levy […]