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Posted inPolitics

Malloy spoke to Biden on guns

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy pushed hard today for a ban on the sale of large-capacity gun magazines and tighter national rules on the sale of guns during an appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” saying he was heartened by the approach he sees being taken by the Obama administration. “I had a great conversation yesterday with […]

Posted inEducation

UConn spends more on administration than its peers

The University of Connecticut spends more on administration than the 71 other public research universities nationwide, a review of U.S. Department of Education data by the Wall Street Journal has found. Of the $49,739 UConn spent on each student during the 2010-11 school year, $8,493 went to pay for non-classroom administrative costs. These costs make […]

Posted inEducation, Health, Money

CBIA says a stable state budget could be the best economic development tool

Getting its fiscal house in order might be state government’s best form of economic stimulus, topping any tax credit or grant program, Connecticut’s chief business lobby argued Thursday. The Connecticut Business & Industry Association unveiled a 2013 legislative agenda based upon three principles: a more sustainable state government, more competitive business costs and a greater […]